Most filmmaking business plans are stupid. Why? Because most filmmakers have no idea (especially first time filmmakers) how to project a return on investment. Don’t feel bad. It’s not your fault.
Are you looking to sell a movie to NetFlix? In this filmmaking article, producer Jason Brubaker discusses the pros and cons of selling your movie to NetFlix
What we are experiencing is the film industry equivalent of sweat shop labor flooding the market with cheaply produced product. And as a result of these diminished margins, filmmakers must now think in terms of volume. So instead of putting 100% focus on simply making one movie, the model must now involve planning for, and creating a library for a minimal budget.
One of the toughest parts of getting business minded prospective investors to take you seriously is distribution. Like it or not, your film distribution strategy has a ripple effect on all other aspects of your movie production, including film finance…
If you think you’re in business of filmmaking, think again. Your real business as a filmmaker is to build an audience. Read this movie distribution article.
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 primary way movies are getting seen and sold. This paradigm shift makes it […]