If your film is heading into production without a distribution plan in place, then we need to talk. Planning your film’s distribution route early on is the key to saving $$$ and avoiding the dreaded stop-start process that prevents your film from taking off. So how do you decide which distribution route is best for your short film?View Post
Is it me, or is pitching a script to a producer a lot like some crazy mystery?
You take a ton of stabs in the dark to see if any of your ideas get picked up, and at the end of the process you still have no real idea about whether your script will stand out to the decision-makers.
It’s a horrible feeling, and writers usually give up, or go crazy on the rewrites only to end up back where they started.
There are two mindsets filmmakers have right now, and both have left a bad taste in my mouth. It’s also causing their careers to stall and their films to flop (when they should be spending 18 months on the festival circuit picking up awards).
A film festival expert once told me that shorts need to allocate at least £600 for festivals fees, which is kind of crazy. Here's how to distribute your film at festivals without having to spend so muchView Post
Your mailing list is where you nurture your community. It’s where you give them a glimpse into your life (a la Instagram) but you also provide them with truly valuable content (which you can’t really do on regular socials).View Post