Sell Your Movie For Maximum Profit

If you're already a seasoned feature filmmaker, take a moment and think back: Do you remember when the idea of making movies seemed like a far away dream? Do you remember when you first got the idea for your movie? Do you remember Your first day of production? Do you remember your first screening and how well everyone loved your work? That happened to me with my first … [Read more...]

Filmmaking For a Living

As a filmmaker, you are expected to make a product (your movie). The money invested to create your product should be less than the eventual sales of your product. If you can not figure out how to achieve this goal, you do not have a business. You instead have an expensive hobby and probably a good demo reel. There are a lot of filmmakers who attempt to raise money without … [Read more...]

Are You Part of The Filmmaking Class?

Last week I had a debate with my buddy about filmmaking class. And no, I'm not talking about the classroom. But I am talking about social filmmaking status. Basically the debate went like this: how do you decide what movies are "real" movies and what movies are "fake." (I know. Stupid debate, right? But if you read this, I'll dispel a myth and forever end Hollywood movie … [Read more...]

Sell Your Movie

Lasky's Original Studio, AKA The Barn --  Image via Wikipedia If you've made a movie or you're working to make your movie (and I hope you are), you might also be thinking about how you're going to sell the sucker. I mean, despite the fact that filmmaking is fun there is a business component to it. If you fail to think in terms of Return On Investment (ROI), then getting … [Read more...]