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. To get the ball rolling, I have a question for you: What's the biggest filmmaking … [Read more...] about Modern Moviemaking Manifesto (For Smart Filmmakers)
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
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 … [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 … [Read more...] about The Secrets of Successful Online Movie Advertising
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 … [Read more...] about Is Traditional Movie Distribution Dead?