Distribution

Wave of Buzz for Dolphin Lover

I'd say it's been a hell of a week, but the week isn't over yet. Last Thursday was the second and last screening of Dolphin Lover at Slamdance. Shortly after that we received an honorable mention for short documentary from the jury, which was awesome....

Getting all those Kickstarter rewards out with Shyp

Though we live in a digital world, for anyone that’s run a Kickstarter campaign, the reality of manufacturing and shipping is a frustrating, hair pulling event. Obviously if your campaign is for a product this is to be expected, but I’m specifically focusing on films...

Future of TV – Will Data Caps Squash Online Video Watching?

On Tuesday the NY Times wrote about internet service providers offering low cost internet options that restricts your monthly data usage, similar to most smart phone plans. This obviously has huge issues for online video content creators. What's the first thing people...

DIY Order Fulfillment and Label Printing

With DVD sales for Bots High, I've been handling the fulfillment myself. Order volume has been low enough that this isn't a big time suck, and when I learned I could order and print postage straight from PayPal and avoid the post office I was sold. I'd log into PayPal...

Movie Planning, Screening, and Streaming Tools

Two Thursdays ago marked the long awaited Bots High screening day, a launch for the film that enabled anyone to host a screening of the film for free (plus they could tune into a live streaming Q&A). The highlights: 27 cities, 7 countries, and a release of the...

The Free Film Distribution Experiment of Bots High

Great film! - Handwritten note on a festival rejection letter The above note sums up the festival experience of my feature film Bots High quite well. A film that people who see, love, yet didn't get much traction on the festival circuit. It played at some festivals,...