This presentation was given at Binger Filmlab in Amsterdam June 2013. For those working in media (not just filmmaking), an understanding of how audiences are consuming media and communicating with the creators is essential. Going forward, creators cannot stay behind the scenes. Everyone is audience-facing and knowing how to interact online is helpful to your work and your career.
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Posted on July 9, 2013 at 12:34pm
One of Jon’s chapters concerns the film Note by Note, a documentary about the making of a Steinway concert grand #L1037 piano from forest floor to concert hall. The film was completed in 2006 when the talk of internet distribution and social media marketing of films had hardly begun. Back then, the conventional route of getting a sales agent, premiering at a major film festival like Sundance or Toronto to start a…Continue
Posted on July 21, 2011 at 10:34am
My friends at The Film Collaborative have devised a resource for indie filmmakers to use called the Distributor ReportCard. According to their site "Distributor ReportCard™ gives filmmakers and producers a chance to SCHOOL THE DISTRIBUTORS. Write reviews, share your experiences and learn from other filmmakers' successes or mistakes.
Simply click on one of the distributors to the left and you'll be taken to the info page for that distributor. All information is gathered…
Posted on March 22, 2011 at 3:02pm