Category Archives: Distribution

Sales Tax Answers For Video Producers

Do you need to collect sales tax on video productions? Don't take chances. It's easy to learn the facts and determine if you need to collect sales taxes.... Keep reading >


July 25, 2013 | Apps, Distribution, Mac, Webcast, Windows | Comments

Chromecast – Internet Video and Music in Your Living Room

chromecastGoogle's new tiny digital video Internet receiver is called Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media PlayerKeep reading >


Itinerant Filmmaking

Itinerant Filmmaker
In the 1930s Texas-born filmmaker Melton Barker began to mass produce a short formula film that would star neighborhood kids which he charged their parents for. Barker would repeat this same script in numerous towns changing only the child actors. It was called “The Kidnappers Foil.” It ... Keep reading >


Itinerant Filmmaking

Itinerant FilmmakerIn the 1930s Texas-born filmmaker Melton Barker began to mass produce a short formula film that would star neighborhood kids which he charged their parents for. Barker would repeat this same script in numerous towns changing only the child actors. It was called “The Kidnappers Foil.” It was about a band of kids who outsmart two sleeping criminal. The kids then perform a series of song-and-dance routines. ... Keep reading >


Produce A PSA For TV and Online Distribution

Produce A Public Service Announcement For TV and Online Distribution. The distribution of PSAs has changed. PSA parodies a great marketing ploy.... Keep reading >


Video Growing as Print Newspapers Decline

The NY Times, like nearly all newspapers is shrinking. A great many are already out of business. Jill Abramson, the executive editor of the NY Times recently sent this memo to her staff.... Keep reading >


Vimeo Adds “Tip Jar” for Producers

Vimeo has just added a Tip Jar which enables viewers to "like" a film with money. To enable the Tip Jar on your video, you must have a Vimeo Plus or Pro account. This is good news for filmmakers. Vimeo apps are available for iPad, iPhone, and Android. Vimeo can also be seen on Roku, Boxee, Google TV, and Apple TV. The independent ... Keep reading >


Crowdsourcing Commercials With Poptent

An example of a Poptent video for Paypal that was purchased for $7500.
Poptent is a crowdsource exchange that connects producers with advertisers. The arrangement produces thousands of commercial videos each year for clients which include numerous Fortune 500 brands and agencies. ... Keep reading >


A Great Time For Documentaries

Nanook Of The NorthThere is no better time to produce your documentary than now. ... Keep reading >


Why I Self-Distribute My Documentaries (11 so far)

Guardians of the Gates: The Surfboats The above promo is for David's most recent documentary by David Wittkower http://www.davidwittkower.com
I went the distributor route many years ago when everyone told me that was the way to go, but the promises of quarterly reports did not happen and the checks were so small. So I confronted them about it and they finally admitted that I was one of 500 other titles and I was now ... Keep reading >



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