Category: Merchandise

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 ...

Excerpt: Insiders Guide To Independent Film Distribution

Excerpt from “Insiders Guide To Independent Film Distribution” (2nd Edition, Focal Press) by Stacey Parks. ...

Keys to a Successful Film Launch Pt 1

Keys to a Successful Film Launch Pt  1 By Jon Reiss and Sheri Candler For the past six months, my company, ...

Sound It Out!

Over the last five years an independent record shop has closed in the UK every three days. SOUND IT OUT (75 mins) ...

Back to Writing – 3 More Books

I have embarked on writing again and have two new books in the works and one more on the horizon. First off, I am writing a book on the Producer of Marketing and Distribution or PMD.

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 ...

Guest Post: How to Maximize Revenue Selling on Amazon

Today's guest post comes from filmmaker Jed Riffe who I met this year at Slamdance. He told me that he was ...

Guest Post: Fulfilment Options from Breakthrough Distribution

First off - the next Totbo workshop is in Vancouver in just 2 weeks: February 26 and 27th being organized by DOC ...

Troubles at Neoflix – What Fulfillment Alternatives are There for Filmmakers Part 1

Troubles at Neoflix - What Fulfillment Alternatives are There for Filmmakers Part 1 For those of you who have ...

Conclusion of Guest Post: The Secrets of The Secret

Today concludes Julie Eckersley's wonderful 5 part series on the methods used by The Secret to create such a ...