Movie Promoton FAQs

Movie Promotion

The whole world of movie distribution is changing. And if you're reading this, you either have a movie ready for distribution, or you're working towards your next movie. In both instances, the success of you movie depends on your understanding of movie promotion. And it starts now! Given the deterioration of DVD sales channels, to become successful as a filmmaker, YOU are … [Read more...]

Is Traditional Movie Distribution Dead?

Traditional Movie Distribution

A few years back, I produced my first feature film. The movie was rough, but good enough to get us a few distribution offers. But upon reading the fine print, none of the offers seemed like good deals. It was clear we were living in a traditional distribution paradigm. Make a movie, get into festivals, get noticed, get distribution, get screwed in the process. At the same … [Read more...]

What Movie Distributors Don’t Want You To Know

What Movie Distributors Don't Want You To Know

If you ever wondered how movie distributors think, today is your lucky day. I'm going to spill secrets movie distributors don't want you to know. The good movie distributors will probably agree with this stuff. The bad ones will probably send me mean emails. (Or you are always welcome to comment below.) But regardless. . . By the end of our short time together, … [Read more...]

FREE Marketing Advice For Filmmakers

Free_Marketing_Advice_For_Filmmakers

Today I am supplying free marketing advice to filmmakers. (On this website, I usually always provide free advice of some sort.) And before you read another word, know this: The marketing tactics I'm about to share only work for smart, ambitious, entrepreneurial filmmakers. So if you're still living in a 1995 filmmaking paradigm,  stop reading now. I'll see you when your … [Read more...]

3 Little-Known Factors That Could Affect Your Film Distribution Deal

Film-Distribution-Deal

Landing a killer film distribution deal is all about reducing risk and increasing the potential reward for a prospective distributor. The problem is, most filmmakers never think about this stuff until it's too late. As a filmmaker it is important to remember that you are creating and selling a product. Yes, your movie is your product. And like any entrepreneur you must plan … [Read more...]