Use Google to Promote Your Film. It Works.

“Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.”—Thomas Edison Why should you even be thinking of Google AdWords? Because, simply, it’s the most economical, the most efficient, and the most effective way to promote your film. It’s why so many newspapers and magazines are fighting to stay alive. It’s why the […]

Streaming Films in 190 Countries

“I don’t try to guess what a million people will like. It’s hard enough to know what I like.” – John Huston Earlier this month, Reed Hasting, CEO of Netflix, announced that Netflix is now available in 190 countries. Among the first to sign up was the tiny Reunion Island off the coast of Madagascar. […]

To Succeed, Follow My 50% Rule

In my book, “Don’t Let Your Film Die,” and in the many talks I give to filmmakers, I emphasize a rule that’s most often ignored. It’s a rule that probably causes more films to fail than any other.  The rule simply states, allocate 50% of your budget to making your film and 50% of your […]

Booking Your Film in 100+ Countries

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”—Thomas A. Edison Booking your film in 100+ countries? Here’s how: Netflix recently announced that 18 months from now it will be available in 200 countries. iTunes will easily match this number. Throw into the mix Amazon, Hulu, Google, and Sony, and your film […]

Our Super Triple Combo

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky CINEMAflix DISTRIBUTION has achieved a fine reputation by being able to guarantee a theatrical opening in New York and/or Los Angeles (with the filmmaker keeping 100% of the box office income) and providing a superb publicist to contact the critics, write press releases, set up […]