5 Questions To Help Get Your Film Noticed

You’re not alone if you’re looking for ways to get your film noticed.

It’s been a long time since the days of Ed Burns and Kevin Smith made the whole idea of making movies possible, and in the years since, film production has been a lot cheaper.

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There is a lot of content out there, and many people are making films. To be successful, you need to rise above the noise.

But how can you get your film noticed?

5 Questions To Help Get Your Film Noticed

The experience taught me everything about the importance of word of mouth. Above all, I learned that telling stories people care about should be your primary goal.

  1. How can you create something remarkable?
  2. What type of audience are you looking to attract?
  3. Where does that audience congregate online?
  4. How are you going to ensure people will remember your movies?
  5. How will you get your movie noticed?

In the following Film Courage video, I share some tips on being remarkable.

While some filmmakers hit a home run with their first film, many do not.

You will need to accept this. So, your first goal in getting your film noticed is to perfect your craft so you can make films people want to see.

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I’m speaking from experience.

When we made our first feature, our whole summer goal was to “just make a feature with the resources we had.” We were just a bunch of punks with a camera and a crew.

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I even acted in the film. And I can’t act.

None of us anticipated the movie would go viral.

A few months later, one of my buddies spotted someone wearing our movie t-shirt at ComicCon.

One guy from my hometown was so excited about the film he tattooed my face on his leg. 

(Knowing my face is on someone’s leg sometimes freaks me out.)

If you are seeking more movie marketing tactics, you may want to check out my post on selling your movie program. And please DO NOT tattoo my face on your leg.

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ARTICLE BY Jason Brubaker

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