How To Grow Your Filmmaking Fanbase

Filmmaking Fanbase

Filmmakers need a filmmaking fanbase. Without a fanbase, you have no business. Many filmmakers ignore this part of the process. And let's be honest, building an audience sounds a lot less sexy than actually making your movie! But here is the deal. Traditional film distribution once revolved around shipping physical product. There were fixed costs and accurate sales … [Read more...]

Basic Movie Marketing Strategy

movie marketing strategy

What is your movie marketing strategy? This is one of the first questions I ask filmmakers whenever I put on a talk. And the reason I ask the question is simple. We need to solve a major filmmaking problem. But before I tell you about some of the awesome solutions out there - I want to first tell you about the problem. . . . And this is a problem many filmmakers don't … [Read more...]

Minimum Guarantees for Indie Films


Picture this. Your movie is in the festivals. People like it. They are buzzing about your movie and for the past three months, you have been getting calls from distributors. Exciting right? Except the distributors are not offering minimum guarantees. And as a result, you finally realize that 2005 really is over. Digital has shifted the filmmaking paradigm. Advances in … [Read more...]