This is very simple, we are in the technological age where all rely on the search engine Google, and if we don’t find it there, it doesn’t exist. A website is essential from the beginning of your film. Do you still have any doubt? here we will tell you, why you must have a website.
Those who work in the film industry know that this industry works differently from the rest of the world, it’s a closed industry, it is not easy to get in and everything is done or made personally, person to person. This means that as a filmmaker you don’t think about having a website, but you think about having a film that can reach the audience and get to a distributor who is interested.
And I wonder, what if your film was seen at a films festival and you want to be contacted by a potential distributor?, you will say, they can ask my contact information to the films festival or they could have talked to us for this. But, what if this is the last day of the films festival and they don’t have an opportunity to talk to anyone?. The first thing the people who wants to contact you think their data must be on the Internet, I’ll look for that there.
Well, I can tell you this happened to us last week, we went to Malaga films festival in Spain, the last day and we had the opportunity to talk to anyone, but we saw a couple of films that could work abroad. We thought, do not worry, for sure we will find their information on the Internet, like everything else. What was the surprise? we couldn’t find any information anywhere, we found a social network of some director or producer who haven’t answered to us yet, but there was nothing of the film itself. How can that be possible?.
Filmmakers, I am inviting you to build your website, if you think this is too much, you can always open a blog, this will take you near to your target audience, you can upload photos, stories and important information that is happening with your film, especially and the most important there is a place where people interested in your film as distributors can drop you a line.
If you have questions about the process you can always ask us. Production goes hand in hand with distribution and such strategies help your movie from the beginning.