The Facilitator – “I’ll Be Back”

I ran into somebody yesterday who’d read my post, “The Middle-Man IS the problem“, and dismissed it by saying that there will always be middle-men, so what’s the point of dreaming otherwise? I think they missed my point. Yes, there will always be middle-men, especially if they add a useful service that other people want… Read More»

Perfect Pitch – March Update

We have been working on a new Pitching Workshop entitled, “Perfect Pitch”. The purpose of which is to help writers develop killer pitches for feature film screenplays that are compelling enough to be sold on spec. Why are we doing this? The European Union has no spec script market. The most obvious reason for this… Read More»

SEAM Content Distribution

We’ve been busy these past few weeks building new distribution channels for SEAM content. The purpose of which is to increase the chances of ‘discovery’. As you can appreciate, discovery is crucial in a world without focus, or attention spans. There is plenty of noise and distraction out there and we wanted to increase the… Read More»

State of the Union – James Fabricant – Social Media Marketing for Filmmakers [PODCAST]

James Fabricant spent a good four years as Director of BizDev for Europe and Entertainment/Video at MySpace and, recently, co-founded start-up, Ideaplane. We discuss “Faintheart” – one of the first crowd-source film launches on MySpace and what he’s doing with enterprise social networking in his new business. State of the Union – James Fabricant –… Read More»

State of the Union – Jane Wright & Paul Grindey – Transmedia for Filmmakers [PODCAST]

Jane Wright has recently left BBC Films after over a decade of service. Likewise for Paul Grindey, who recently left Channel Four/Film Four. Both have immeasurable experience as both independent feature film producers and insiders within large media corporations. Here we discuss feature film development, finance and distribution – in particular, what it means to… Read More»

James Fabricant – Social Media Marketing – “Faintheart” Case Study

James Fabricant spent a few formative years as Director of BizDev for Europe and Entertainment/Video at MySpace. He has been at the coalface of social media marketing and is now the founder of start-up, Ideaplane. I was having breakfast with him in Soho and roped him into an impromptu meeting when we touched upon the… Read More»