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A lot of discussions on Twitter recently have involved methods that independent filmmakers are using in order to fund, market and distribute their own projects.  One website, which has successfully helped producers in these areas,...

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Video Marketing Ideas for Indie Filmmakers

December 26, 2009 | 0 Comments

Like a drumbeat getting louder every day, indie filmmakers keep hearing how the old school model for marketing and distribution is shifting, changing or is downright broken and that now a certain amount of promotional savvy...

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Being in the midst of the holiday season I’ve been thinking all week about what to write for this Film Short.  Since it’s the time for giving and presents I pondered what it is filmmakers...

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One of the highlights of attending the 6th Annual International Film Festival Summit (IFFS) last week at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas was having the opportunity to meet Ernie Hudson, the film and television actor. ...

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The IFFS offered three jam packed days of incredible panels and workshops at its 6th annual conference in Las Vegas, but I’m sure filmmakers are most interested in what was discussed that directly impacts them...

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This week I had the pleasure of spending three days attending The International Film Festival Summit (IFFS) at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas.  This event is held annually in the United States and Europe and...

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The Last Word in Holiday Gifts for Filmmakers

December 5, 2009 | 2 Comments

Since the holidays are upon us, I thought putting together a list of books ideal for gift giving to the filmmakers on your list would be in keeping with the spirit of the season.  These...

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Indies Worth Getting to Know (Pt. 5)

November 22, 2009 | 0 Comments

One of the newer self distribution services available to independent filmmakers is Indie Clix (http://indieclix.com/), an affiliate marketing application created by Magic Rock.  Founded in 2006 by Brian Olson and John (JC) Chang, Magic Rock (http://www.magicrock.com/) has...

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Some Indies Worth Getting to Know (Pt. 4)

November 13, 2009 | 1 Comments

One company that is making its mark on  the indie filmmaking front you may not be familiar with is IndieVest  (www.indievest.com), an independent film studio and financier.  The company has been building a network community of high-net-worth individuals...

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Below I’ve posted an interview with filmmaker Jon Reiss speaking about his new book THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX OFFICE, which is being released on November 16th.  Jon describes it as the first of its kind,...

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