Good news. Another special guest blogger has been added to our arsenal. Author and filmmaker James Cooper wrote the book Kickstarter for Filmmakers after successfully funding his short film Elijah the Prophet through the popular crowd funding website. Below James shares his top five crowd funding tips for filmmakers. TOP FIVE CROWD FUNDING TIPS FOR FILMMAKERS by […]
Jon Reiss — After adopting the DIY approach for his film Bomb It, Jon chose to share the lessons he’s learned in ever increasing ways, from his blog (and this one), to articles for Filmmaker Mag, to finally to the must-have artist-centric distribution book “Think Outside the Box Office.” Anyone considering creating a truly free film, this book is mandatory reading first.
Here is my piece for the Huffington Post that ran on December 17, 2009 Click Here for the Original List with Links A Christmas (and Hanukah) List to Help Save Independent Film By Jon Reiss Much has been written about the current crises in independent film. Studios run by corporations increasingly view their specialty divisions […]
What you do to help your distribution and marketing started out being one chapter in the book. Now it takes up 1/3 of the book! I feel that it is hyper important that filmmakers work towards their distribution and marketing during prep, production and post. Part of that work is audience development which was the […]
IndieGoGo – A resource you should all know about. On Monday Triplepundit (typically an environment site) issued this article interviewing the Slava Rubin of Indie GoGo. IndieGoGo: Cause Awareness Through Entertainment By Gennefer Snowfield | August 10th, 2009 | Triplepundit.com The social web has opened the floodgates of communication, allowing users from all over the […]