After decades of cross-pollinating with various genres and absorbing filmmaking traditions of other countries, the original definition of “noir” as 40s Hollywood crime dramas has become something trickier to define, but evermore fascinating. With many 21st century auteurs making their dent in the genre, we are now in a golden age of neo-noir. Here are 7 neo-noir gems in the Filmhub catalog.
What is one of the first things watchers do when deciding what film to watch? After their interest is struck by looking at your artwork, reading your synopsis, or seeing a quick trailer - they quickly grab their phone and Google your title. Well, what happens if your title is nowhere to be found? Boom, your film lost its chance. In this post, we’ll cover one of the most important aspects to getting your film high in google searches - ratings & review sites!
Lockdown has come to an end for good in the U.S. (hopefully), and we honor the peculiar times of entrapment and isolation with this special feature. Setting an entire film in one location is a creative challenge to put it lightly. From 12 Angry Men (1957) to Saw (2004) to the latest Bo Burnham film, Inside, made during the lockdown, filmmakers over the years have brilliantly turned such confinement into great strength across all genres. Here are 8 single-location films from the Filmhub catalog.
Our CEO & Co-Founder, Alan d’Escragnolle, recently sat down with Meg Elys of GoodBadMad to discuss how Filmhub can help filmmakers direct distribute their films.
TVOD windowing strategy does not work for 95%+ of Independent Films. Yes, I said it.
On March 1, 2019 Amazon announced that pay rates in the US would no longer be on a tiered basis, but would have a base hourly rate modified by a “Customer Engagement Ranking.” (For exact amounts please log in or sign up to your Filmhub account).
With digital streaming, the cost of distribution should approach zero — especially when compared to the physical era of DVD, theaters, satellite and cable.
If done correctly, casting can be one of the most exciting points of pre-production. It’s the first time a script comes to life and possibilities start to be realized. Every budget is tight and with so many actors ready to work, not hiring a casting office is seen as an easy way to save cost.
Marianne came to New York City from Germany at 19, with $800 dollars, scholarships, and a decisive desire to follow in Gene Kelly’s footsteps. She starred in recurring TV roles on CVS dramas, became a ballroom champion, developed and stared in her first original work at 20 year-old off-off Broadway and even tangoed with Antonio Banderas on The Late Show with David Letterman, before she directed her first feature in 2009.
Raised in Portugal and currently residing in Poland, Miguel Gaudêncio started his career shooting commercials for companies like Mercedes and Coca-Cola. Pivoting to filmmaking in parallel of his successful commercial work, he completed a couple of projects in his native Portugal before moving to Poland in 2010, where he proceeded to produce four critically acclaimed documentaries.
Independent filmmakers don’t exactly have a time tested blueprint for how to get their art into the world in this rapidly changing digital content environment. While Filmhub has never promised all the answers, smart content owners have been able to leverage the B2B Marketplace to their advantage. Ryan Balas is one such filmmaker.
When Amazon Video opened their streaming service as Amazon Video Direct to every creator, it seemingly created a sensation in the filmmaker community. All creators could stream their content on Amazon and generate revenues just like the big names? It seemed too good to be true and, sadly, it is now.
Whether you are looking to get daily inspiration, receive filmmaking advice, discover new film festivals and marketing opportunities, or simply follow a new personality; Twitter offers a wide range of content and influencers for anyone’s preferences.
Kinonation was awarded the “Most Impressive Tech Infrastructure Award” at Amazon Web Services startup pitch event in San Francisco. Amazon had previously selected Kinonation as one of the top 5 startups of the year, followed by an invitation to pitch at the AWS Pop-up loft in San Francisco on December 17, 2015. Co-founder Klaus Badelt presented the company’s vision to an international audience of entrepreneurs and technology enthusiasts.