What You Need To Know About Film Acquisitions

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The old model of film acquisitions meant that you would give up your film to a distributor for years at a time, in exchange for a cash advance and a back-end percentage. You would then move on to your next project, and the distributor would do "all that business stuff" and send you a quarterly statement. This film acquisitions model worked for generations. Back then, the … [Read more...]

The Secret of Pitching to Film Investors (Shhhh. Don’t tell.)

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I'm going to reveal some secrets for pitching to film investors. But before I do, I want you to know something. There is NO magic secret for pitching to film investors. The process of finding and pitching to film investors is not nearly as complicated as many people would like you to believe. Pitching to film investors is a numbers game. The more people you talk to, the … [Read more...]

Filmmaking Advice For The Modern Filmmaker

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Filmmaking Advice For The Modern Filmmaker Talk to any filmmaker about filmmaking and they will tell you the world has changed. Gone are the days when you simply made a movie and sold it to the highest bidder. These days every filmmaker with a camera is making a backyard indie. And as a result, the market is saturated with a never ending supply of mediocre movies. … [Read more...]

Get Your Movie To Market Fast

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I'm pretty sure we lost over to $20,000 (probably more) by not taking action and getting our movie to market. Seriously, there is this concept in business called opportunity cost. It simply means that if you choose one direction, it's impossible to take the other direction at the same time. Or in the case of film distribution - If you spend all year doing NOTHING with your … [Read more...]

The Secrets of Successful Online Movie Advertising

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If you want to be a successful filmmaker, you better learn a thing or two about online movie advertising. The reason I emphasize online movie advertising is because most movies end up in some sort of video on demand platform. And because many of the most popular platforms exist online, selling movies on the internet is very similar to selling anything online This means … [Read more...]