The above options are all very practional and effective methods, however, the best way for a film maker to get discovered is…make a good movie.
Now before you roll your eyes and think…”that’s obvious” it’s sometimes the most simple and concrete things that lead to success that many people (including myself) neglect to stay focused on. Like in order to be financially successful you must pay yourself first. Very simple yet often overlooked.
This really struck a chord with me after reading the latest issue of indieslate magazine where indie filmmakers Jay and Mark Duplass (Baghead, Cyrus) discuss how 90% of the time the answer for unknown filmmakers who want to get noticed, get named actors in their projects or get distribution is simply to:
– make a good movie
– tell a really good