Independent Filmmakers new to selling and pre-selling films to distributors at film markets should watch this interview with Producer and Distribution Strategist at Ilyssa Goodman.
This interview covers:
- What the Buyers at the Market are Actually Looking For
- Budgets, Production Value, Key Cast and other Elements that Matter to Buyers
- The Materials and Strategies Required to Effect a Sale
- Pre-Selling a Film During Development, Pre-Production, Production & Post
- What to Do if Your Film Doesn’t Sell at AFM
- The Changing Film Distribution Landscape & “Guaranteed Film Distribution”
- How Independent or Direct Distribution Works and What it Requires
Ilyssa Goodman is a senior level entertainment executive as well as an accomplished Motion Picture Director, Creator, Producer and Sales Agent with substantial experience in the film and television industries including development, production, marketing, acquisitions and worldwide distribution with an expertise in digital distribution platforms.
Ilyssa Goodman's experience includes: Motion Picture & Television Producer: Warner Bros. / Fox / ABC Family / E!; VP Distribution: RGH Entertainment; Production / Development Consultant: Animal Planet; Co-Production / Business Development: SaskFilm; Director of Development: Bonneville Producers Group; Director of Development: Universal Studios; Acquisitions Coordinator: Miramax Films
About Nancy Fulton
Nancy Fulton has been writing, producing, and publishing profitably for more than 20 years. She enjoys teaching and has taught for UCLA, the Art Institute & School for Creative Startups in the UK. She offers face-to-face and online events to 25,000+ writers, producers, performers, media app developers, and other creative entrepreneurs every month. You can learn more about Nancy’s work at www.NancyFultonMeetups.com.