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MovieMaker’s 2017 Guide to DIY Digital Distribution
Distribution 14th Nov 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, distribution, VOD, video on demand

While it’s still churning, the digital distribution dust has settled just enough to bring good and bad news to indie moviemakers. Often these are two sides of the same coin. Let’s examine how going your own way may well be your best bet with Video on Demand distribution.
What Every Filmmaker Ought to Know About VOD Film Distribution
Distribution 8th Nov 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, distribution, VOD

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.
The Fine Print: How To Understand and Negotiate a Film Distribution Contract
Distribution 7th Nov 2016

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As a consequence of all the new distribution channels and the splitting up of rights in the works among multiple distributors, distribution contracts have changed and evolved.
How to write a press release for your film
Distribution 1st Nov 2016

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Being able to correctly format a press release will not only show your competence in public relations, but it will also make your release look much more legitimate. As a result, the event or news story you wish to promote is less likely to be ignored by the journalist.
6 Ways You Can Start Promoting Your Film Today
Distribution 31st Oct 2016

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Here's a primer on some basic ways to be your own film's best advocate.
Deliverance! A Distribution Checklist of Deliverables
Distribution 31st Oct 2016

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Production wraps, post-production is completed, and a film finally plays to the public… a moviemaker’s proudest moments. In between these peaks, though, is the long slog of material delivery.
Digital Self Distribution: How To Sell Your Movie Online
Distribution 27th Oct 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, distribution, self distribution

Having spent the last few years working in film distribution, I can tell you the landscape is changing. Instead of crossing fingers for an awesome distribution deal, entrepreneurial filmmakers now have options for taking ownership over their products and reaching audiences directly.
Film Distribution Tactics: How To Get Your Movie To Market Fast
Distribution 25th Oct 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, distribution

A lot of filmmakers wait too long before distributing their films. The real secret is being able to weigh all deals, but also get your movie to market fast.
A Massive List of International Distributors for Your Short Film
Distribution 24th Oct 2016

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The list, compiled by UniFrance, contains 50 distributors from 17 different countries.
How To Write A Film Press Release That Gets Noticed
Distribution 12th Oct 2016

filmmaking, filmmaking tips, indie tips, distribution

A film press release is a marketing tool. And it’s a one to two page document that tells media outlets about something that’s newsworthy. In terms of a movie this could be a crowdfunding campaign, casting calls; screenings or festival wins.