In today’s connected, online world, filmmakers have to build and nurture their fan bases so that they always have a ready-made audience for their next film or crowdfunding campaign. But have you considered involving your followers directly in the making of your film? If not, you could be overlooking a valuable asset. In 2009 I […]
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How to organise, run and host a successful film premiere: Top 21 Tips
I have made many films, including four feature films and one Oscar shortlisted film (pic right, from the 1998 premiere of my feature film Urban Ghost Story) Every one of them has had an ‘event’ premiere. I highly recommend you do the same for your film too. A few weeks back I held the premiere […]
How is your project represented when you move from online to the real world?
Free or near free online digital tools allow us to create amazing web presences now. Our companies, our projects and even ourselves are well served by these online tools that can help convey what we are trying to achieve for almost nothing. But at some point, we all have to enter the physical world, meet […]
How to edit a trailer for your movie… by the guy who cuts trailers for movies!
Over the weekend I was in touch (for top secret reasons) with film maker and trailer editor Ross Evison. It became apparent very quickly that Ross has a huge amount of experience cutting movie trailers, so I asked him to share his experience, and here it is… Hello Chris Jones blog, My name’s Ross Evison, […]