Introduction to Vintage Russian Lenses for Indie Filmmakers

Why should I care about old Russian camera lenses? As an indie filmmaker, especially a low-budget indie filmmaker, we are always looking for ways to optimize a very limited number of resources, and for most of us, the most limited resource is money. Ultimately, we are doing everything in our power to try and make…

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How to Distribute Your Film to SVOD and Keep 100% Ownership

The film industry and distribution marketplaces are in constant flux… but the problem for indie filmmakers remains the same: How (and where) do I distribute my content?  A  Quick Summary  Subscription video on-demand is a $60B industry growing 10% year over year.  Major streaming services are cutting down on indie film distribution, opening up new…

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What to Do When a Distributor Goes Bankrupt

What to Do When a Distributor Goes Bankrupt Read this if you: have been using Distribber need to know what to do if your distributor collapses want to reduce the chance this will happen to you DISTRIBBER OVERVIEW When Distribber was launched in 2007, it provided a new way for filmmakers to get their films…

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How to Become an Assistant Director

In the film industry the 1st Assistant Director or “1st AD” is the driving force behind making sure a film is completed, safe and organized. Becoming an Assistant Director can be a tricky thing and becoming a member of the DGA (Directors Guild of America) even more difficult. How do you know if being an…

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