The New Model of Filmmaking

The New Model Of Filmmaking

As a filmmaker, it is no longer enough to simply make a great movie and sell it off to the highest bidder. Lower production costs coupled with the rapid surge of distribution opportunities means that in order to succeed, you need to start viewing yourself as an entrepreneurial filmmaker. This is the new model of filmmaking.  Filmmakers must now take a more comprehensive … [Read more...]

What Filmmakers Need To Know About VOD Distribution

Understanding VOD Distribution

Getting into Sundance and selling your movie for instant fame, fortune and a three picture deal has never been a realistic business plan. And while it is possible that your movie will be the next breakout hit, it is more likely that your movie will end up in Amazon, iTunes, Hulu and other VOD platforms. For these reasons, it is important that you gain an understanding of VOD … [Read more...]

Secrets of Selling Your Movie Online (Don’t Get Screwed)

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Ever wonder about selling your movie online? Then today's question is just for you. The world of video on demand distribution is changing the ways in which movies are seen and sold, having a solid distribution strategy that you can implement is essential for success. And selling your movie online is going to be a big part of your strategy. Question: When deciding on how to … [Read more...]

Sell A Movie To Netflix

Sell a Movie To NetFlix

The world of indie filmmaking is abuzz with folks wanting to sell a movie to Netflix. And this is for good reason. With over 30 million subscribers, getting your movie into the platform would represent exposure. As a result, many filmmakers have been leaving messages at my office like this: I want to sell a movie to Netflix! I just want you to know that I don't care about … [Read more...]

What Every Filmmaker Ought to Know About Movie Distribution

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Movie distribution is one of least sexy areas of the entire filmmaking process. And I'll admit, when I was dreaming of my career in Hollywood - I never set out to become a leading movie distribution consultant. But after taking our first feature to market, I realized something. The movie distribution paradigm is totally broken. So here I am - on a mission to help you … [Read more...]