As a filmmaker with a finished feature film, it’s important to maintain positive thinking and keep your fingers crossed for a great distribution deal. But after months and months of hustle, the reality of how you’ll garner ROI might be slightly different than the idealized imaginings of the 3 picture deals you once had.
Let’s face it, the old way of indie filmmaking is over. No longer can you make a movie on spec and cross your fingers for theatrical distribution or even straight to video distribution. These old school distribution outlets are more like pipe dreams than a viable marketplace.
So what now?
Well – how about the future of filmmaking? But this time around, instead of being limited by a few territorial deals, you can (from your bedroom), market your movie to a global audience. In the following Filmmaking video, you will gain some insight how to market and sell your movie on the internet.
This is just the tip of the iceburg. For those of you who have a feature film on a book-shelve, it’s time to get it selling. In future videos, I will work to address all the new methods in digital self distribution of your movie.