Download Free eBook “Selling Your Film Outside the U.S.”
A little over two years after “Selling Your Film Without Selling Your Soul“, Orly Ravid & Jeffrey Winter, from The Film Collaborative, Sheri Candler, Jon Reiss along with Wendy Bernfeld are back with “Selling Your Film Outside the U.S.”, a second Study Case built to help the indie community:
“While our first book, Selling Your Film Without Selling Your Soul, focused its case studies on U.S releases, Selling Your Film Outside the U.S. takes a deep dive into distribution in Europe.
Both volumes offer marketing and crowdfunding strategies, real distribution budgets, community building activities and detailed ancillary and digital distribution revenues for independently produced films.
Stripping away the mythology surrounding independent film distribution, the Selling Your Film series presents a more realistic picture regarding how filmmakers can earn revenue—and when they cannot—from a variety of release strategies.”
Selling Your Film Outside the U.S. is 86 pages long and is broken down as follow:
1-Digital Distribution in Europe by Wendy Bernfeld and Orly Ravid (including a snapshot of the digital distributors currently available and two spotlights on Viewster and Milky Way.)
2-A Primer on European Film Festivals by Jeffrey Winter
3-The Outliers Approach to Getting Your Film Seen Case Study Film: Papadopoulos and Sons by Sheri Candler
5-Making an Impossible Film Possible with Help from the Crowd Case Study Film: Lucia by Sheri Candler
6-Experimenting With New Business Models: The Scottish Documentary Institute and the Producer of Marketing and Distribution
in the special case of I Am Breathing by Jon Reiss
Granted this topic has proved changing and unstable in the last five years, and what might be true today might no longer be relevant in five years from now (or even two as far as we know) but whether you are close to selling a feature film now or not, Selling Your Film Outside the U.S. is an excellent opportunity to understand what is available to you now and better know the selling landscape.
The Film Collaborative & Co have been indie filmmakers’ champions for years now, and their generosity in sharing such knowledge is our chance to give our stories maximum visibility. Download Selling Your Film Outside the U.S. here.[thanks to Sheri Candler Marketing and Publicity]