Distribution : Why Most Indie Films Never Sell by Debbie Elicksen

Debbie Elicksen

Why Most Indie Films Never Sell

I discovered this excellent post in LinkedIn and thought the content would help guide some of the people here. Some takeaways from the piece are: 1. Filmmakers should be looking at distribution well before their film is ever finished. 2. Recognizable names might hurt more than help. 3. Not understanding the audience or a genre is a killer. What would you add? http://www.indiefilmacademy.com/why-most-indie-films-never-sell-how-to-m...

Why Most Indie Films Never Sell & How to Make Sure Yours Will
Why Most Indie Films Never Sell & How to Make Sure Yours Will
The ability to build a sustainable career as a filmmaker hinges on one unfortunate but all important aspect of your projects. Are you able to sell your film?
Rafael Pinero

This is a great article, thanks for the link.

Debbie Elicksen

Thanks, Rafael.

Dan MaxXx

because many filmmakers are bad businessmen, can't deal with numbers people (lawyers, Accountants, Sales Agents, Distributors). The lesson here: find a partner who knows the end game and let the Filmmaker do the movie

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