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  1. call-for-entries 15 MINUTES OF FAME

    We are now accepting entries for the 15 MINUTES OF FAME indie film festival in Palm Bay, Florida. The festival is for films that are 15 minutes or less, produced anywhere in the United States. This is our 13th year, and our 21st festival. For details on how to enter, see...
  2. event Watch the 15 MINUTES OF FAME film festival FREE online

    The 15 MINUTES OF FAME indie film festival can be watched FREE online from June 19 through June 27, 2021. Included are Documentaries, Web Series, Trailers, PSAs, Animation, Commercials. and Narratives. To watch, simply CLICK HERE. On behalf of our filmmakers, thanks for watching.
  3. marketing No more DVDs

    Amazon just contacted us to report that as of June 1, they will no longer manufacture DVDs of our movies. It's true that the DVD market has been getting smaller and smaller, but we were still selling a few DVDs every month.
  4. call-for-entries Call for entries, only $5.00 entry fee

    The 15 MINUTES OF FAME indie film festival is now accepting entries for films that are 30 minutes or less in length. The early deadline fee is only $5.00 For details, please see
  5. press-release Watch our indie film festival FREE online

    The 15 MINUTES OF FAME Indie Film Festival can be seen online FREE from now through Jan 2, 2021. If you don't have the time to watch right away, please bookmark the website now so that you can watch later. There are 32 short films, (under 15 minutes in length)...
  6. Film festival question: Online vs virtual.

    We are festival directors of a small regional Indie Film Festival, and our advertised festival date is soon approaching. We have just been informed that our venue has been permanently closed due to covid. We can either find a new venue, wait for a vaccine, and reschedule for 2021, or we can hold...
  7. Has this happened to you?

    I worked in television full time for over 30 years as a cameraman and editor. I started out shooting news, sports and documentaries. Eventually I worked my way into shooting entertainment product such as game shows, soap operas, music videos, commercials, conventions, and multi-camera shoots...
  8. misc Tales from the Script

    I ran across this fascinating documentary on script writing. Take a look (click here)
  9. call-for-entries Free entry fees for trailers, commercials, and PSAs

    The 15 MINUTES OF FAME film festival in Florida has NO ENTRY FEE for 3 weeks for your TRAILERS, PSAs, and COMMERCIALS. Other categories require a nominal fee.
  10. industry REV raising their prices

    The captioning company REV.COM is raising their prices by 25% on March 2nd, so if you've been putting off your captioning for any reason, you can save some money by getting it to them before March 2nd. A feature that now costs $100 to caption will be $125 after March 2nd.
  11. Amazon did it again.

    Amazon just announced that filmmakers who have films on AMAZON PRIME will now be paid 4 cents per hour...down from the 6 cents that they were previously paying. Bummer.
  12. withoutabox is gone

    We host two film festivals, and enter our own films into festivals as well. We just got this email from withoutabox: Important: Withoutabox Update for 2019 After more than 10 years operating the Withoutabox film festival submission service, we have decided to phase out the service over the...
  13. Which earns more money for you, Amazon or Vimeo?

    We already have several films on Amazon VOD, but we were wondering about potential revenue from Vimeo VOD. Vimeo, of course would charge us a monthly fee for hosting our films whereas Amazon lists them for free. Does anyone actually make a monthly "profit" from Vimeo, or would we be wasting...

    Has anybody distributed their film through Filmhub? Good, bad, or ugly?
  15. ROKU revenue

    Do any of you have a film on ROKU, and if so, what kind of revenue is generated.
  16. Musician/vocalist wanted for no/low short film.

    We are shooting a low budget 30 minute film that will be released to Amazon Prime. We have written the LYRICS for a song for the end credits. We need someone who can create the MUSIC for the song, (not the whole movie, just the song), and to do the VOCALS for the song. So in other words we are...
  17. Youtube payment update

    I just dropped out of the youtube partners program due to their changes, and youtube still owed me $64.00 . They instructed me to "cancel" my monitization and I would be paid immediately. So I cancelled as instructed, and was directed to their "adsence" website to collect. Guess what...
  18. No more youtube revenue for us

    Feb 20 marks the date of "no more revenue" for those of us who earn money on youtube. They have officially announced that as of Feb 20 2018 in order for you to earn money on you tube, you MUST have 1000 subscribers and 4000 views per year. If you do not have that, your videos will no longer be...
  19. 15 Minutes of Fame, Palm Bay Florida

    The 15 Minutes of Fame film festival in Palm Bay Florida is now accepting films for their July 2018 program. The festival is now in its tenth year, and this is their 16th show. Entries may be submitted through either withoutabox or film freeway. For details, click here for their website. :yes:
  20. Dailymotion - potential copyright lawsuit?

    We shot/produced/own a low budget feature film called " BAD SPIRITS", which we shot in 2007. It has TWO copyright notices on beginning and end...we are listed as the copyright holders on IMDB as well. Here's the point: We did not officially copyright the film, under the "work in...