The Filmmaking Stuff Podcast

Filmmaking Stuff is the professional resource for entrepreneurial filmmakers, providing tactics on film producing, film funding, and film distribution.

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3 days ago

Do you know what movie producers do when they're not making movies? In this episode, we explore different ways movie producers spend their downtime. 

Monday Nov 14, 2022

In this episode, motion picture producer Tom Malloy shares three networking tactics you can use to establish and make the most of your relationships in the industry. No matter what business you're in, networking is key to success. But in the movie business, it's especially important. By using these three strategies that Tom outlines, you'll be on your way to making great connections that will help you get your movie made.

Tuesday Nov 01, 2022

The American Film Market (AFM) is one of the largest and most important motion picture business events. It takes place each November in Santa Monica, California. This episode is for you if you are an independent filmmaker or want to get into the film industry. Tom Malloy shares five tips on making the most of AFM in it.

Thursday Oct 06, 2022

In this episode, Tom Malloy discusses theatrical distribution. He talks about box office analysis and how to calculate per-screen averages. This information can help you plan a theatrical release for your movie that makes business sense.   For more information, check out Filmmaking Stuff HQ.

Friday Sep 30, 2022

In this episode, Tom Malloy shares the five facts filmmakers should know about theatrical distribution. This is based on his next movie, which will be released in multiple theaters soon. 

Friday Sep 09, 2022

When it comes to theatrical film distribution, there are a lot of different ways to get your movie in front of an audience. In this episode, Tom Malloy discusses the theatrical distribution strategy he's using for his upcoming feature film.

Friday Aug 19, 2022

In this episode, Jason Brubaker talks about filmmaker motivation. He discusses the importance of understanding your reason for making films and how to stay motivated even when life gets in the way.

Friday Jul 22, 2022

Movie distribution is constantly changing. In this episode, you'll get an overview of the current movie distribution trends for 2022. This information will help you decide how to distribute your movie.

Friday Jul 08, 2022

A minimum guarantee (MG) is the minimum amount of money a distributor will pay to acquire rights to a film. In this episode, film producer Tom Malloy explains the difference between a minimum guarantee and an advance, and how to improve your odds of negotiating a favorable MG with your next deal.

Friday Jun 24, 2022

As an indie filmmaker, you know how important it is to get your movie distributed. In this episode, Tom Malloy shares five powerful tips for negotiating a fantastic distribution deal. So whether you're developing your next film or currently in festivals, these tips will help you.

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