Email Marketing For Movies (Why You Need To Start Now!)

Email Marketing For Movies

Did you know that email marketing for movies is as important as making your movie? Sounds weird right? I mean, you're a filmmaker. What does email marketing for movies have to do with your success? Everything... In fact, I believe that email marketing for movies is essential. And here's one example why: Picture This - You're meeting a prospective investor … [Read more...]

Digital Film Distribution

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The demise of DVD distribution, coupled with inexpensive production technology has flooded the marked with cheaply produced, accessible movies. And for most filmmakers, basing an entire distribution strategy on outside studios “picking up” completed movies is silly. Digital film distribution is now a primary way movies are getting seen and sold. This paradigm shift makes it … [Read more...]

Movie Marketing: Are Film Festivals Losing Relevance?

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Filmmakers often utilize film festivals as a way to get their work seen and hopefully sold. And while acceptance to top-tier festivals is super exciting - the reality is, many filmmakers do not get in. As a result, many of these semi-dejected filmmakers take a shotgun approach to their festival strategy. They start applying for most every regional and local film festival, … [Read more...]

Filmmaking Success Tips For Sourcing An Audience

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Because of an eroding DVD market, the modern moviemaking model dictates that you (as a filmmaker) must treat your independent movie business just like any other small business. YOU have a product (your movie) and YOU must sell your product. In order to sell your product, you must find a customer and convince them that your movie is worth more than their money. Obvious … [Read more...]

Filmmaking For a Living

As a filmmaker, you are expected to make a product (your movie). The money invested to create your product should be less than the eventual sales of your product. If you can not figure out how to achieve this goal, you do not have a business. You instead have an expensive hobby and probably a good demo reel. There are a lot of filmmakers who attempt to raise money without … [Read more...]