Sales & Distribution: Getting Your Film Seen with a High Impact Distribution Plan with Shaked Berenson

Giles chats with producer, writer and international film sales veteran Shaked Berenson in this very special masterclass on how to guide your movie through the complex world of distribution. 

After an unconventional start in the film industry, Shaked built up his own distribution empire in the form of his company Epic Pictures. After wanting to work closer to filmmakers, Shaked now runs The Horror Collective, a personalised distributor that aims to give horror filmmakers high impact release and marketing strategies. 

Shaked gives us his top Dos and Don’ts when distributing your indie film, how to find the best sales companies and avoid the sharks. What questions should you ask your distributor? And at what stage should you involve them in social media? Finally, we hear from Giles about his experience working with The Horror Collective on the release of The Dare.

EPISODE LINKS

Visit The Horror Collective

Check out The Mother Tongues Award

SUPPORT THE PODCAST

Join our Patreon for bonus episodes, industry survival guides and feedback on your film projects.

Spread the Word with Our Merch T-Shirts, Hoodies, Mugs, Masks and Water Bottles all now available in some very cool designs.

Subscribe on iTunesSpotify, Podbean, or wherever you get your podcasts.

Help us out and write us a review (a good one!), tell your friends and CHOOSE FILM.

Get in touch? Email us thefilmmakerspodcast@gmail.com

Follow us on Twitter Facebook and Instagram

Check out our full episode archive at TheFilmmakersPodcast.com

CREDITS

The Filmmakers Podcast is hosted and written by Giles Alderson @gilesalderson 

Produced and edited by Robbie McKane @robbiemckane 

Social Media by Kalli Pasqualucci @kallieep

Logo and Banner Art by Lois Creative 

Theme Music by John J. Harvey

Part of the www.podfixnetwork.squarespace.com

WATCH OUR FILMS

The Dare UK | Trailer

The Dare Canada and USA 

A Serial Killers Guide to Life | Trailer

Arthur & Merlin: Knights of Camelot DIGITAL https://apple.co/3gxiPX3 DVD https://amzn.to/30dCdUa | Trailer

MORE FROM OUR FRIENDS

Follow our Regular Hosts @LucindaRhodes @DirDomLenoir @35mmdop @philmblog @IanSharp1 @Cjamesdirect @dan710ths

Follow Make Your Film for Live Events with our Guests @makeyourfilm20 

Follow our Movies @thedaremovie @Food4ThoughtDoc @FangedUpFilm 

Raindance events www.raindance.org

The Filmmakers Podcast recommends Performance Insurance

Music from musicbed.com

Giles Alderson’s website 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Archives
Copyright © 2020 The Filmmakers Podcast