Another interesting blog about a filmmaker’s journey – to release festival or online? One of the key aspects of my work, at this stage, is building an audience, some might call it a tribe. I think it’s essential for the modern day indie filmmaker. The unique way in which I’m doing this is by sharing […]
Category Archives: Distribution
Interesting article about the strategy that went into the creation of House of Cards. Big brother is… programming. The company financed “House of Cards” after seeing many subscribers watched Oscar-nominated director David Fincher’s movies and that others are fans of its protagonist, Spacey. It resurrected the canceled series “Arrested Development” after similar analysis. via Netflix’s […]
“I finally cracked it.’” Steve Jobs on Apple’s plans to enter the Land of TV. Now check out the great article from The Guardian that speculates on Apple’s aspirations to claim a slice of the TV broadcasting pie. So simple, so obvious. Closer to home, Australia’s Mediawave also has some interesting insights into the Battle […]
Lesson 1 – I note that there were two Aussie films in the mix – Sam Worthington’s Drift and The 25th Reich. Good on them for trying to sell their films, either before or after production. That’s the entrepreneurial spirit we need to see more of in Australia. Lesson 2 – Notice what the Americans […]
It’s been all over the net. Still, it’s worth another look. Or three. One of the few web series I’ve enjoyed. It’s funny because it’s true…
My short films, Nice Shootin’ Cowboy and Checkpoint, are now online. Festival regulations have prevented us from doing so until now. Watch Nice Shootin’ Cowboy in HD on the full screen mode. Crank up the volume to play it LOUD! Watch Checkpoint in HD on the full screen mode. Crank up the volume to play it LOUD!
Luci Temple has insightfully dissected the financing strategy for an Australian crowd funded feature film, The Tunnel. There’s two parts to the article – Part 1 and Part 2. Read both. Notice the trend. Everyone seems to raise $10-15K from supportive family and friends. And then the money seems to dry up. I was a big […]