If you want success in the film industry, one key area to study is internet marketing for filmmakers. This is because the DVD market is dead, replaced by smart television apps in an ever-growing digital marketplace. Direct to consumer marketing is the norm. You must treat your independent film … [Read more...] about The Minimalist Guide to Internet Marketing For Filmmakers
The demise of DVD distribution, coupled with inexpensive production technology has flooded the marked with cheaply produced, accessible movies. For most filmmakers, basing an entire distribution strategy on outside studios “picking up” completed films is silly. Digital film distribution is now a … [Read more...] about The Zen of Digital Film Distribution (So You Can Sell Your Film)
Did you know that email marketing for movies is as important as making your movie? Sounds weird right? I mean, you're a filmmaker. What does email marketing for movies have to do with your success? Everything... In fact, I believe that email marketing for movies is essential. And … [Read more...] about Email Marketing For Movies (Why You Need To Start Now!)
Filmmakers often utilize film festivals as a way to get their work seen and hopefully sold. And while acceptance to top-tier festivals is super exciting - the reality is, many filmmakers do not get in. As a result, many of these semi-dejected filmmakers take a shotgun approach to their festival … [Read more...] about Movie Marketing: Are Film Festivals Losing Relevance?
Last week I published a new filmmaking podcast called the Modern Moviemaking Manifesto. I published these ideas in response to all my veteran independent filmmaking friends who are currently having difficulty raising movie financing, and later, getting a return on that money. Since posting, I … [Read more...] about Modern Moviemaking Manifesto Explained