Category: documentary film

Documentary Magazine Article – Documentary Distribution in Turbulent Times

During IDA's Getting Real 2016 conference in September,  Susan Margolin and I hosted a two part panel on the state ...

10 Key Points on How to Move Forward With Outreach and Impact for Documentary Film

A Report from the IFP Filmmaker Lab by Jon Reiss With all the trauma of this past week, I at least had the good ...

Heading to IDFA

  I'm excited to be heading to the IDFA festival and market in Amsterdam today! I'll be attending BritDocs ...

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 ...

The BOMB IT 2 DVD is here!

This week marks the official release of the BOMB IT 2 DVD. To purchase, visit our BOMB IT 2 website. Don't forget ...

Two New Documentary Film Funds

Here are two new cool opportunities for filmmakers. The Bertha BRITDOC Documentary Journalism Fund - for ...

“25 to Life” Campaign Launch

25 to Life is a feature documentary about William Brawner, a young man who contracted HIV at the age of two, and ...

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.

Jon Reiss giving Keynotes at IFP Prodcon 2011 and Idaho Cineposium

I will be the keynote speaker at both the IFP Media Arts' Producers Conference (PRODCON 2011) in Minneapolis on ...

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 ...

Calling all Filmmakers: Deadline Nears for IFP Labs

The deadlines for this year's IFP Filmmaker Labs are fast approaching.

Guerrilla filmmaking crosses into both sides of the political spectrum!

Here's something scary from the right - they can use grassroots marketing too! From the Washington ...