Filmmaker David Allen Talks Modern Moviemaking and VOD Distribution

The Gates of Hell Movie Cast & Crew

As we get closer to an independent filmmaking business driven by video on demand distribution, I am on the hunt for various case studies that can help filmmakers navigate the changing world. I caught wind of an indie production company based in Australia called Rapidfire Productions. This is a production company that operates as a self sustaining modern moviemaking business. … [Read more...]

Jon Reiss and Sheri Candler talk Movie Marketing and Distribution

Traditional independent filmmaking is changing. In years past, the independent movie business was defined by a filmmaker's ability to find a script, locate movie investors, raise the necessary money, make the movie and (hopefully) land an awesome distribution deal - and then live happily ever after. At least that was the dream. But these days, the entire model of indie … [Read more...]

Filmmaking Stuff Interview with Peter Broderick

As a filmmaker, you probably know the entire world of filmmaking is going through a massive paradigm shift. Much of these changes are a direct result of distribution. Changes in the ways in which movies are seen and sold continue to raise questions within the independent film community. The most common filmmaking questions are: How will filmmakers raise enough money to pay … [Read more...]

Modern Moviemaking Manifesto Explained

Last week I published a new filmmaking podcast called the Modern Moviemaking Manifesto. I published these ideas in response to all my veteran independent filmmaking friends who are currently having difficulty raising movie financing, and later, getting a return on that money. Since posting, I have gotten a lot of feedback. Most of it has been positive. But there have been … [Read more...]

Roger Corman talks Independent Filmmaking

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In the follwing filmmaking video, Roger Corman talks about Independent Filmmaking. For those of you who do not know, Rodger was one of the first truly independent, low budget filmmakers. He never waited for everything to be perfect. His simply went out and produced movies. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ED9FGOLRsXw If you are interested in getting more filmmaking tips … [Read more...]