How To Create a Press Kit For Your Indie Movie

How To Create a Press Kit

In addition to making great movies, to be a filmmaking success you also need an audience of rabid fans. And you can't really attract an audience unless people know about your movie. One aspect of movie promotion worth leveraging is getting press. Hiring an awesome publicist can help you spread word about your movie. This is because a good publicist has solid relationships … [Read more...]

Download My Sell Your Movie Checklist

Sell Your Movie

Film distribution is changing fast. What worked in the old days, doesn't work anymore. And if you're looking for information on how to sell your movie, you've come to the right place! Since you're reading this article, I'm guessing you are one of two types of filmmakers. Either you made a movie or you are working towards making your next movie. In both instances, learning … [Read more...]

How To Sharpen Your Movie Hook (So You Get Noticed)

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Have you ever wondered why finding movie investors is challenging? Have you ever wondered why landing an awesome distribution deal is reserved for a just few movies per year? And have you ever wondered why some crowdfunding campaigns are a tremendous success while other campaigns die in quiet obscurity? The reason is simple. . . And I'm going to blunt. These movie … [Read more...]

Crowdfunding and Independent Movie Distribution

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A few weeks back I gave a talk and was surprised that many filmmakers in attendance had never heard of crowdfunding. If you are one of those filmmakers, crowdfunding provides you with the ability to reach out to your social networks and solicit your contacts for financial sponsorship. Crowdfunding and Independent Movie Distribution In this "many to one" funding model, … [Read more...]

Make Your Movie Now

As a filmmaker, I think the idea of producing your own work is good. I don't really believe in asking anyone for permission to make my movies - including traditional industry executives or other producers. I see this in Hollywood all the time. People have an idea for a movie, but instead of trying to create their own movie business, they spend days, weeks, months, and … [Read more...]