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.
Today’s guest post comes from filmmaker Jed Riffe who I met this year at Slamdance. He told me that he was surprised at how little money filmmakers make selling their films through Amazon and that he had a system that maximized return from Amazon sales at 80%. I of course immediately asked him to write […]
First off – the next Totbo workshop is in Vancouver in just 2 weeks: February 26 and 27th being organized by DOC BC with support from the NFB and British Columbia Film. If you are in the Vancouver area – I hope to see you there! Today’s guest post is from Jeff Rosen from […]
Here are the winning questions for the Totbo Twitter Contest – providing 3 free passes to my workshop in NY this weekend: Question: @Zaffi What as filmmakers is the best thing we can do to support other filmmakers? #dist2010 Answer I love this questions – because it is about giving back to the community which […]
So I finally saw King Corn, I know long overdue, especially since I know the filmmakers. Ted Hope is always commenting on how we have to help curate each others films to help each other. Here is what I did to help King Korn: I twittered about it – which then went on my facebook […]