A lot of people want to make movies. But most people never will. Hollywood is changing. So unless you are willing to find out how to source your audience and market directly, it will be very difficult to make a career making movies. This book provides you with the steps on how to get your movie made, seen and sold.
Chapter 1 Modern Movie Business
Right now, with or without Hollywood, you have the opportunity to make movies and reach your audience globally! If you want to take advantage of this opportunity, NOW is the day when you stop dreaming and start DOING! Learn this stuff and you’ll never go back to your old movie making ideas!
Chapter 2 Create Your Story
You are now competing with filmmakers across the globe who are flooding the market with garbage. To be successful, you need to have a great, marketable screenplay. Something that you can quickly pitch to prospective investors and collaborators and have them say: “That’s an awesome idea for a movie!”
Chapter 3 Get Movie Money
Go from story to budget. You will also find out how to communicate with prospective investors in their language. You will also find tips on how to leverage crowdfunding and social networks to get money.
Chapter 4 Manufacture Your Movie
To start a small business, all you need is an idea, some start up cash, raw material, production and a customer base – and a way to sell whatever it is you created. Non-discriminatory distribution allows you to create movies from anywhere in the world and reach your audience.
Chapter 5 Marketing and Distribution
With DVD sales down, utilization of middle-men like sales agents and distribution companies is changing. The ripple effect means that you will need to create your own marketing, sales and distribution strategy.
If you are a filmmaker who wants to make your own movies, and make a career making movies, then this filmmaking book is for you. Filmmaking Stuff will provide you with insights on how to raise money, how to build a team, how to build buzz around your movie and finally, how to sell your movie.