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 ...

Exciting Times in Park City

While Smith feels that taking his film on the road by himself is the most groundbreaking aspect of his act, I actually feel that the work he has been doing for the past number of years has been what is truly revolutionary about his project. He has created a unique relationship with a large and devoted audience. In essence he has created himself into an artist entrepreneur in the best sense of the term.

Part 3: The secrets of the Secret

From very early on in the project Byrne identified the key influencers in this area and aligned herself with them. As it was a documentary she could do this by actually using them in the film, but it could also be done by having interviews linked on a website, articles, blog posts etc. She got these people (some of which already had their own community of hundreds of thousands of followers) and she involved them from the beginning.

Part 2: The secrets of the $300 million independent film.

In early 2006, Australian TV producer Rhonda Byrne launched her feature length documentary online. It was called The Secret. The film spread like wildfire around the globe as viewers took up the viral campaign Byrne had begun.

Happy New Year – With Much Appreciation

I want to wish you all a wonderful New Year. I am looking forward to communicating with you on a number of new ...

Bomb It 2 Australia Stormie Mills, Ash Keating, TwoOne, Phibs

This past week we launched the Australian section of Bomb It 2. I was especially excited to go to Australia to ...

Didn’t Get into Sundance? A World of Opportunity Awaits

The Sundance Film Festival has started announcing its slate for the 2011 festival. This has traditionally been a nerve wracking time for independent filmmakers who, in the past, have put so much stock into premiere film festivals like Sundance. But in the new world of distribution, marketing and audience engagement the world is a much better place than it was just five years ago for the thousands of films that do not get into Sundance, or any other premiere festival.

The New York Times on How Websites Connect Filmmakers to Fans

There is a great survey of filmmakers and their websites (and the importance of one) by Manohla Dargis in the New ...

This Week on Babelgum Bomb It 2 – South East Asia

For this week's Bomb It 2 installment on Babelgum we went back to Asia to look at Jakarta, Singapore and Hong ...

Bomb It 2 Graffiti in the West Bank

No guest post today - instead I wanted to write about the Bomb It 2 episodes that we uploaded to Babelgum this ...

Guest Post: Kim Garland on Scriptchat and Building a Twitter Community

If you want to build a community, start by being a community. Think about the project you’re hoping to launch and the team you can bring together to do it. In addition to screenwriting, the Treefort brings backgrounds in film production, book publishing, magazine-writing and franchise- and small-business ownership. It’s this diversity and team-like support that has probably had the biggest hand in our success.

Atlanta TOTBO Workshop with Sheri Candler!

I'm heading to Atlanta, GA to do a Think Outside the Box Office Workshop presented by the Atlanta Film Festival ...

Guest Post Simon Pulman: Transmedia for Low Budget Filmmakers Part II

Very excited for part 2 of Simon Pullman's excellent post on transmedia for low budget filmmakers. Last week was ...