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Business: Study Reveals Consumers Prefer Direct Mail Use of CDs and DVDs

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ShareDiscmail Direct and Direct Marketing Association conducted a study in 2010 about consumer’s attitude and response towards direct mail. Using more than 800 respondents, here are the results of the study: 85 % prefer a disc over an email and 59%of the 800+ respondents believe a DVD is more secure than an email. 91% of […]

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5 April 2011

Chris Bauer Chris Bauer

No-Budget Filmmaking- Choose Concept, Location, and Team Wisely.

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ShareWhen you have a very small budget for your first film, then you must learn to be budget-conscious with every scene, every move, every prop, every costume, actually…every single thing from pre to post production. Concept: From the moment you try to come up with a good concept for your kick-ass film, you should already […]

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4 April 2011

Chris Bauer Chris Bauer

10 Reasons to Buy Music on Compact Disc

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Share1. Flipping through racks of discs is more fun than the telephone book precision of an online music store. You never know what mis-filed gems you’ll stumble across. 2. CDs are rarely copy protected so you can load them onto whatever devices you have without risking arrest or enormous civil penalties. 3. You get cover […]

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22 March 2011

Chris Bauer Chris Bauer

Filmmaking: Film Festival Tips

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ShareThere are some harsh realities associated with film festivals that you should know about before you submit your film to the festivals – or, even better, before you even make your film. You can increase your film festival chances by making a good moviebut, assuming your film is already in the can, here are a […]

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17 March 2011

Chris Bauer Chris Bauer

The Most Popular Music Websites (Infographic)

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ShareWant to know which websites are the most visited by music lovers and musicians? Of course you do! As a musician, you need the info so you’d know which sites and tools to use in your mission to ‘attack’ the internet. Based on estimated traffic data from Compete, this visualization depicts web-based music consumption in […]

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8 March 2011

Chris Bauer Chris Bauer

Yummy Band Merch

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ShareLooking for a cool concept for your band merchandise? Why don’t you print your band logo on lollipops or M&Ms like these bands did! Of course you have to be a big group like KISS so you can partner with M&Ms but basically what these yummy band merch want to say is that it’s about […]

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1 March 2011

Marion Isobel Marion Isobel

Bluray Vs. DVD

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ShareTo DVDr to Bluray? If you’re a filmmaker and you’re having a tough time choosing between the two, then you better read this.  We will compare their resolution,capacity,compatibility, privacy protection, and price. Resolution: Blu-ray plays video in high-definition at a resolution of 1080p versus a standard DVD’s 480i resolution. Blu-ray players offer the best-quality sound […]

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25 February 2011

Marion Isobel Marion Isobel

How To Sell Your Movie – Check list

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ShareI received a very useful e-mail from Jason Brubaker about online film distribution and I’d like to share it to all of you. I think filmmakers should do all the 25 things he’s suggesting. The following “How To Sell Your Movie” checklist will provide you with a broad overview of how to market and sell […]

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20 February 2011

Marion Isobel Marion Isobel

The NEW Independent Filmmaker

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ShareI will start by giving credit right off the bat to my futurist heroes Gerd Leonhard and Seth Godin who spend way more time than I do contemplating issues on the future of the media business and how to succeed. What I get out of their talks and posts has helped me to formulate this […]

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8 February 2011

Chris Bauer Chris Bauer

Should You Trademark Your Band Name?

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ShareThe Question… “My lawyer says that if I fail to trademark my band name, another band with the same name could trademark it and stop me from using it.  Then, I would have to repackage all of my CDs, and change the band name my fans are already familiar with.  What’s more, the other band […]

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27 January 2011

Chris Bauer Chris Bauer

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