5 Questions To Help Get Your Film Noticed

If you’re looking for ways to get your film noticed, you’re not alone.

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

A lot of people are making films. There is a lot of content out there. And in order to be successful, you need to rise above the noise.

But how can you get your film noticed?

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5 Questions To Help Get Your Film Noticed

The experience taught me everything about the importance of word of mouth. And above all, I learned that telling stories people care about needs to 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 of tips on being remarkable.

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

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

I’m speaking from experience.

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

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. 

(At times, knowing my face is on someone’s leg freaks me out.)

If you are seeking more movie marketing tactics, you may want to check out my how to sell 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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