The film industry has seen little change since its inception but the digital revolution has left the old business model defunct. Today the cost of connecting to consumers irrespective of location is close to zero and that’s the game changer. The distance between the filmmaker and the audience has disappeared over the last few years. As a result today’s successful independent producer must set up the film as a business not as a project. Want The Film was established to facilitate a change in film productions towards a business model that is consumer driven and empower filmmakers in commercial decision making from development through to distribution.
Get in touch with us for an informal talk if you don’t have:
- a business model and strategy for getting your film in front of audiences
- a plan for creating direct audience support and building promotional partnerships
- an understanding how distribution decisions impact the expected return to your investors
With over 10 years of film business experience we have the skills to ensure your film is set up for commercial success.
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At this year’s Cannes Film festival I was fortunate to be invited by the Producer Network (http://www.marchedufilm.com/en/producernetwork) as a guest speaker at one of their breakfast round tables. Launched in 2004, the Producers Network hosts 550 producers from around the world in a series of meetings and events. Created to stimulate international coproduction and project financing, this event is specially [...]Read More →
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