In this article, Filmmaker Jason Brubaker tells you how to put together a press kit so you can promote your independent movie. To read the story and comment. . .
Traditional film distribution has been disrupted. Digital has replaced physical and video on demand has become the primary way to sell your films. These days you have options. You may choose to sign a traditional deal or you can leverage digital aggregators to get your film into popular platforms like Amazon, iTunes, Google Play, FandangoNOW, Netflix and more. So before you decide on your film distribution strategy, make sure you take time to research your options. The following articles will help you.
In a more-perfect world of Independent Film Distribution, iTunes would open the flood gates and allow all feature filmmakers to upload their work. However, at the time of writing, getting your finished feature film into iTunes is still a pain in the butt. With few exceptions, the company seems to favor traditional distributors over the indie producer. So if you one day dream of having your movie viewed on someone’s iPhone, you’ll still have to find a middle-man ask permission…
When I published my article on leveraging VOD sales to finance your movie, I had no idea that a simple internet marketing formula for filmmakers would be such a polarizing issue. I can’t tell you how many Los Angeles based movie producers responded negatively through email. One guy even told me my grammar sucked.
In this filmmaking article, we share tips on how to create a film website so you can attract targeted traffic and sell your movie.
Filmmakers aren’t like normal business people. Marketing a movie is not considered part of the normal day-to-day process. But in other industries, marketing is just an aspect of business. This makes a lot of sense. In the old days, your success as filmmaker depended on your ability to create an unproven product. And if your product (or in this case, your movie) did well with audiences, it was picked up, marketed and sold.
When it comes to distributing your film, you’ll quickly find a bunch of fuddy-duddies telling you that you need to win a major festival like Sundance to be successful. The problem with this is obvious. Very few filmmakers actually get accepted into major festivals. Heck, very few filmmakers actually get a good distribution deal. So […]