Get Scott Kirsner’s book Fans, Friends & Followers as a free PDF

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Scott Kirsner’s book Fans, Friends & Followers now available as a free download.

Brandice Vivier gives us the lowdown on NSI Totally TV bootcamp phase 2 … & some branding tips

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NSI Totally Television program manager Brandice Vivier writes about day one of phase 2 bootcamp

Cybercrime thriller Cybergeddon premieres online

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Cybergeddon, the feature film produced by Anthony Leo is premiering online at Yahoo!

The added value of blogging for content creators

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Think blogging is waste of time for filmmakers? Think again. Liz Hover explains.

Sheri Candler tells us the top 5 ways to fail at crowdfunding

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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

Audio interview with Kieran Masterton

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Kieran Masterton, co-founder of OpenIndie.com, explains how filmmakers can use his website to generate interest in their films and organise screenings around the globe.

Kris Booth on social media and funding his feature with pocket change

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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.

Filmmaker Melissa Pierce talks about using social media to make Life in Perpetual Beta

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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.

Ad Lane, Indywood Films talks about funding his zombie movie using crowdfunding

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In part one of a three-part series, Erica Glasier talks to Ad Lane, a filmmaker using crowdfunding to help get his film made.

Video: Social media workshop highlights

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In January, I delivered three lunchtime workshops – open to the public – on the topic of social media. We’ve put together a highlights reel showing the best bits from the sessions. Since the workshops took place in Winnipeg we

Liz Hover returns from her whistle-stop social media tour

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Tuesday: Toronto; Wednesday: Edmonton; Thursday: Calgary; and Friday: Back to Winnipeg. Phew! I was very fortunate to be invited by NSI Totally Television‘s program manager Brandice Vivier to speak to her students in Toronto last Tuesday. And I was equally

Get your film made using Indiegogo

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What if you turned the traditional film funding model on its head? Build your audience first; then raise the money? Cheryl Binning checks out Indiegogo.