Publisher Description

SELLING YOUR FILM WITHOUT SELLING YOUR SOUL is the first book to strip away the mythology surrounding independent film distribution to present the real picture on revenue earned from a variety of release strategies. This book highlights a multitude of new techniques filmmakers are using to directly connect their films with audiences, effectively reach them through the power of the global Internet and build a sustainable fan base to last throughout a career.

Within the pages of this book, you will find marketing and crowdfunding strategies, real distribution budgets, community building activities and detailed ancillary and digital distribution revenues for independently produced films such as: Ride The Divide, The Cosmonaut, The Best and The Brightest, Sita Sings the Blues, Note by Note, Bass Ackwards, Adventures of Power, Violet Tendencies, American: The Bill Hicks Story, Undertow, For the Bible Tells Me So, and the webseries Pioneer One.

The enhanced edition contains 11 video interviews with filmmakers. As a result, this is a large download.

Arts & Entertainment
September 13
The Film Collaborative
The Film Collaborative, Inc.

Customer Reviews

ItsMrMoe ,

Indie Film Biz Essential

A new essential for all independent film makers looking for a honest look into the business of independent distribution. Great read for the forward thinking film maker and entrepreneur.

robmillis ,

A must-read for all filmmakers!

This is an excellent reference for filmmakers of every stripe. No other resource provides real case studies and real exchanges with filmmakers who have been navigating all the new distribution options and marketing methods. At a time when the industry is changing rapidly, this is a very valuable resource.

AndyReviewsThings ,

Eye opening and informative

SYFWSYS is an incredible and necessary book. Essential for independent filmmakers. A must read.

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