In the world of Internet video, we’ve come a long way since the dawn of the Internet Age. High speed connections have made it possible for people to stream HD quality films in a matter of seconds. If someone said to you in 1996, “Hey, I’m going to stream an HD movie tonight. Wanna come [...]
Do you remember the old days when you would see a movie in the theater and then wait months for the movie to come out on video? This is an example of a release window. Windows worked for major motion pictures because they put millions behind marketing. And in some cases, having a theatrical release [...]
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As most filmmakers know, money is tight. And locations can be expensive. Assuming this describes your predicament, I assume you do not want to go through the process of raising more money. So instead of hiring a location scout, you’re going to have to scout and procure locations yourself. This means you will knock on [...]
Trust in filmmaking is essential. The reason you have a crew is because together the sum of the collaboration is better than what you can do on your own. Additionally, having a good crew will make your job easier. Think about it. The sound department captures sound. The camera department makes sure the equipment works [...]
Filmmakers need an audience. Without an audience, 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 the movie. But here is the deal. Traditional film distribution once revolved around shipping physical product. There were fixed costs and [...]