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8th Nov 2016
Traditional film distribution has been disrupted. Digital has replaced physical and VOD film distribution is now the primary way to get your films seen and sold.
Filmmakers are now asking questions about how to market and sell their own movies, without the middleman. And this trend is NOT limited to micro-budget filmmakers. The producers behind indie films with lots of buzz want to bypass traditional distribution deals and keep more of their money.
Why? Because these filmmakers have already sourced an audience and know how to sell directly. I’m not kidding. A few months back a famous TV celebrity (and filmmaker) called me, asking:
“If I already have access to thousands of people who know me and my work, what is the value in sharing my notoriety with a distributor promising to get my movie on iTunes?”
Read the full article at Filmmaking Stuff
filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, distribution, VOD