Streaming Services and Blockbuster Films Hurt Film Distribution

Film Distribution Myths You Should Stop Believing to Achieve Success

Award-winning Producer/Writer Jerome Courshon breaks the biggest lies of distribution and gives awesome pieces of advice for indie filmmakers who want to get a distribution deal. Myth: I’m a director, a filmmaker, a creative person. I don’t have to worry about the business stuff. Truth: There are of course some people who get lucky and either have a […]

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Indie Film Maketing: How to Get the Most Reach for Your Budget

For every dollar spent on producing a major film, the studios have been spending 51-58 cents to release and market it in the United States and Canada. _______________________________________________________________________ Big studios behind Hollywood blockbusters put at least half and sometimes as much as twice their production budgets into grandiose marketing campaigns, and they handle all publicity. […]

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Filmmaking: Film Festival Tips

There are some harsh realities associated with film festivals that you should know about before you submit your film to the festivals – or, even better, before you even make your film. You can increase your film festival chances by making a good moviebut, assuming your film is already in the can, here are a […]