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...]

Make A Horror Movie

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As a filmmaker, you need to start somewhere. I suggest you take action and make a horror movie. Our first feature was a silly zombie movie. The production value was horrific. But the movie got a write up in Premiere Magazine, Fangoria and about one hundred horror related websites. As a result of this buzz, our crappy horror movie gained a cult following and sold very … [Read more...]

Promoting Your Movie Online

Most filmmakers create crazy movie websites that look awesome, but do nothing to help sell their movies. Don't do that! If you are promoting your movie online, you need to create a simple website. You should have a trailer, an about page, a buy now button, links to your social networks and an easy way for someone to sign up for your audience list. Additionally, adding a few … [Read more...]

Crowdfunding To Source An Audience for Your Filmmaking

If you've been reading Filmmaking Stuff for any length of time, you've probably noticed I talk a lot about "sourcing an audience." And after having a discussion on the topic with one of my clients, it occurred to me that most filmmakers have no idea what I'm talking about. So let me break it down. In the old days, making, marketing and selling your movies required that … [Read more...]