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Masterclass: What Are Sales Agents Bringing To The Table?
Masterclass: What Are Sales Agents Bringing To The Table? With all the changes in distribution, a sales agent often seems like a but of a relic, part of an outdated distribution model. In this masterclass we dive into the ins-and-outs of what sales agents still bring to the table. . . . More
Preparing Your Film For The Marketplace: A Conversation With Sales Agent Phil Gorn of Wonderphil Productions
Preparing Your Film For The Marketplace: A Conversation With Sales Agent Phil Gorn of Wonderphil Productions Making the movie is only part of the filmmaking process. Distributing it is something else. In this seminar with sales agent Phil Gorn of Wonderphil Productions we discuss the ins-and-outs of preparing your film for market. . . . More
7 Deadly Sins of Distribution Virtual Seminar: Part 2
7 Deadly Sins of Distribution Virtual Seminar: Part 2 In this seminar we discuss the 7 most common mistakes filmmakers make when distributing their films and what they can do to not get caught in these potentially deadly traps. . . . More
7 Deadly Sins of Distribution Virtual Seminar: Part 1
7 Deadly Sins of Distribution Virtual Seminar: Part 1 In this seminar we discuss the 7 most common mistakes filmmakers make when distributing their films and what they can do to not get caught in these potentially deadly traps. . . . More
WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU'RE EXPECTING A SALE - A Virtual Seminar with Hammad Zaidi from Lonely Seal Releasing
WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU'RE EXPECTING A SALE - A Virtual Seminar with Hammad Zaidi from Lonely Seal Releasing In this virtual seminar, sales agent Hammad Zaidi of Lonely Seal Releasing gives independent filmmakers an insider's perspective on the process of selling your film to an international territory at a film market like Cannes or AFM. . . . More
Sales Agency Expenses: A Guide to the Usual and Customary
Sales Agency Expenses: A Guide to the Usual and Customary The dreaded "recoupable expenses" of sales agents -- often misunderstood and thought unnecessary by filmmakers. However, it can cost big money to sell a movie and sales agents can incur significant expenses while trying to do so. To shed some light on just what a "recoupable expense" is we've outlined some typical and standard sales agency recoupable expenses. . . . More
Foreign Sales Strategies: A Virtual Seminar
Foreign Sales Strategies: A Virtual Seminar Foreign sales has always been an important component of an overall distribution strategy, but as the once-coveted US deals becomes more and more rare, and as US box office returns decline, foreign sales are absolutely critical. So there's no surprise there's a lot of interest in this area. Along with that comes much confusion though. . . . More
Video Tutorial: Working With Reps For Your Film
Video Tutorial: Working With Reps For Your Film To use a rep or not to use a rep? It's a conundrum of many the independent filmmaker. They want the access a rep can bring but not the cost involved in adding a middleman to the film sales equation. In this tutorial we discuss the ins and outs of working with reps for your film, including both the advantages and disadvantages, how and when to approach them, and how much you should expect the process to cost when all is said and done. . . . More
Entertainment Attorney Gordon Firemark presents "10 Things To Watch Out For In Distribution Deals & Dealing With Reps"
Entertainment Attorney Gordon Firemark presents "10 Things To Watch Out For In Distribution Deals & Dealing With Reps" Entertainment Attorney Gordon Firemark discusses how to avoid pitfalls when negotiating a distribution deals and dealing with reps . . . More
Getting Your Film To Market: A Sales Agent's Perspective
Getting Your Film To Market: A Sales Agent's Perspective Sales Agent Clay Epstein gives filmmakers insight on how to get your film to market, from the sales agents perspective. Clay discusses everything from what buyers are looking for and which genres are (and aren't) selling to how to look for a sales agent and at when to submit your films and everything in between. . . . More
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