Category: DIY

Romania Interviews

  I just got the links to the TV and Radio interviews that I did while in Romania. We talked a lot about ...

Distribution Case Study – “Finding Hillywood”

Written by Leah Warshawski (Producer/Director) / Introduction by Jon Reiss   I recently wrote a two part ...

New Selling Your Film Book Released– and it’s FREE

I'm really excited about this brand new book, Selling Your Film Outside the U.S. (click here to download the book ...

How I Made a Feature Film Right Out of Film School (Guest Post)

I'm Jaymes Camery and I just wrapped production on my first feature film, Guys and Girls Can't Be Friends. I ...

Monetizing in the Age of Abundance Part 1: The Age of Abundance

By Jon Reiss I have been giving a number of presentations on Artistic Entrepreneurship over the past year that I ...

Ways to Distribute Merchandise

I recently posted a short piece about innovative merchandise.  Here is a quick rundown on the different ways to ...

Creating Innovative Merchandise

Its the IFP Film Week in NYC where I just was for the IFP Lab and the new IFP PMD Lab - so with that in mind - I ...

Launching New TOTBO Workshop Webclips

I am kicking off a series of excerpts from my Think Outside the Box Office Master Classes today on my new YouTube ...

Guest Post: Joke and Biagio on Self Distribution for Dying to Do Letterman

Today's guest post is from Joke and Biagio who are doing an amazing job with their Kickstarter campaign to raise ...

How to Self-distribute Online: Using E-junkie to Create an Automated Business Part 2

Creating and selling a Quicktime file is a lot easier than creating and selling a DVD, yet many filmmakers seem to be reluctant to make their movies available as a download. I believe this stems from an overblown fear of piracy. As far as the indie world is concerned, I believe you’re losing money by not offering your video as a download.

How to Self-distribute Online: Using E-junkie to Create an Automated Business Part 1

We've been exploring alternatives to fulfillment for filmmakers in the last month or two.  Many filmmakers are ...

Prevent Film Piracy and Globally Monetize Instantly

Today’s guest post is by filmmaker Solomon Mac-Auley who contacted me to offer his opinion about a DIY Digital ...