If you’re looking to raise money for your film, you’re probably heard some other filmmaker (who never raised money) tell you that, “Dentists are an excellent source for film investment money.” I’m not sure where this idea came from. I know it was mentioned in some very popular filmmaking books in the nineties, and somehow […]
In the old days, self distribution got a bad wrap. Before DVD and the wonders of the digital age, if people wanted to self distribute, they had to haul heavy film prints from city to city all over the country… But not any more!
With DVD sales down, the traditional utilization of middle-men like sales agents and distribution companies is changing. The ripple effect of this is less traditional distribution deals for filmmakers. Take a look at the music industry, and you’ll soon see that it is a matter of time until all movies will be available for download or viewing at the push of a button.
Those who know me know that I’ve devoted much of my career on how to find investors who fund movies. And those who’ve listened to me speak or watched the Bankroll Your Movie video series, have heard me rant about the fact that most people telling you how to find investors have no idea how […]
So you have a TV Show idea and you want to sell it. Before we get into some action steps you can take, it’s important to understand how TV works in comparison to film. A lot of times people think TV is the same as producing feature films, where you can just make something and […]
“Oh my gosh, we broke a window!” Hang around Hollywood long enough and you’ll eventually a some movie executive talk about how VOD platforms have completely changed the landscape of film distribution. And if you listen long enough, you might even hear some talk about the good-old-days. As it turns out, distributing your film digitally […]