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Now more than ever the opportunity to become a full-time filmmaker is within reach for those who are willing to take a few risks. The key to building a career in show business is the ability to consistently get projects funded and then make money back for your investors. In this course, an abridged version of the Indie Film Academy's November Masterclass, we talk with 10 experts in film distribution about what you can do to make sure your film sells.
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|Section 1: Overview: Distribution for Indie Filmmakers with Ron Newcomb|
In this video, Ron Newcomb of The Forge Films gives students an overview of film distribution and how they have been able to become profitable as film producers.
Making A Deal and What You Will Need
|Section 2: Film Marketing with Film Trooper's Scott McMahon|
Understanding Your Position in the Market
Where Can Uber Indie Filmmakers Go?
The Bigger Picture: Licensing
The New Distribution Model
Hack Your Markeging Plan! Mind Blowing Concept
|Section 3: Working with a Sales Agent with Galen Christy|
What are Sales Agents Looking For
How The Film Market is Changing
How to Guarantee You Can Sell Your Film
Budgets and Projections: How Much Can Your Film Make?
How To Connect with a Sales Agent
|Section 4: Post Production Workflow and More from Alex Ferrari|
Post Production Workflow
What Format To Shoot In
|Section 5: Linda Nelson of Indie Rights|
Look Out! What filmmakers need to be careful of when signing a distribution deal
Use a limited theatrical release to build buzz and get reviews.
|Section 6: Jerome Courshon and the Different Distribution Markets|
Introduction to Distribution Channels
|Section 7: Jason Brubaker of Filmmaking Stuff and the Changing World of VOD Distribution|
The Changing Relationship between filmmakers and distribution companies.
Netflix, Amazon Prime and Transactional VOD or TVOD
|Section 8: Test Time!|
|Quiz 1||1 question|
Most people don't understand what branding and marketing are. Here's a simple test to see if you get it.
|Quiz 2||1 question|
Do you understand branding?
|Quiz 3||1 question|
When should you contact a Sales Agent?
I am the owner of JABU Studio and have been a freelance graphic designer for almost 20 years. My design work has won various awards including a Webby and I currently make a living working for large graphic design firms as well as working directly with clients. I have also been featured in a number of design magazines.
I am also the founder of the Indie Film Academy, an online resource for filmmakers including the Indie Film Academy Podcast available on iTunes.