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 online film course, the Indie Film Academy talks with 10 experts in film distribution about what you can do to make sure your film sells.
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.
Experts in the Film Distribution Course include:
Jason Brubaker of Filmmaking Stuff
Scott McMahon of Film Trooper
Alex Ferrari of Indie Film Hustle
Mia Bruno of Seed & Spark
Chris Holland of Film Festival Secrets
Linda Nelson of Indie Rights
Ron Newcomb of The Forge Studios
Jerome Courshon of Secrets to Distribution
Ben Yennie of The Guerrila Rep
Film Distribution Topics
How to make sure your film will sell before you make it
They key documents distributors need
What you need to do in post production to have all deliverables
What is the best option for your film's launch
How to distribute your own film
A simple hack to get thousands of fans quickly
How to get on Rotten Tomatoes
Why Netflix should be your last stop
What are the requirements?
Basic Understanding of Filmmaking
You will need a general understanding of how films are made, from screenwriting through to post production.
A basic understanding of platforms such as Netflix, Hulu and iTunes
General understanding of Independent Film
What am I going to get from this film distribution course?
Understand the things they need to do before they start their film so that they will be able to make a distribution deal.
Get an idea of the key documents and video files they will need to give to distribution companies.
Understand the fastest and most effective way for building a fan base.
Learn the best launch sequence for a film from Film Festivals to Theatrical to VOD Release.