Posts Tagged ‘Marketing

Should you tailor your next film for Halloween?

The pros and cons of a Halloween release… While most theatrically released horror/paranormal and related Halloween friendly pictures fail to reach the $100 million dollar mark at the domestic box-office, most of them are also void of expensive actors, so their financial risk is minor. Simply put, rolling the dice on productions that cost less [...]

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Ex-Groupon Executive Launches Indie Movie-Rental Site

I find these stories so you don’t have to. link: Speakeasy – WallStreetJournal.

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The plot thickens for indie film producers

Michael London, whose movies include ‘Sideways’ and ‘Thirteen,’ has had to adjust to new realities by offering investors a rational investment with lower costs, smarter movies and better returns. via latimes.com.

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“IF THEY’RE GOING TO GIVE US ALL THESE CREDIT CARDS, WHY CAN’T WE MAKE A MOVIE WITH THEM?”

After your film is made, raising 10 million for advertising isn’t enough.  Figure 40 million. Interview with Scott Hillenbrand Current Movie Reviews, Independent Movies – Film Threat.

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Official Rejection

Official Rejection is a documentary about the trials of filmmakers making the rounds of the festivals. It’s enough to make you reject festivals! Official Rejection Movie Review

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Independent Film Marketing Checklist While in Production

Handy, valuable and very general.  This checklist shows why Publicist is a full-time job in itself. Independent Film Marketing Checklist While in Production.

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Even DeNiro can’t buck indie inertia.

But, at least he’s trying! Tribeca VOD Venture: Folly Or Future? – Deadline.com.

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This Guy Never Quits

Interview with Michael Legge, who has just made his 14th film in 20 years.  To nit much avail… Link: Film Threat

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Walmart Buys Vudu

Quick!  Where’s the “Submit Your Film to VUDU” button? E-Commerce News: Film: Walmart Buys Vudu to Take Another Stab at Online Movie Distribution.

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