With the release of the iPad, and the new NetFlix application, we now have clear indication that Video On Demand has arrived in a majorly portable way. And while many of you will argue that the iPad is not the most ideal way to watch a movie – few of us can argue that the future of movie delivery has arrived.
In this article, filmmaker Jason Brubaker shares his indie filmmaking distribution secrets with filmmakers interested in learning how to digitally distribute their movies on the internet.
Many filmmakers spend years making their first feature, only to have their hopes of prosperity evaporate at the first sign of rejection and disappointment. The festival circuit can be hard enough. Add thoughts of a non-existent traditional distribution deal, and you might find yourself becoming very cynical.
Most investors are seasoned business professionals who manage their money in a superb way. They have run successful enterprises and will know how to evaluate your business. (Yes, your movie is your business.) If you present a project with inexperienced management, lack of star talent, no distribution deal in place with no clue how you’ll [...]