Three Tips For Digital VOD Distribution

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The other day, I found myself in a passionate debate regarding Digital VOD Distribution. We were talking about the importance of building your own audience. Despite the fact that the entire world of movie distribution is shifting away from a physical product and people are now watching movies on their small devices - There are still some fuddy-duddies who believe we are … [Read more...]

5 Tips On Independent Film Financing

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If you're looking for independent film financing, take a number. Every filmmaker on earth wants an easy solution for finding the money. It's a BIG challenge. (But you already know this!) In the years since I started, social media and various crowdfunding platforms like Seed&Spark, Indiegogo and Kickstarter have emerged with the goal of accelerating the independent … [Read more...]

Three Ways To Cut Your Movie Budget (And Increase Production Value)

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Coming up with an accurate film budget can be a sobering experience. You either find out that you need to raise more money or cut your budget entirely. And if you're anything like most independent filmmakers, both options suck. But don't worry. I'm here to help you. In a few paragraphs I am going to offer you some ways to cut your movie budget while actually increasing … [Read more...]

How To Meet Rich People So You Can Get Movie Money

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So you want to know how to meet rich people (so you can get movie money.) The process of raising money is simple. All you have to do is build a trusting business relationship with a few rich people, present the necessary legal paperwork and ask for the money. Once you get the check, you can make your movie. [Quick note. Would you kindly click here to tweet this filmmaking … [Read more...]

Future filmmaking BOOK Coming Soon!

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For those of you following filmmaking stuff, you know that I have been working on an awesome and comprehensive filmmaking book for quite some time. I am pleased to announce that the filmmaking book is almost complete. (Update - the book is complete and available here.) One of the biggest challenges I had was coming up with a title. Thankfully one of our Filmmaking Stuff … [Read more...]