Five Tips For Marketing Your Movie (Before You Make It)

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If you're like most filmmakers, you're not thinking about marketing your movie. This is probably because you don't yet have a movie... So why would you think about marketing your movie? But that thinking is lazy and wrong. You are creating a product. Your product is your movie. And unless you understand how you will reach your audience and sell your movie, you are … [Read more...]

How To Promote Your Movie With BitTorrent

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How To Promote Your Movie With BitTorrent by Bojan Dulabi I am in the middle of self distributing my feature film, Living Life or Waiting to Die. If you are in the same position as me, your biggest question is: “How am I going to promote my movie without spending a fortune?” A lot of us think social media is the answer. You can share news with your followers on Facebook … [Read more...]

Modern Moviemaking Manifesto

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I am going to share the Modern Moviemaking Manifesto with you. After this, you're going to know yourself a little better as a filmmaker. And to get the ball rolling, I have a question for you: What's the biggest filmmaking failure you must avoid? Ok, this is gonna sound obvious... But the answer is: Making a movie NOBODY CARES about! (Which is sort of the same as making … [Read more...]

How To Sharpen Your Movie Hook (So You Get Noticed)

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Have you ever wondered why finding movie investors is challenging? Have you ever wondered why landing an awesome distribution deal is reserved for a just few movies per year? And have you ever wondered why some crowdfunding campaigns are a tremendous success while other campaigns die in quiet obscurity? The reason is simple. . . And I'm going to blunt. These movie … [Read more...]

Why I Hate The Words “Self Distribution” In A Video On Demand World

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If you've been reading filmmaking stuff for any length of time, you know how much I avoid the words "self-distribution." The reason I dislike the term is because it makes filmmakers lazy. It implies that somebody else is out there, ready and willing to distribute your movie. While this was the case many years ago, video on demand has changed everything. Here is a … [Read more...]