DISTRIBUTION & FINANCING COURSES
The Film Distribution Blueprint
Taught by Indie Film Hustle Founder Alex Ferrari, this course is an insider's look at how the film distribution side of the business works. It will teach you how to avoid predatory film distributors and aggregators, what to look for in distribution agreements, VOD myths, film deliverables, working with sales agents, and much more. Don't become a statistic. Educate yourself and thrive.
How to Cast Bankable Actors In Your Indie Film
Content is king, but casting is key. Filmmaker, Shane Stanley shares his casting tips to secure talent that will elevate your project's value and perception but also reveals the essential dos and don'ts when negotiating the deal. Regardless of budget and your experience, there is no reason you cannot get talent attached to your project that you'll need to get it off the ground and surrounded with a cast you've always dreamed about.
Crowdfunding for Filmmaking Masterclass
This course will guide you through every stage of planning, creating, and running your film crowdfunding campaign. Crowdfunding is the only method of film finance open to all filmmakers, anywhere in the world and over $250 million has already been raised for films on Kickstarter. It’s based on research on over 50,000 film crowdfunding campaigns, interviews with over 50 filmmakers who have run a crowdfunding campaign and interviews with some of the top people at major crowdfunding platforms and services. This workshop is unique in that it will literally guide you through the entire process of making your film.
The Complete Indie Film Producing Workshop
Award-winning film producer Suzanne Lyons is about to take you from script to screen and beyond in this Mastermind workshop. After producing a number of bigger budget features Suzanne thought producing the SAG ultra-low and modified budget films would be a piece of cake. Boy, was she wrong. Wearing 100 different hats was a challenge and she learned so much. And now she will be sharing all that great info with you. This workshop is unique in that it will literally guide you through the entire process of making your film.
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Film Festival Hacks: How to Submit to Festivals Like a Pro
Can't get your indie film into film festivals? Are you tired of spending TONS OF CASH, you don't have, on submission fees? Want to get the inside secrets to give your film the best chance on being accepted to film festivals? Save TIME and MONEY by learning what film festivals are looking for and how to position your short or feature film to have a fighting chance of being accepted.
How to Sell Your Film at the AFM (American Film Market) Workshop
Got a completed film? Have no idea how to sell it? How do I get my film to distributors? If you’re looking for the standard, Hollywood distribution, and are based in America, then the best place for you to go is The American Film Market. But the market has it’s own culture that can be overwhelming and difficult to understand. Luckily, Producer’s Rep Ben Yennie and Author of the First ever book on film markets has your back.
Pitching Investors Masterclass for Indie Filmmaking
Have a film idea or project but have no financing for it? Want to learn how to properly pitch your indie film to an investor? So you’ve got your budget, you’ve found your audience, and now it’s time to pitch. But this is no simple process, it’s a skill that must be practiced and honed. Yet many filmmakers struggle to create and present a pitch that brings results. So, how do you develop a good pitch? While we've done a few workshops to help filmmakers get feedback on their pitches, a lot of filmmakers just don't understand how to structure a pitch.
SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING COURSES
Twitter Hacks for Filmmakers & Screenwriters: Get 10,000 True Fans in 10 Weeks
Are you not getting the results you want from Twitter? Haven't cracked the Tweet code yet? Are you ready to take your Twitter game up to a whole new level? Then is the course for you. You'll learn NEW SKILLS that they don't teach you on YouTube. The "secret sauce" I use is a gold mine. I'll teach you how to find, engage and eventually monetize true fans of your brand, website or product.
Digital Marketing for Filmmaking: Learn to Sell Your Film
Have a film idea or project but have no idea how to get the word out? Want to learn how to sell you film or brand? The world of independent film and media is rapidly evolving and the industry will be nearly unrecognizable within a few years. With the wide adoption of second screen viewing and cross-platform storytelling, it’s more important than ever for film and media makers to understand how to use the myriad of tools available to establish relationships with customers and monetize your film or video projects. These are big words and even bigger concepts, so it can be difficult to know where to begin.
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Taught by veteran award-winning film producer and author Suzanne Lyons. The filmmaker behind over a dozen profitable low-budget feature films.