NSI Audio Interview with Jon Reiss on Film Distribution and Marketing 15 Power Packed Minutes

Here is the power packed interview that I did with Liz Hover at the National Screen Institute of Canada. ...

The Blarg Review of TOTBO Think Outside the Box Office

Here is a review of TOTBO in The Blarg Think Outside the Box Office by Jon Reiss (Hybrid Cinema) Breaking into ...

NEW BREED PARK CITY – Discovering the Questions Jon Reiss, Ira Deutchman,

In Park City From Sabi Pictures and Filmmaker Magazine and Workbook Project SOLUTION-BASED: NEW BREED AT PARK ...

Review: DIY Filmmaking | Think Outside the Box Office and Tips from Bomb It!’s Jon Reiss

From Adam David Mezei (Thanks Adam for the nice words!) DIY Filmmaking | Think Outside the Box Office and Tips ...

Slamdance Filmmaker Summit – Live Consulting Session

The Slamdance Filmmaker Summit is happening today. You can stream it live!. I'll be doing a live community ...

Filmmaker Magazine article: Choosing a Fulfillment Company for Film Distribution

I'm back in Filmmaker Magazine - this time with a grind down to the details article on fulfillment companies: DIY ...

Declaration of Indies – Reiss and Broderick in the NYT Today

Manohla Dargis interviewed me for an article on self distribution for the New York Times - it came out today. ...

Connecting Audiences and Filmmakers Part 1

Re:Connecting Audiences and Filmmakers Part 1 This was published in the Huffington Post and Tribeca Takes ...

Jon Reiss on Rex Sikes Movie Beat Tomorrow

Tomorrrow I will be on Rex Sikes Movie Beat radio show. Thurs Jan 14th at Noon PST Check it out!

Jon Reiss Consulting at Slamdance & Offering free Consulting to 10 Sundance/Slamdance Filmmakers

As some of you might know, one of the reasons that I wrote Think Outside the Box Office was after those first ...

Think Outside the Box Office Review by Erin’s Woodstock Movie

"Anyone who is serious about surviving in the contemporary independent film world needs to read this book." This ...

25 Points to Consider in Approaching Your Festival Premiere: Part 2

The first part of this article concerned how to approach festivals if you want to still pursue a more conventional sales oriented strategy within the new landscape of distribution for independent film. This second part will address what you should consider if you are going to use your premiere festival (or one of your festivals) to launch the actual distribution and marketing of your film.

Changing the Life Model of a Release – Response to Brian Newman

Brian Newman has been tearing it up lately on his blog Springboard Media. While I don't always agree with him, he ...

Microcinema Reviews Think Outside the Box Office

Think Outside the Box Office was just reviewed in Microfilmmaker Magazine. Here a few nice pulls; "The ...

21 Great Free Thinkers of Indie Film from Ted Hope in The Wrap

Jon Reiss -- After adopting the DIY approach for his film Bomb It, Jon chose to share the lessons he's learned in ever increasing ways, from his blog (and this one), to articles for Filmmaker Mag, to finally to the must-have artist-centric distribution book "Think Outside the Box Office." Anyone considering creating a truly free film, this book is mandatory reading first.

Think Outside the Box Office one of Brian Newman’s Recommended Reads

Recommended Reads from Brian Newman's Blog Springboard Media There's been a lot of great writing both in print ...

20 Points to Consider in Approaching Your Festival Premiere Part 1

A year ago I did some blogging on Truly Free Film, I stopped to write Think Outside the Box Office. But now ...

Jon Reiss on Huffington Post A Christmas (and Hanukah) List to Help Save Independent Film

Here is my piece for the Huffington Post that ran on December 17, 2009 Click Here for the Original List with ...