How To Grow Your Filmmaking Fanbase

Filmmaking Fanbase

Filmmakers need a filmmaking fanbase. Without a fanbase, you have no business. Many filmmakers ignore this part of the process. And let's be honest, building an audience sounds a lot less sexy than actually making your movie! But here is the deal. Traditional film distribution once revolved around shipping physical product. There were fixed costs and accurate sales … [Read more...]

What Movie Distributors Don’t Want You To Know

What Movie Distributors Don't Want You To Know

If you ever wondered how movie distributors think, today is your lucky day. I'm going to spill secrets movie distributors don't want you to know. The good movie distributors will probably agree with this stuff. The bad ones will probably send me mean emails. (Or you are always welcome to comment below.) But regardless. . . By the end of our short time together, … [Read more...]

How To Sell Your Movie On Hulu

Sell Your Movie On Hulu

When it comes to movie distribution, maximizing revenue is essential. And while iTunes and Amazon are popular first window transactional (TVOD) marketplaces, once the sales slow down, it may make sense to expand your reach. One platform that is gaining popularity is Hulu. Unlike transactional platforms, Hulu does not require viewers to enter a credit card (and transact each … [Read more...]

Film Distribution: New Rules For Selling Your Movie

film distribution

If you know a filmmaker seeking film distribution, you're in luck. We are going to share new rules for selling your movie. Before we talk about modern film distribution, a little context... Do you remember the old days of film distribution? I mean do you remember how it was just a few short years ago? Back then film distribution was controlled by a bunch of companies … [Read more...]

How To Create a Film Website (So You Can Sell Your Movie)

film website

Your filmmaker website will go through two stages. The first stage of your film website is your pre-launch promotional stage. During this time, your film website will consist of your movie title, a synopsis and some fancy images that express what your are tying to accomplish. You should also include a blog. When we launched the film website for Toxic Soup, we focused on … [Read more...]