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Dec26

Guest post: Rosendale Screening

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John Wackman, from the Rosendale Theatre in Rosendale, NY, generously wrote this post. In it, he relates the outreach efforts he made to “get butts in seats” for the screening of The Wisdom to Survive by producers Old Dog Documentaries. We invited him to write this post because the screening was hugely successful. The theater […]

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Dec23

Going Native: Good Work, Beyonce

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Beyonce did it. And is still doing it. Unless I’ve missed another such launch, I think she has pioneered and mastered the art of music sales and connecting with your audience in a complete, savvy, social media campaign. She and her agency prove to be absolute digital natives, and teach all of us a lesson […]

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Oct07

Expanding our reach, bring on the books: ROKC

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We’re pleased to announce that we’ve decided to expand our marketing and outreach work to include books. Gwen is going back to her first love. She started out in the publishing world and worked there for over 15 years, before going into online video production and then joining forces with Angela to work with filmmakers. […]

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Jun27

Lights, Camera, Audience! Here Comes the Launch of Global Film Academy

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For the price of a movie and popcorn, now you can get a step up in your filmmaker career. Now if you want to move your project forward, you can do so from the comfort of your home or office, front row seating. With a group of partners, we have launched the Global Film Academy, […]

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Jun15

I AM BREATHING – RESPIRO

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A few weeks ago, Ben Kempas of D-Word asked this community to help him and the Scottish Documentary Institute in their outreach and screening campaign for the film I AM BREATHING, about the last few months in a young father’s life as he loses his battle against MND/ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease. The film is […]

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Apr11

Creating an online presence for your film: Step 1

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A client just asked, what’s best plan for beginning to create online presence for my film? Step One: Create your website. If you don’t yet have a design budget, start simple, with a WordPress blog you can gradually flesh out. When you do have the budget, your designer can add functionality. Check out cool examples […]

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Apr09

Just a Quick Thought: How to Curate Your Online Presence

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This post is not only about how to curate your presence, but why this is absolutely essential. The old adage “You are what you make of yourself ” holds even more true online than in “real” life. In the real world, your image shifts and changes according to circumstances, according to the person with whom […]

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Mar16

Going Local

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Zev Robinson is an accomplished artist, who turned to video making just a few years ago, but with intensity and purpose. After producing Dinastía Vivanco, about one of the Rioja’s most innovative wineries, followed by Life on the Douro, about the little known yet outstanding wine region in Portugal, he is now promoting his latest […]

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Feb11

Submitting to film festivals – Strategy continued

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To continue my thread of a previous post, Why Would You Submit to 90 Festivals?!, I’d like to add the email comments of the filmmaker Holly Mosher, in her reply to someone else’s query on DocuLink. I think her words encapsulate very neatly what we think about the usefulness of understanding your audience and how […]

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Jan21

It Ain’t Science Fiction – El Cosmonauta

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This film has been a reference in transmedia and crowdfunding campaigning for a few years now. In fact, I just sent the link for the website to a client prospect to see if it might help him as he considers how to develop and how to fund his own project. El Cosmonauta has appeal for […]

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