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

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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

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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...]

No-Budget Filmmaking: Rise of The Backyard Indie

no budget filmmaking

Like it or lump it, there are a lot of backyard indies being made each year. Thanks to inexpensive production technology, no-budget filmmaking is not only possible, but has become the norm for many first time feature filmmakers, web series producers, YouTube artists and short filmmakers. These days any filmmaker with passion and a story can make a movie. And unlike years … [Read more...]

How To Promote Your Movie Fan Page On Facebook

Movie Fan Page

As a filmmaker, you need to be promote movie on Facebook. I am assuming that you already have a personal profile. And if so, you know the platform allows you to stay in touch with friends, have conversations with co-workers and find pictures of your ex-girlfriend. (Not that I ever do those searches.) But from a promotional perspective, Facebook is a powerful tool for … [Read more...]