Not every decision-maker will be interested in the project you are offering. That’s why it’s important to research the decision-makers you are planning to approach. You need to be certain that you invest your time and energy in approaching the right people. Everyone needs to… Read more
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6 Tips on How to Approach Decision Makers
1. Do your research correctly, so that you know exactly who you are approaching. Approaching the wrong person, or the wrong company with your request is counterproductive because after putting all your efforts and energy out, you will never hear back from them. If you… Read more
9 Tips That Will Help You Work with the Sales Agent or the Distribution Company
1. Always research the agency and distribution company you want to work with. There’s a lot of cowboys in this industry, and you don’t want to be a victim of one of them. 2. Before you start negotiating with either the sales agent or a… Read more
Can a Sales Agent Stop a Filmmaker from Contacting the Distributor Directly?
In short, a sales agent cannot stop a filmmaker from contacting a distributor directly, as long as the latter didn’t sign a contract with the sales agent. If one did though, they have to check what the said contract says about directly contacting the distributor.… Read more
7 Tips on How to Find and Work with Sales Agents in the Film & TV Industry.
1. The most common way of finding a sales agent is at film festivals. Film festivals screenings and premieres have been used to attract both: sales agents and distributors for years. 2. If you are not doing the film festival circle with your film, writing… Read more