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We sucked at marketing our first feature. Like many filmmakers, we spent months in film festivals hoping to land a distribution deal. This resulted in a lot of talk and a lot of free beer. But there were no deals. And we … [Read more...] about Three Lessons We Learned Marketing Our First Feature