Tag : movie analytics

How to Beat the Odds when 99% of Independent Films Fail

There was an interesting turn of events at SXSW 2016, someone told the truth. I don’t mean that in a, “Surprise, a politician told

Five steps to build a Twitter distribution system for your indie film

Twitter is a unique universe. 135,000 new users flock (bird-pun) to twitter everyday for different reasons. Some see it as a news source. Some are trying to network. Others

How to Make a Profitable Award-Winning Indie Film: Part Two – The Script

Probably the most well cited (and most controversial) use of film analytics is in the script. There are numerous companies that are known for using

When Analytics Failed Hollywood (It Wasn’t the Analytics Fault)

Back in 2013 there were a lot of films that went bust. Lets review five: 1. RIPD ($130M Budget | $78.3M) 2. Enders Game (Budget $115

3 Ways to Ensure your Script is Worth Making

After the 6th draft of my scifi-horror-dramedy I finally gave up. I threw it on the stack of 10 or 12 other failed story

Use Film Analytics to win a Bad Robot from SXSW and J.J. Abrams

J.J. Abrams and SXSW want you to make a film with your iPhone. J.J.’s friend, writer and director Andrew Jarecki, even made an app