Three Tips For Digital VOD Distribution

Three Tips For Digital VOD Distribution

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...]

Digital Self Distribution: How To Sell Your Movie Online

digital-self-distribution

Having spent the last few years working in film distribution, I can tell you the landscape is changing. Instead of crossing fingers for an awesome distribution deal, entrepreneurial filmmakers now have options for taking ownership over their products and reaching audiences directly. In response, smart distributors are keen to work with filmmakers who, aside from having a … [Read more...]

How To Make A Living Filmmaking

Recently a question posed by filmmaker Ben Rock over at Neptune Salad gave me a good reason to think about (and share) my filmmaking business philosophy in detail. Here is the question: "Is there a way to make enough money on any kind of self-distribution that a filmmaker can repay investors and eek out a middle-class existence?" I felt like this question required a … [Read more...]

Are You Part of The Filmmaking Class?

Last week I had a debate with my buddy about filmmaking class. And no, I'm not talking about the classroom. But I am talking about social filmmaking status. Basically the debate went like this: how do you decide what movies are "real" movies and what movies are "fake." (I know. Stupid debate, right? But if you read this, I'll dispel a myth and forever end Hollywood movie … [Read more...]