Category: The PMD

What the F is a PMD and Why Do We Need One?

What the F is a PMD and Why Do We Need One?

Back in 2010, two weeks before I went to print on Think Outside the Box Office, I coined a new crew position: the ...

Top 10 Things Learned in the IFP PMD LAB

  Top 10 Things Learned in the IFP PMD LAB By Jon Reiss I have had the good fortune to be involved in ...

Top 5 Misunderstandings About Self Distribution

In the US many filmmakers are starting to get that they need to be responsible for distributing and marketing ...

10 Ways in Which I Would Release Bomb It Today

Chris Horton asked me to write this post for the new Artist Services website that Sundance has set up. However, ...

Report from the UK: The PMD, Digital Rights and Booking Theatrical in the UK

I’m back now from my trip to the UK – workshop and consulting at the Edinburgh Film Festival as well as a workshop ...

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 1

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

PMD and the Oscar’s

We are so excited to announce the Oscar success of "God of Love" (in the category of live action short film), ...

PMDs In Action

As you know, Sheri Candler, and I have been reaching out to working Producer's of Marketing and Distribution ...

Guest Post: PMD Training at Break Neck Speed

Today's guest post is from Producer of Marketing and Distribution who lives and works Joe Jestus. Joe introduced ...

Am I a Filmmaker or a Brand? Why not be both?

A year ago, I brought the preview copies of Think Outside the Box Office to sell at Independent Film Week, ...

PMD FAQ 2: What are the responsibilities of a PMD?

PMD FAQ 2: What are the responsibilities of a PMD? The responsibilities of a PMD are wide and varied. Not all ...