Getting movie trailer views on YouTube is a great way to promote your film. In addition to being the second largest search engine on earth, YouTube has a built in community of viewers who can comment, share and link to your trailer. So taking time to plan your YouTube strategy as part of your overarching […]
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.
How do you find film buyers ready to make a deal? That’s the question when you have a film and you want to sell it. Where are the film buyers? Is there a number you can call? Is there a place you could just post your film and you’ll get offers? I wish selling a […]
What if you could get distribution before your film is finished? While it’s no secret that this could stack the deck in your favor, it’s easier said than done. In fact, getting to this point in my career took many years and many mistakes before I figured it out. So speaking from experience, if you’re […]
Everyone’s talking about personal branding these days, but not everyone understands what it does and why it’s important. As a filmmaker, you might be thinking to yourself, “do I really have to care about my brand?” In today’s Internet focused world, personal branding is…
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.