packaging031

CD/DVD Packaging Concepts: MEAT

When it comes to unique DVD packaging designs, the meat concept is not something so unique but I still find it clever. It is a bit conventional and, in a way, predictable especially if use it for a gore film ...
Read More
/ Erick Yankton
music branding

Branding Yourself as a Musician- A Checklist

If you want to make a career out of your music, you should learn more about musician branding to market yourself effectively. And in order to market yourself well, you should treat your band as a brand. I know some ...
Read More
/ Erick Yankton
dvd packaging dusk dawn unified manufacturing 4

DVD Packaging: From Dusk Till Dawn Trilogy

The Dusk Till Dawn Trilogy collector's edition set is definitely one of the coolest DVD packaging I've seen in a while. It's elaborate and would really look great in any office. The sad thing is that it's probably sold out ...
Read More
/ Erick Yankton
4813935328

Interview with Steve Moramarco: Making a Full-length Feature with Only $5000

Stephen Moramarco’s debut film, The Great Intervention, is the epitome of low-budget indie filmmaking. He made this full-length feature for only $5000. Steve will be sharing his own insights and tips on the current DIY revolution in filmmaking. Stephen Moramarco (R) on ...
Read More
/ Marion Isobel
Facebook Tickets

12 Tips for Marketing Your Film on Facebook

The film marketing tips below are condensed from the workshop with Facebook and the Danish Film Institute about using social media for film marketing. There were representatives from all three sides: film distributors, film producers, and the media agencies – plus those immersed ...
Read More
/ Erick Yankton
safetysuit

Band Promotion: How to Shoot Conceptual Band Photos

If you are a new band, you will eventually need conceptual band photos for your CD packaging, album art, website, press kit, posters, shirts, and other stuff needed for band promotion.  Now you DO NOT want to slack off in ...
Read More
/ Chris Bauer
free kitten 4

CD Packaging: Free Kitten – Inherit

This CD packaging of Free Kitten looks deceptively simple but it's actually well thought out and the cardboard cd wallet is just the right CD case for this design. The artwork has this stained coffee/ watercolor look that gives it ...
Read More
/ Chris Bauer
music licensing companies

Online Music Licensing Resources

Music licensing is the licensed use of copyrighted music. It also ensures that the creators of musical works get paid for their work. In layman’s terms it can be viewed as leasing your property out to someone for a fee, ...
Read More
/ Chris Bauer
kind of bloop comparison 20100701 172352

Album Artwork and Copyright- What We Can Learn From the Kind of Bloop Case

Anyone can file a lawsuit and the costs of defending yourself against a claim are high, regardless of how strong your case is. Combined with vague standards, the result is a chilling effect for every independent artist hoping to build ...
Read More
/ Erick Yankton
Screen Shot 2016 09 13 at 2.17.59 PM

DVD Cover Look-Alikes

Sure there are tons of DVD cover artwork that look alike but the ones below deserve to win the "Similarity is Uncanny!" awards in DVD packaging. The similarities of the DVD artworks are so obvious that we can't help but ...
Read More
/ Marion Isobel