Film Distribution: New Rules For Selling Your Movie

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If you know a filmmaker seeking film distribution, you're in luck. We are going to share new rules for selling your movie. Before we talk about modern film distribution, a little context... Do you remember the old days of film distribution? I mean do you remember how it was just a few short years ago? Back then film distribution was controlled by a bunch of companies … [Read more...]

How To Create A Movie Marketing Plan

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The Filmmaking Stuff Movie Marketing plan is designed to help you design a low cost, grass roots marketing strategy for your movie project. While there are no guarantees that your movie will become the next viral, breakout hit, doing something is better than letting your movie collect dust. Our goal is to provide you with a cost effective plan that you can implement over a … [Read more...]

Who Is Your Target Audience?

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The other day I posted this question to our Facebook Filmmaking Stuff community: "Who is your target audience?" The responses were varied. Filmmakers chimed in with everything from "tweens" to "adults over 30." Many filmmakers responded with the word: "Everybody!" While I love the enthusiasm, without much exception, defining your audience by age or gender is extremely … [Read more...]

What Is Your Movie Competition

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One of the Filmmaking Stuff readers sent the following question: Jason - I'm trying to put together a business plan for my prospective investors. I need to figure out who my competition is, and I am having difficulty. Do you have any ideas what my movie competition is? - A Confused Filmmaker Hi Confused, Good question. Since the kernel of all industry is an idea, … [Read more...]

12 Week MovieMaker Marketing Plan

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As a filmmaker, getting your movie made is paramount to success. Without a movie, you have nothing to offer your audience. Since your audience is your business, without an audience, you have no business! If you have been reading Filmmaking Stuff for any length of time, you know that the world of distribution has forever changed. The days of multi-gazillion dollar cash … [Read more...]