Jacques Thelemaque On DIY:DAYS and DIY In General

Here is a post from Jacques Thelemaque from his blog. http://filmmakerslife.blogspot.com/ I understand where Jacques is coming from. The DIY approach is not for everyone – but I don’t feel its an either or proposition, do some DIY for your rights which are unexploited and try to get reputable companies to execute some of your […]

Jon Reiss Screen Daily Column on Marketing

Here is my Screen Daily Column from Friday the 19th. The new distribution landscape demands a fresh approach from film-makers to marketing their work and to communicating with their potential audience Moving the mindset 19 November, 2009 | By Jon Reiss A new world order exists in which filmmakers and other media content creators can […]

Jon Reiss: Speech for DOX:FORUM in Copenhagen

Hello everyone!  Here is my recent speech at the CPH:DOX Forum in Copenhagen from last Friday .  IndieWire just published it and so I’m reposting it here. This speech was delivered at the recent CPH:DOX Forum in Copenhagen.  Jon Reiss will be doing a presentation today at 6 p.m. at IFC Center in Manhattan and […]

Jon Reiss at IFC this Tuesday, November 17th!

Just out from an amazing weekend at DOX:FORUM in Cophenhagen, I’ll be in New York this week at the IFC Center speaking about my new book Think Outside the Box Office (released on the 16th!).  Come check it out!  Call (212) 924-7771 for tickets! Thinking Outside the Box Office Tue, Nov 17 at: 6:00 PM […]

Pics up of Jon Reiss at AFM

Below are pictures of the BAFTA panel at AFM where we discussed the changing landscape of Indie distribution.  Take a look!  Check back on the blog for updates regarding my trip to Copenhagen and THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX OFFICE’s release on November 16th!!!!

An interview with Filmmaker/Author Jon Reiss

Here’s an interview posted by shericand on youtube.  We’re gearing up for the release of Think Outside the Box Office on November 16th!!!  Keep checking back on the blog for more details!!! November 10, 2009 Below I’ve posted an interview with filmmaker Jon Reiss speaking about his new book THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX OFFICE, which […]

Jon Reiss Keynote Speaker for CPH:DOX Forum

I’ve been invited as the keynote speaker to the DOX:FORUM for the Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival.  Set in Copenhagen, the festival is a three-day distribution forum and market for newly finished and works-in-progress documentaries from around the world.  Check it out! http://www.cphdox.dk/d/a1.lasso “Exploring other possibilities for documentary films than TV and focusing on theatrical, […]

Jon Reiss at the AFM’s BAFTA Panel

I’ll be sitting on the BAFTA panel at AFM discussing changes in Indie Distribution tomorrow, Sunday, November 8th from 11:00am – 12:30pm.   Come on out to hear the most cutting-edge discussion of indie distribution and marketing! Sunday November 8th 11:00am-12:30pm No Direction Home – Changing Indie Distribution Strategies Programmed by: British Academy of Film & […]

Review of Think Oustide the Box Office by Content NOW

Content NOW Here’s the pull quote: “Written in a light conversational tone and beautifully organized over 354 pages, Jon, a noted filmmaker (Bomb It, Better Living Through Circuitry) and CalArts teacher, passionate about connecting filmmakers to their audiences, arms filmmakers with the arsenal needed for a killer DIY direct to fan film marketing campaign. This […]

Think Outside the Box Office Introduction and Table of Contents in Indiewire

I put up the Introduction and table of contents on Indiewire: As some of you know, I have written a book Think Outside the Box Office. It’s purpose it to help filmmakers release their films in today’s marketplace – especially in the collapse of the festival acquisition model. The book is being released on November […]