Our distribution strategies seminars give independent filmmakers an overview of all aspects of the distribution landscape so they can develop the best distribution strategies for their films.
PREPARING FOR SUCCESS IN THE YEAR AHEAD: A VIRTUAL SEMINAR With a new year ahead of us - a blank slate - it's all about positioning yourself for success. Whether that means getting a film into production, or getting distribution for one that is coming out of production, or both - let's get you on the right track to accomplish your goals and become aware of what's happening in the market so you can leverage all the opportunities that are available to you. . . . More
Steps To Getting Your Micro-Budget Film Off The Ground Masterclass In this three part masterclass, we explore the steps for getting your micro-budget film off the ground including the legal and administrative issues, the importance of genre and concept, the process for casting and packaging, traditional and alternative financing options, and traditional and alternative distribution distribution strategies. . . . More
Distributing Your Film the Right Way (And In The Right Order!): A Virtual Seminar So there are tons of options for distributing your film. But how do you make sense of them all? It's a huge issue facing filmmakers. What's the deal with domestic vs. international? Should you split your rights or not? Where do you carve out rights for yourself and when can you do this? Where do festivals fit into the mix? Is DVD, TV, VOD first second or third? Does premiering on one platform 'ruin' deal possibilities for the other platforms? In this virtual seminar with Film Specific founder Stacey Parks we discuss these issues to help filmmakers get on track about how they can make use of these distribution opportunities most effectively. . . . More
"Distribution Overwhelm: With So Many Distribution Opportunities, Which Is The Best Route For Your Film?": A Virtual Town Hall Meeting In this virtual town hall meeting where we will be discussing "Distribution Overwhelm." Indie filmmakers are now faced with a unique development when it comes to distributing their films: a glut of opportunities. From self and hybrid distribution to opportunities make use of the best parts of traditional distribution while leaving out the worst , filmmakers have more control and more ways then ever to exploit their films in the marketplace. But how do you decipher the best strategy for YOUR film? So many choices are leading to filmmakers feeling overwhelmed with options. . . . More
MAKING TRADITIONAL DISTRIBUTION WORK Self-distribution may be all the rage, but traditional distribution is still what most filmmakers hope for and can still bring in significant revenues. In this two-part virtual course, we're examining not only how to go about finding a traditional distribution deal the RIGHT way, but the great benefits of traditional distribution, how you can turn a profit, and the films with the best chance of success with traditional distribution. . . . More