It’s easy to fall into a rut when you’re living inside it, never realizing that things are changing around you. If you’ve spent the last few years working in Hollywood, you've probably see some changes. While some things are the same, there’s plenty out there that is changing in a big way. To … [Read more...] about How To Survive The Movie Business
Hollywood spends a gazillion dollars on movie marketing each year. But most independent filmmakers don't have Hollywood marketing money to toss around. And if you're like most filmmakers, by the time you read this article, odds are good that you spent all your money in production. "Your audience … [Read more...] about How To Grow Your Movie Audience Email List In 3 Simple Steps!
For years I’ve said that the best part about going to the movies is the very beginning. No, not the opening credits, I’m talking even before that. When the mega studio logo slowly resolves on the screen and you hear the familiar anthem letting you know something special is about to happen. The … [Read more...] about Selling the Movie You Haven’t Made
Creating an independent film budget requires that you get very creative. Unlike studio productions, most independent filmmakers do not have unlimited resources. Instead, most indie filmmakers will quickly realize that their budget is out of their price range. If this is you, here are some tips for … [Read more...] about Independent Film Budget
I finally had an experience that reinforced the importance of your filmmakers network. Over the past six months, I've been working to put together a pretty big deal. When successful, what I am building will add significant value to independent filmmakers. And last week I met with two people who … [Read more...] about Filmmakers Network