Film Articles and Resources

Collection by IndieJenFischer

803 
Pins
 • 
3.63k 
Followers

Articles on self-distribution, crowdfunding and other items of interest to indie filmmakers. #indie #film #crowdfunding #crowdsourcing

IndieJenFischer
Changes in Indie Film Distribution: A Conversation with Film Aggregator – BITMAX

Changes in Indie Film Distribution: A Conversation with Film Aggregator – BITMAX - Ms. In The Biz

A in-depth look at indie film distribution options for your film projects, including an interview with BITMAX's Jay Friedman.

How to Get Loads of Dough and Stuff for Your Indie Film - Ms. In The Biz

Aren’t money and resources the biggest roadblocks when it comes to making your indie film? Undoubtedly. Fiscal sponsorship is a great way to help.

You’re Not Too Old to Follow Your Dreams - Ms. in the Biz

I don't know who needs to hear this, but you're not too old. You're never too old to pursue your dreams, advice from someone who knows.

The Women of KR² Productions: Knowing Your Audience is Key

The women of KR² Productions, Katy and Kate Rhamey, are a mother daughter team that have taken the world of branded content by storm.

How Many Independent Films Get A Theatrical Release?

To see if there are trends that can guide decision-making. we looked at the distribution of all US produced narrative feature films that were shot in 2017.

Green is coming up underfoot, and that means it's time to apply for Spring grants.

A Massive List of Spring 2019 Grants All Filmmakers Should Know About

Green is coming up underfoot, and that means it's time to apply for Spring grants.

Distributors Fact Sheet: We Spoke to Dozens of Distributors; This is What They Want in a Film | Dear Producer

DISTRIBUTORS FACT SHEET: We Spoke to Dozens of Distributors; This is What They Want in a Film

Dear Producer is a platform where producers share their experiences, celebrate achievements, and provide mentorship for the next generation.

Sundance Market Maybe Hurt By Amazon Film Festival Stars Absence | IndieWire

Amazon Likely to Pull Film Festival Stars, and With It the Floor of the Sundance Market

While the importance of SVOD platforms grows, documentaries and niche films are no longer receiving licensing deals from Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hulu.

Creativity as Currency: Expert Tips for Building Your Brand - Film Independent

From the Archives: Expert Tips for Building Your Brand - Film Independent

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article originally ran in August of last year and is being republished here. Special thanks to writer Meri Hilalian. ***

An Indie Filmmaking Experiment: Two Actors, The Desert & $1,000 Production Budget

An Indie Filmmaking Experiment: Two Actors, The Desert & $1,000 Production Budget | Film Inquiry

Helenna Santos shares how she and her team managed to make their feature film, At Your Own Risk, with just $1000.

chris-li-182361-unsplash

Show Me the Money!

Dear Producer is a platform where producers share their experiences, celebrate achievements, and provide mentorship for the next generation.

Micro-Budget Filmmaking with Integrity

Micro-Budget Filmmaking with Integrity - Ms. In The Biz

I’ve produced four micro-budget feature films. Despite the limited resources, there are a few things that I believe keep people coming back to our sets. Micro-budget is creative power – the power to assert your filmmaking values and collaborative hallmarks. Micro-budget does not mean lack of professionalism or an excuse to be illegitimate in terms of your obligations to laws or industry standards.

model-conv-1

Be Everywhere All At Once: The Ultimate Guide to Festivals, Online, and Your Short Film Release | Short of the Week

by Andrew S Allen on Short of the Week—Watch the most innovative stories—Documentary, Comedy, Sci-fi, Horror, Experimental, Animation, Inspiration, Student films, Award winners & more short films

Lack of diversity in distribution

Indie Distributors So White?: How Lack of Diversity Impacts What Films Get Released

"There's not a lack of films that feature people of color, there's just a shortage of distribution opportunities for our stories," Ezra Ezzard tells TheWrap

5 Filmmakers Using Social Media Effectively

Five Storytellers: Filmmakers Using Social Media Effectively

Filmmakers, particularly those with an independent vision, often run up against a brick wall when dealing with the maximum-profit-obsessed studio…