As a filmmaker, you are focused on making a movie. You have a gazillion things on your plate. And the last thing you need is a bunch of filmmaking headaches. I know the feeling. A few years back, I was on the festival circuit with our first feature. And over coffee, this filmmaker was telling me … [Read more...] about How To Avoid Major Filmmaking Headaches
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There are a lot of filmmakers that tell you it is NOT okay to sell directly to your movie fans. The reason for this is based in our industry-wide belief that we must follow traditional release windows, or miss opportunity. "I'm going to do festivals. Then I'll hopefully negotiate theatrical. Then … [Read more...] about Sell Directly To Your Audience
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?
If you're already a seasoned feature filmmaker, take a moment and think back: Do you remember when the idea of making movies seemed like a far away dream? Do you remember when you first got the idea for your movie? Do you remember Your first day of production? Do you remember your first screening … [Read more...] about Sell Your Movie For Maximum Profit