Filmmaking Stuff Book

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Grab Your Copy Of Filmmaking Stuff So You Can Take Action And Make Your Movie Now! Are you looking for filmmaking books? As a filmmaker, one of the biggest problems YOU have is finding a way to get your movie made, seen and sold without waiting for some Hollywood yahoo to give you permission. And as you probably know, there are a lot of people who want to make movies. But very … [Read more...]

Should You Go To Film School?

If you're just starting out as a filmmaker, deciding if you should attend a traditional film school is something you need to decide. And it's a costly decision - some of my friends here in Los Angeles are over fifty-thousand dollars in debt. While most of my friends value having a college education, all agree that having a  film school degree will not guarantee success in … [Read more...]

Film Festival Workshop

Do you know of any film festivals seeking someone to put on a film festival workshop? If so, please send them a link to this page. Over the next year, I am hitting the road. I'm going from city to city to spread the word about modern movie distribution tactics and how YOU can benefit. I am doing this because the independent movie market is saturated with competition. And as … [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...]

Indie PMD With Jon Reiss and Sheri Candler

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Jon Reiss and Sheri Candler stopped by Filmmaking Stuff a few months back to discuss the  new role of the indie PMD. For those of you who aren't aware of the term - PMD stands for producer of marketing and distribution. It's a phrase Jon Reiss coined in his filmmaking book called Think Outside the Box Office. The feedback was so awesome, that I decided to have the interview … [Read more...]