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
In the past, filmmakers made a movie, got lucky and ended up with a BIG paycheck with incremental increases on the back end. These days filmmakers need to think about their movies in ways akin to how traditional investors think about dividends from bonds – once you make the investment, it’s a long term game!
In this filmmaking article, distribution executive Jason Brubaker shares 7 lies distributors like to tell filmmakers.
Take a look at your trailer. Is your trailer congruent with your hook and the marketing elements we covered earlier? If not, I suggest you recut and refine your trailer to make sure your marketing message is consistent. In doing this you will have to find the balance between showing enough to sell your movie and giving away so much that you spoil the story. And since your movie trailer will be posted on various websites, you should also add a title card with a link to your movie website.
A BIG reason movies fail is because filmmakers do not define their target audience. This article provides quick tactics on how to find your target audience.
While many traditional distributors would like you to believe otherwise, VOD distribution has been democratized. While it is possible that your film will be the next breakout hit, it is more likely that your work will end up in Amazon, iTunes, Hulu and other VOD platforms. For this reason, it is important that you gain […]