Marketing Star Wars: 5 Secrets Indie Filmmakers Can Learn

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Marketing Star Wars: 5 Secrets Indie Filmmakers Can Learn Star Wars grapes? Seriously? I always thought that George Lucas and LucasFilm did an amazing job marketing the Star Wars franchise. Do any of you remember the Pepsi can collection from the release of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace? But the publicity campaign I’ve seen for the latest…

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Top 10 Indie Filmmaking Podcasts

Indie Film Hustle’s Top 10 Indie Filmmaking Podcasts Indie Filmmaking Podcasts have been so important to me over the past few years. Indie Film Hustle entered into the podcast space earlier this year with the launch of its first original podcast series, “The Indie Film Hustle Podcast.“ The response to the podcast was so amazing that after a…

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IFH 023: Crowdfunding Your Indie Film Like a Pro with Emily Best

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Please Note: Once you press play it will take a few seconds for the episode to start playing. Crowdfunding Your Indie Film Like a Pro with Emily Best Crowdfunding has always been a mystery to me. I never really understood how Filmtrepreneurs could raise $50,000, $100,000 or $1,000,000 to make their films. I tried once with…

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IFH 022: Does Your Indie Film Have an Audience?

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Please Note: Once you press play it will take a few seconds for the episode to start playing. Does Your Indie Film Have an Audience? I’m never surprised anymore when I speak to filmmakers or Filmtrepreneurs and ask them one simple but powerful question, Does your film have an audience? I usually just get a…

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IFH 017: Indie Film Distribution on VOD with Linda Nelson

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Please Note: Once you press play it will take a few seconds for the episode to start playing. Film Distribution on VOD with Linda Nelson The world of film distribution is filled with unknown landmines. Even more mysterious is how an indie filmmaker can get their film placed on these elusive VOD or Video on Demand platforms?…

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IFH 016: Getting Attention from Influencers – My Roger Ebert Story

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Please Note: Once you press play it will take a few seconds for the episode to start playing. Getting Attention from Influencers – My Roger Ebert Story I always get asked by indie filmmakers: “How do I get attention for my indie film?” This is one of the major challenges facing indie filmmakers/entrepreneurs in today’s noisy independent…

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