Film distribution deals work to benefit film distributors. If you don’t believe this, read over your distribution agreement and follow the money. If you look close, you’ll quickly realize that first monies out go to the distributor. And the second monies out also go to the distributor for recoupable expenses. If there is anything left […]
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One big question asked in the indie film community is this: Should filmmakers move to Hollywood? Take a quick sec to read this filmmaker’s response.
With the release of the iPad, and the new NetFlix application, we now have clear indication that Video On Demand has arrived in a majorly portable way. And while many of you will argue that the iPad is not the most ideal way to watch a movie – few of us can argue that the future of movie delivery has arrived.
In this filmmaking article we dispel the worst filmmaking myth, and also provide three tips on how to make money in filmmaking.
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.
In this article, filmmaker Jason Brubaker shares his indie filmmaking distribution secrets with filmmakers interested in learning how to digitally distribute their movies on the internet.