Download The Modern Moviemaking Movement

If you are looking for filmmaking information, make sure you download your free copy of the Modern Moviemaking Movement. In this guide, ten of Hollywood’s most innovative filmmakers provide insight on how to navigate the ever changing world of Independent filmmaking.

Topics covered in this book, include how to write your script, how to raise the money and also, how to implement modern movie distribution strategies.

Here’s an overview of what’s included in this FREE Filmmaking Book! Download here.

  • Uncover Successful, Modern Screenwriting Tips with Jurgen Wolff
  • Find Out How To Make the Most of Movie Money with Norman C. Berns
  • Discover Six Ways to Finance Your Feature Film with Gordon Firemark
  • Bankroll Your Movie with Tom Malloy
  • Get The Inside Scoop On Crowdfunding with Carole Dean
  • Plan Your Production For Maximum Success with Peter D. Marshall
  • Modern Guerrilla Filmmaking with Gary King
  • Navigate Film Festivals and Do Them Right with Sheri Candler
  • Sell Your Movie Without the Middle-Man with Jason Brubaker
  • Know The Producer of Marketing and Distribution and Utilize The New 50/50 with Jon Reiss

This filmmaking book is 100% FREE of charge. Enjoy!

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Seriously. Add this one to your collection of filmmaking books!

Filmmaking Stuff Book

Grab Your Copy Of Filmmaking Stuff So You Can Take Action And Make Your Movie Now!

Are you looking for filmmaking books? As a filmmaker, one of the biggest problems YOU have is finding a way to get your movie made, seen and sold without waiting for some Hollywood yahoo to give you permission. And as you probably know, there are a lot of people who want to make movies. But very few people will actually take action.

The good news is this. You no longer need Hollywood. In fact, the future of filmmaking is not Hollywood. It is the thousands of independent filmmakers empowered by the digital revolution.

This filmmaking book shows YOU how to get the script, use crowdfunding to raise the money, make the journey from screenplay to screen, distribute your movie, and then build an audience eager to see your next movie!

Engaging and enthusiastic, Jason Brubaker has written an excellent introduction to the new landscape of filmmaking – especially for those just starting out their careers.

Jon Reiss, author of “Think Outside The Box Office”
www.JonReiss.com

Filmmaking Stuff shows you how to make, market and sell your movie!

What makes this filmmaking book different than the gazillion other filmmaking books in your collection?

For starters, if you are looking for more information on 3-point lighting or how to set up dolly track, this is not the book for you! While all that how-to technical stuff is essential for physical production – unless you have an understanding of how to actually get money, market and then sell your movie – good luck!

Finding out how to leverage new tools such as crowdfunding, social media, internet marketing for filmmakers and modern movie distribution are essential for the modern moviemaker. And in the event you want to make more than one movie in your career, this filmmaking book is for you!

There are lots of books that tell you the technical aspects of how to make a movie. This one answers the question you’ll face when it’s done: ‘Now what?’ If you care about having people actually pay to see your movie, get this book.

Jurgen Wolff, author of “Your Writing Coach”
www.ScreenwritingSuccess.com

Who should get this book?

  • Grab your copy of filmmaking stuff if you are sick of waiting for someone else to discover your talent!
  • Grab this filmmaking book if you are ready to take action and make your movie now!
  • Grab this filmmaking book if you want to understand how to leverage crowdfunding to raise money and find an audience!
  • Grab this filmmaking book if you want to find out about new methods in marketing and film distribution!
  • Grab this filmmaking book if you want to make, market and sell your movie without the middle-man!

If you want to make movies, now is the time to take action! This book is a must read for serious filmmakers!

Check out this video on why you must add Filmmaking Stuff to your collection of filmmaking books:

Filmmaking Stuff gives filmmakers a rare insight into how to make a feature film with a proven step-by-step formula from an indie filmmaker who has ‘been-there-done-that-and got the T-shirt.’ Not only does Jason Brubaker understand the business and creative side of filmmaking, he is also an expert in using the Internet and Social Media to finance and distribute any film today. This fact alone is reason enough to always have this book sitting beside your computer.

Peter D. Marshall, Filmmaker
www.ActionCutPrint.com

What is included in this book?

Chapter 1 Modern Movie Business
Right now, with or without Hollywood, you have the opportunity to make movies and reach your audience globally! If you want to take advantage of this opportunity, NOW is the day when you stop dreaming and start DOING! Learn this stuff and you’ll never go back to your old movie making ideas!

Chapter 2 Create Your Story
You are now competing with filmmakers across the globe who are flooding the market with garbage. To be successful, you need to have a great, marketable screenplay. Something that you can quickly pitch to prospective investors and collaborators and have them say: “That’s an awesome idea for a movie!”

Chapter 3 Get Movie Money
Go from story to budget. You will also find out how to communicate with prospective investors in their language. You will also find tips on how to leverage crowdfunding and social networks to get money.

Chapter 4 Manufacture Your Movie
To start a small business, all you need is an idea, some start up cash, raw material, production and a customer base – and a way to sell whatever it is you created. Non-discriminatory distribution allows you to create movies from anywhere in the world and reach your audience.

Chapter 5 Marketing and Distribution
With DVD sales down, utilization of middle-men like sales agents and distribution companies is changing. The ripple effect means that you will need to create your own marketing, sales and distribution strategy.

Jason personally guides you through the many important things you need to know to create a great film. This book has exceptional tips for saving money and marketing.

Carole Dean, author of “Art of Funding Second Edition”
www.FromTheHeartProductions.com

A real page turner. This is a must read for any filmmaker who does not enjoy being suckered by middlemen.

Kim Callahan, Hollywood Talent Manager

A lot of people want to make movies. But most people never will. Hollywood is changing. So unless you are willing to find out how to source your audience and market directly, it will be very difficult to make a career making movies. This book provides you with the steps on how to get your movie made, seen and sold.

Speaking from his own hard won experience, Jason lays out a comprehensive plan to help the modern indie filmmaker get films made. If you care more about making good movies and telling good stories, than about being Hollywood, let Filmmaking Stuff show you the way.

Gordon Firemark, Entertainment Attorney
www.firemark.com

If you are a filmmaker who wants to make your own movies, and make a career making movies, then this filmmaking book is for you. Filmmaking Stuff will provide you with insights on how to raise money, how to build a team, how to build buzz around your movie and finally, how to sell your movie.

The process of script to distribution is now much more complicated and labor intensive. Producers must wear even more hats on the job and be much more knowledgeable about the business of film than they once were. Fortunately, Jason has written this book to help educate and inspire producers of this new century to take advantage of the wonderful tools the internet has given us all to reach audiences worldwide.

Sheri Candler, Marketing and Publicity Specialist
www.shericandler.com

If you want to make movies, if you already make movies and want to sell them, if you already sell movies and want to make more money, you owe yourself a few hours with Jason’s newest book. It has the potential to change everything for you. I don’t know anyone who knows (and appreciates) indie DIY filmmaking better than Jason. ‘Filmmaking Stuff’ is packed with solid knowhow; it’s that one serious tool that indies need.

Norman C. Berns, Producer/Director
www.reelgrok.com

New Filmmaking Book Almost Here

On Friday, you will be able to grab a new, 100 page filmmaking action guide available as free download. Called the Modern Moviemaking Movement, the content is aimed at helping filmmakers navigate our ever changing independent movie industry.

The Modern Moviemaking Movement was authored by nine (update: TEN) of the most prominent filmmaker thought leaders in the world, including Jon Reiss of the famed book Think Outside The Box Office… And this action guide aims to help you navigate a filmmaking world defined by HDSLR technology and non-discriminatory distribution.

If you would like to get the guide, make sure you are on the Filmmaking Stuff mailing list. On Thrusday, June 30th at 11:59 P.M. California Time, I will send you an email blast with download instructions.

 

The New Model of Filmmaking

In his book, “Think Outside The Box Office,” Jon Reiss coined a new filmmaking job called Producer of Marketing and Distribution (PMD). This idea was born of the fact that modern independent moviemakers must now create their own marketing and forge their eventual distribution strategy from day one.

Having had extensive experience in producing, marketing and selling my own movies, I agree that moviemakers must now take a much more comprehensive approach to the business side of independent film. With lower production costs predicated on the dramatic shift in distribution, Filmmaking is now a Small Business… And as a result, I am also of the opinion that the role of PMD as well as some other roles are now necessary.

What I am about to propose is a bit radical. So if you would like to bury your head in the sand, that’s understandable. You can stop reading now.

But for the rest of us filmmakers, eager to face this brave new world of indie filmmaking head-on, in addition to hiring a PMD, I propose that the entire production team must now take a vested interest in the success of each movie. To explain and explore my point a bit further, let’s examine the realities of moviemaking.

Traditionally, when making a movie, filmmakers break down a script, create a schedule, figure out who they need to hire, create a budget, raise the money, hire freelances, pay the freelances, make the movie and then sell the movie – In this old model, before non-discriminatory VOD distribution, the idea of making a movie was like the lottery. Very few filmmakers ever gave thought to the marketing and eventual sales of the movie. They just made the movie, traveled the festivals and film markets and hoped for the best.

In the event a good distribution deal transpired, investors got lucky. If it didn’t happen, investors would once again learn the age-old lesson that filmaking is risky. In the meantime, after WRAPPING, the hired freelancers working in this space would simply collect their final check and move onto their next project. And they could really care less about distribution…

But this has to change.

Why?

There was a time when making a feature was more expensive. The market had less competition. Physical video outlets were more abundant. Festivals were emerging in mass… And distributors were less picky.

But now, anybody with a HDSLR camera can make a good looking movie. That doesn’t mean everybody can make a good movie – but it does mean that more product in the marketplace, combined with decreased distribution outlets creates excessive supply. This added competition floods the marketplace and subsequently decreases the potential for return – which makes it really darn tough to get your independent movie seen and sold!

What we are experiencing is the film industry equivalent of sweat shop labor flooding the market with cheaply produced product. And as a result of these diminished margins, filmmakers must now think in terms of volume. So instead of putting 100% focus on simply making one movie, the model must now involve planning for, and creating a library for a minimal budget. In other words, we need to think about our movie business like a mini-studio, or a small factory. And instead of hiring freelancers – I suggest creating salaried positions whereby everybody on the production team shares a percentage of ownership and profits.

While this may at first seem outlandish, I’m simply shoving filmmaking into a traditional upstart model, complete with stock options. And like most upstarts, each employee will share a vested interest in making the company profitable.

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The Secret Society Of Modern Indie Filmmakers

Earlier this week, Sheri Candler was spreading word of mouth about a test screening of Gary King’s indie film musical:  How Do You Write A Joe Schermann Song. So I did something I haven’t done for awhile – I got out from behind my computer screen to meet and mingle with some new filmmakers face-to-face.

As the lights dimmed and Gary’s movie flickered across the screen, I was reminded of the year I lived in New York City. This was a time when I couch surfed between a sofa and an inflatable air mattress, all the while dreaming that I would someday make movies. Admittedly, maybe these memories were flooding back as a result of Gary’s movie. I mean, the story is based in Manhattan.

During the screening, and afterwards, I realized I have been missing something I haven’t felt for years.

I have forgotten the joy that comes from participating in activities with other folks from the indie filmmaking community. And I also realized that my world of indie filmmaking (once defined and limited by the following filmmaking mantra): save up all summer and buy an Arri BL, scrape together enough money to pay for film and processing, make the movie and PRAY for a distribution deal that makes sense – I’m pleased to say that era of filmmaking is over.

As a result of lower priced production equipment, coupled with new, non-discriminatory distribution, YOU can make, market and sell your movie this year and you don’t need to ask permission. Filmmakers like Gary King epitomize this movement – asking questions like How do you write a Joe Schermann Song starring awesome actress Christina Rose (nice work Christina!)

Past that, there is something else. While the studios are excited about UltraViolet and a new attempt to control their piece of the world wide web, our thriving indie community could care less. Instead of worrying about traditional distribution, modern movie makers are more concerned with their YouTube following – and the size of their growing audience.

As a filmmaker, you are part of movie making history. And you probably don’t know it. But like all artistic and social movements that have come before, you are riding this wave. The question is, will you take advantage of this opportunity – or will you find yet another reason why you can’t make your movie this year?

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At the screening, I met close to a dozen people who claimed to have heard of me or knew me from this website. Please give me some time to adjust socially – It’s not every day that people approach me and quote my ideas back to me… But I want you to know I am honored and grateful for your readership.

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