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How to Make Movie Merch that People Will Actually Buy

Indie filmmakers today are now savvier when it comes to marketing their films practically and creatively. Gone are the days when filmmakers were still hesitant to sell movie merch because they’re concerned that they’d look like Hollywood sell-outs.  Gone are ...
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Music Marketing Ideas for QR Codes

QR or “Quick Response” codes are rapidly becoming a popular and effective way for marketers to extend special offers or unique content to smart phone users.  QR Codes are two-dimensional barcodes that can be read by most smart phones (via ...
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Vinyl Packaging: Sanso Xtro- Fountain Fountain Joyous Mountain

The vinyl record pressing and vinyl packaging in LA of Sanso Xtro is totally badass. Sanso Xtro aka Melissa Agate released another album after her debut album 6 years ago. This time her songs in Fountain Fountain Joyous Mountain are more ...
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How Silkscreen Stickers are Made

If you're curious how silkscreen stickers are made, check out the video below. Screen printing is a printing technique where a mesh is used to transfer ink onto a substrate, except in areas made impermeable to the ink by a blocking stencil ...
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Indie Filmmaking: When & How to Use Kickstarter- by Steve Moramarco

Kickstarter, a relatively new tool in the world of fundraising, has revolutionized the process of raising money for your film. However, it is somewhat misunderstood by some of the population, and often misused by the artist/filmmakers themselves. I successfully funded ...
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Music Packaging: Warp 20 Box Set

To commemorate Warp's 20th anniversary, they released a deluxe special-edition of music and art, titled Warp20 (Box Set) in a really sleek music packaging. Warp20 comes beautifully packaged in a 10-inch square slipcase wrapped in charcoal Buckram embossed paper with ...
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8 Reasons Why You Should Still Send CD Portfolios

Here are some reasons why you should still send out CD portfolios even if you already have an awesome website: It makes the recipients feel important. When they receive your good-looking CD portfolio, they’d feel special because you actually looked for their ...
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Indie Filmmaking: How To Make a Movie for $5000

Back in the early '90s, making a movie for $5000 was the stuff of legend. Nowadays, that number seems much more doable. My first movie The Great Intervention was shot and edited for just that. Here are a few ideas for ...
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Vinyl Packaging: Explosions in the Sky- Take Care, Take Care, Take Care

Let me introduce to you one of the coolest vinyl packaging I’ve seen in my entire life. Just take a look at this beauty and you’ll become a fan as well. This is the vinyl packaging for Explosions in the ...
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Top 5 CD Packages for Photographers on a Budget

Are you a photographer looking for a good-looking case to put your projects or portfolio? I bet you’re looking for the cheapest ones that don’t look,well…cheap. We present to you 5 of our most popular CD cases for photographers. CD ...
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