Indie PMD With Jon Reiss and Sheri Candler

Jonreissmickeyshirt

Jon Reiss and Sheri Candler stopped by Filmmaking Stuff a few months back to discuss the  new role of the indie PMD. For those of you who aren't aware of the term - PMD stands for producer of marketing and distribution. It's a phrase Jon Reiss coined in his filmmaking book called Think Outside the Box Office. The feedback was so awesome, that I decided to have the interview … [Read more...]

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...]

Self Distribution and MovieMaker’s Future of Movie Making 2010

Movie Maker Magazine The Future of Movie Making 2010

If you get by a news stand, make sure you check out the latest issue of MovieMaker magazine. It's The Future Of Movie Making 2010. In the issue, you'll get a whole bunch of useful movie making information, including the 25 Must-Have Movie Making Apps, information on HDSLR camera as well as a great interview with Roger Corman. But if you want my humble opinion, one of most … [Read more...]