If you're looking to make and distribute your film without going broke, you're not alone. Independent filmmaking is often considered one of the riskiest businesses in the world. This is due, in large part to the inefficient nature of our business. Think about it. Indie film is one of few vocations … [Read more...] about How To Distribute Your Film Without Going Broke
If you want to be a successful filmmaker, you better learn a thing or two about online movie advertising. The reason I emphasize online movie advertising is because most movies end up in some sort of video on demand platform. And because many of the most popular platforms exist online, selling … [Read more...] about The Secrets of Successful Online Movie Advertising
I am going to share the Modern Moviemaking Manifesto with you. After this, you're going to know yourself a little better as a filmmaker. And to get the ball rolling, I have a question for you: What's the biggest filmmaking failure you must avoid? This is gonna sound obvious. But the answer is … [Read more...] about Modern Moviemaking Manifesto
Stop asking permission to make your first feature... Or for that matter, any movie! In Hollywood, power is measured by your ability to get a movie made. Most people don’t have the power to make movies. In fact, most people only have the power to say “NO!” And if you’re a filmmaker working to make … [Read more...] about Stop Asking Permission And Make Your First Feature
When we produced our first feature film, our goal was to get an awesome movie distribution deal and fund our future productions. In our case, the movie was rough, but it was good enough to get a few offers. But upon reading the contract fine-print, none of the offers seemed like good deals. At … [Read more...] about Is Traditional Movie Distribution Dead?