When trying to promote a movie that folks have otherwise not heard of, all ink is potentially good ink. If you’re producing your movie somewhere locally (AKA not Hollywood), then learning how to get local publicity for your film can help build buzz around your projects.This is because, regardless of publication or geography, most anything written … Read more
As a filmmaker, one of the challenges you face is how to finance a film. When I was starting out, things were much different. Back then, if you wanted to finance a movie, you had to cross your fingers and wait for the gods to grant you permission…
Earlier this week, I caught wind of an indie production company based in Australia called Rapidfire Productions. This is a production company that operates as a self sustaining modern moviemaking business. They develop movies, get money, make their movies and through their own distribution arm, the company reaches the masses.
As a feature filmmaker, one of the biggest problems YOU have is finding a traditional distribution deal (that actually makes sense) for your movie. With each passing day, we get closer and closer to a world where DVD sales channels are being replaced by video on demand. And while we are not there yet, after spending the greater part of last weekend watching streaming content on NetFlix and Hulu, I am now of the opinion that the days of DVD distribution are numbered.
When your in the filmmaking process, getting a website up and running is one of those things that filmmakers oftentimes forget. Please don’t. Given the ways in which distribution is changing, having a great website for your movie is probably one of the most important aspects of your eventual movie marketing campaign.
Hello From Los Angeles! For those of you who tuned into the filmmaking conference call over the weekend – it was great to meet you. For those of you who missed it, no worries. The call will be available for download soon. (So if you’re on the filmmaking stuff mailing list, you’ll get it for free.) For … Read more