How To Sell A Movie At The American Film Market

American Film Market

I am writing this post live from the American Film Market in Santa Monica, California. Each year, movie executives come from all over the world and get together to buy and sell movies. I've spent the last five years working in acquisitions. But for this market I was actually hired by a producer to help sell a movie. Suffice it to say, I haven't been on the filmmaker side … [Read more...]

How to Navigate AFM – The Ultimate Guide

AFM_Deal

With the American Film Market on the horizon, I am getting inquires from a lot of filmmakers about the "proper" way to attend the market and pitch to distributors. For those of you just getting started, AFM (The American Film Market) is a trade show that happens every fall in Santa Monica. This is a time when established movie buyers and movie sellers set up shop and meet … [Read more...]

How To Access The Secret Film Investing Club

Film Investing Club

In this week's filmmaking question, a reader asks the following about investing in a webseries. Question: I'm doing a webseries and I am distributing to YouTube and iTunes so far. I'm not launching till at least Feb when everything is done. I am doing this out of pocket and need funding. I don't have wealthy friends nor do I know any rich people. What's the first step in … [Read more...]