Independent Movie Distributors are Aggregators

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Independent Movie Distributors are great if they offer you a deal. The problem is, many filmmakers do not get a great deal. Instead, many filmmakers end up with a lot of empty promises. Now, thanks in part to a shrinking DVD market, many traditional distributors have shifted focus to partner with, or become a  movie aggregator. For those of you new to the concept, a movie … [Read more...]

Movie Sales Funnel | Sell Your Movie PT 4

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Filmmaking is changing. Like it or not, if you want to make a living making movies, you need to learn about the business side of independent movie making. And if this is your first time on filmmaking stuff, you are reading step 4 of a 7 part series on How To Sell Your Movie On iTunes, Amazon and Netflix For Maximum Profit. So picking up where we left off, once you have … [Read more...]

The VOD Market | Sell Your Movie PT 3

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Given the changes in distribution, as a filmmaker, getting your movie seen and selling is no longer solely the responsibly of a 3rd party distributor. Once you have sharpened your hook and targeted your target audience, your next step is to set up shop in some of the many popular internet based marketplaces. The Video On Demand Market Your next step is to determine the … [Read more...]

Is Traditional Movie Distribution Dead?

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If you are subscribed to the filmmaking stuff podcast, you probably already know my thoughts on movie distribution. In a few years VOD will be the primary method by which movies will be seen and sold. With this belief, there will come a day when there is no delineation between your TV and the internet - which means you'll be able to upload your feature into popular … [Read more...]