The rise of the internet and the breakneck speed of technological innovation have made it much easier for artists of all stripes to show their work to the world. But as artists of all eras have discovered, making a buck from their art is difficult if not well nigh impossible.
Local filmmaker, and friend of the blog, Mike Vogel has been contemplating how to make money, even a little bit, from nano-budget filmmaking. He’s come up with a few ideas:
I started to think about how I watch movies: Netflix (declined me) or Hulu (declined me) or YouTube (de– wait, I’ve got movies on YouTube). YouTube is going to be around longer than Neoflix, IndieFlix, hell I’d even say longer than MOVIE THEATERS. So I uploaded my entire feature to YouTube (google how to do this if you didn’t know you could).
Read the rest at MikeVogel.com: The Blog Model of Film Distribution.
Mike blogs at MikeVogel.com and tweets too: @FrontAve. Check out his films at FrontAve.com. Watch The Waiting List and preview Did You Kiss Anyone?, which is currently in production!
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