The annual film market in Los Angeles is over. Film buyers and sellers alike agree that the film market place has become more competitive than ever. According to The Hollywood Reporter veterans at the market complain that film buyers can’t find enough high profile projects, and film sellers merely shrug.
So what does that mean for indies struggling to get their film made, and more importantly, what to do to get your micro budget film sold? I am entering this zone right now with our first Raw Talent feature: Deadly Virtues: Love.Honour.Obey.
Pamela McClintock’s short sharp article in The Hollywood Reporter succinctly speall out the 5 surprising lessons from this year’s AFM. While a couple of the lessons are obvious, even to a no-film-school novice, like “Get Star Power” the rest are unique enough to warrant a reference.
If you want to get a dose of reality, if you want some first hand advice, read Pamela’s excellent AFM: Five Surprising Lessons.