Creating and selling a Quicktime file is a lot easier than creating and selling a DVD, yet many filmmakers seem to be reluctant to make their movies available as a download. I believe this stems from an overblown fear of piracy. As far as the indie world is concerned, I believe you’re losing money by not offering your video as a download.
We removed the DRM protection from the Think Outside the Box Office PDF. This should allow it to play on Kindle devices and iPads, etc. since it will now be a simple PDF. To celebrate the liberation of TOTBO, I am having a special sale:
I will be the keynote speaker at both the IFP Media Arts’ Producers Conference (PRODCON 2011) in Minneapolis on April 16th, and the Idaho Cineposium on April 17th. If you live in either of those two states–or know anyone who does–I hope to see you there! Also in Minneapolis I will be on the documentary […]
We’ve been exploring alternatives to fulfillment for filmmakers in the last month or two. Many filmmakers are actually doing self fulfillment when their numbers are low – and using a shopping cart such as E-Junkie. J.X. Carrera is a PMD who specializes in online media and international entertainment, particularly in regards to China and Japan. […]