4 Reasons Why Indie Filmmakers Will Benefit From Social Media


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Sharing four reasons why Independent Filmmakers should be using Social Media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google Plus, SnapChat, Instagram, Vine and so many others to build their own audience databases of fans and key influencers to amplify their brand, attract executive producers and engage their fans.
Hungry Wolf Marketing is a full service agency that assists Indie Filmmakers in navigating the waters of Marketing and Social Media from Strategy to Execution our team of Marketing professionals will help your film attract a fan base. visit our website today www.hungrywolfmarketing.com

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4 Reasons Why Indie Filmmakers Will Benefit From Social Media

  1. 1. 4 REASONS WHY INDIE FILMMAKERS WILL BENEFIT FROM SOCIAL MEDIA Created by: Brandy Luscalzo Hungry Wolf Marketing www.hungrywolfmarketing.com
  2. 2. PERHAPS YOU THINK… Your trying to produce a film, your concerns are about getting the right camera angles, actors and scene locations or perhaps your seeking the best cinematographer or executive producer to take you to the next level, right? So why worry about social media at this stage in the game, wouldn’t it be easier to let the distribution companies tell you what needs to be done to market the film? The quick answer… Sure, but I’d like to challenge you to THINK DIFFERENTLY…. Grid courtesy of Indiewire.com by Peter Broderick
  3. 3. 4 Social Media Audiences funneled to distribution platforms can result in FILM/TICKET SALES In todays multi-channel distribution world there is greater opportunity to engage fans and build YOUR OWN viewing audiences on platforms such as these… By building audiences and fan bases on social media platforms you can funnel them into your digital distribution channels for immediate revenue generation film after film….oh yeah and you can market merchandise to them as well…more cash in your pockets.
  4. 4. 3 Allow Social Media fans to play a role with you during your filmmaking journey AMPLIFY YOUR BRAND IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA AMPLIFICATION By allowing social media audiences to engage with your brand you will find that influential social media users will serve as valuable connectors amplifying your content via their networks of friends, family, co-workers and those who have common interests.
  5. 5. 2 Social Media platforms can act as digital information sources validating your brand and increasing presence to BUILD CREDIBILITY Billions of searches each day are performed by people using major search engines such as Google, Yahoo and Bing to search for information. When your website and social media platforms can be found with consistent brand messaging and graphic recognition it may allow audiences (& Producers & Casting Directors & Cinematographers &….) to trust and identify with your brand.
  6. 6. 1 Social Media Audiences can help develop and evolve your film ideas, just ask them. CROWDSOURCE Tim Burton, Judd Apatow, Ridley Scott, Ron Howard…. what do they have in common? They have used new media tools & social networks to connect and co-create with audiences, and their projects are capturing a new kind of imagination. Use social media audiences to gather intel to make your film more marketable, or perhaps use your fans to help fund your next film… Source: PBS
  7. 7. In Conclusion… We hope that these 4 reasons inspire you to start your social media strategy planning today. If you need help as an Indie Filmmaker in navigating, Hungry Wolf Marketing can help. Visit: www.hungrywolfmarketing.com
  8. 8. About Hungry Wolf Marketing  At Hungry Wolf Marketing we understand that as an Independent Filmmaker you are seeking an audience that will give you solid feedback on your storyline, constructive comments on your artistic sight lines and support your film vision. You need an audience who will crowd-fund your projects, support you at film festivals, and wear your T-shirts, share your bumper stickers and mention you once a day on every social channel they connect on.  Whether your strategy is experimenting with various types of content or using predictable content posts at specific times of the day, Hungry Wolf Marketing can access and evaluate your goals and create a Social Media strategy to help you achieve those goals.  We provide Social Media Marketing on these channels: Facebook, Google Plus, Twitter, Vine, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, Vimeo, Flickr, SnapChat, Blogging and more.  Contact us today for a FREE Social Media Assessment of your current social marketing program and a website evaluation.