VOD Submission Prep

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As a filmmaker, getting your movie into the various VOD marketplaces takes way longer than it should. The reason for this is simple. Every platform including iTunes, Amazon, NetFlix, Hulu and The Watchbox all want great content. The delivery standards required by some of these platforms are so high, that if even one frame is messed up, your title will be rejected! This is why video aggregators work with amazing encoders…

Three Steps For Netflix Distribution

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Since taking on the role as the interim Director of Operations for Distribber, I have found that many indie filmmakers are interested in finding out how to distribute their titles on Netflix. So I figured it wouldn’t hurt to provide some details and save you headaches…

How To Prep Your Film For VOD

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Over the past few months, I have been filling in as the Interim Director of Operations for a company called Distribber. For those of you who don’t know, Distribber is a VOD aggregator. But unlike a traditional distributor…

How Do Filmmakers Compete?

Couple this paradigm shift with the demise of DVD sales channels, and a lot of traditional distributors are now offering VOD deals to unsuspecting filmmakers, in the hopes something sticks. These folks usually promise filmmakers the validation of getting their titles into iTunes.

Independent Movie Distributors are Aggregators

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Because many traditional DVD distributors will add NO VALUE to your VOD strategy. They will simply get your movie into the marketplace and suck your profits for the extent of your contract. And since most traditional distributors do not understand the VOD market, they will grab any title they can and hope for the best.