distribution

Name, Name, Name!

I’ve been working on getting international distribution for my feature film, Bounty, and have run into many obstacles that have revealed some very important things to apply to my next film. I have been turned down by distributors such as Sony Pictures, Lionsgate, New Wave, Indican for international distribution for a few reasons but one specific one: the lack of names attached. Not only is it important to attach named talent to your film but it is essential to have a marketable film. [...]

Phase 1: Distribution

Not often do we think of distribution as where to start. It would appear that because distribution is the last thing involved in making a movie that it would theoretically come last. This way of thinking, unfortunately, is what gets most filmmakers into trouble. [...]