We’re shy. We Canadians, I mean. We’re not lacking in pride. We’re a proud nation but we tend to shy away from the showy flashy braggy big-shotty approach like our cousins to the south. We like to think we’re above
Ten directors work on videos for Foo Fighters: a great example of getting your audience involved in your products.
Let’s say you’ve finessed your good idea into a polished script. You’re getting buy-in from people around you. This project looks like it’s going to go ahead. You start thinking cast, keys, location and of course, solving the mystery of
Film marketing guru Sheri Candler has written an interesting piece on her blog about crowdfunding mistakes. It’s a must-read for filmmakers and other users of crowdfunding. Sheri begins her post … “I am prompted to write this post because I
Film marketing and publicity guru Sheri Candler has some strong advice for people hoping to make their career in film.
Jon Reiss talks about the importance of rights issues in the digital space including streaming video.
David Geertz talks about his crowdfunding platform the Biracy Project.
In his book Think Outside the Box Office filmmaker Jon Reiss introduces the idea of a new crew position: Producer of marketing and distribution. If you haven’t had a chance to pick up a copy of Jon’s book, check out
Three experts from the international film community discuss new ways to connect an audience to your film.
In the final part of our series looking at filmmaking and social media, Erica Glasier talks to NSI grad Kris Booth about his innovative fundraising methods.
In the second of a three-part series on social media and filmmaking, Erica Glasier talks to Melissa Pierce about her film Life in Perpetual Beta.
In part one of a three-part series, Erica Glasier talks to Ad Lane, a filmmaker using crowdfunding to help get his film made.