IFH 251: How to Get Your Indie Film on Netflix with Neil Ames

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How to Get Your Indie Film on Netflix with Neil Ames

Today on the show we have Neil Ames from Distribber. Neil is the Netflix Yoda over at Distribber. He’s been working with Netflix since before they were a streaming juggernaut. I wanted Neil to come on the show and pull back the curtain on the inner workings of Netflix. We discuss:

  • What Netflix is looking for?
  • How to submit an indie film to Netflix?
  • How does Netflix decide what to license?
  • What you can do as a filmmaker to have a better chance of getting on Netflix.
  • What Netflix typically pays for acquisitions
  • and a ton more.

So if you ever wanted to get your film on Netflix get ready to take some notes, my friend. Enjoy my conversation with Neil Ames.

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LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE

SPONSORS

  1. BlackBox – Make Passive Income From Your Footage
  2. Studio Unknown Audio Post –  Mention the IFH podcast, and you’ll receive 50% off one day of ADR
  3. Streamlette.com – Submit Your Film (3x Amazon’s Royalty Rate)
  4. How to Shoot and Direct an Improvised Feature Film in 24 hours
  5. Filmmaker in a Box – Learn How to Make an Indie Film – 18 Hours+ of Lessons 
  6. Martin Scorsese Film Directing Masterclass
  7. Ron Howard Film Directing Masterclass
  8. Judd Apatow Comedy Writing/Directing Masterclass
  9. Aaron Sorkin Screenwriting Master Class
  10. FreeFilmBook.com (Download Your FREE Filmmaking Audio Book)

KILLER RESOURCES!!!

  1. IFH MASTERS CIRCLE – Filmmaking Community
  2. IFH’s Online Film School
  3. Six Secrets to get into Film Festivals for FREE!

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