So How Much Should You Allocate to the Producer of Marketing & Distribution?

So How Much Should You Allocate to the Producer of Marketing & Distribution?

A producer recently inquired as to how much she should allocate to the producer of marketing and distribution (PMD), in her film’s budget.

Seriously? Another producer title?!

While initially dismissive of that concept, I’ve actually come to terms with the viability and necessity of such a role, given the inability of most independent films to acquire distribution in the United States, which is mostly due to:

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The Kids Are Alright, But What About The Producers

The Kids Are Alright, But What About The Producers

With 20 producers credited, The Kids Are Alright is poised to be this year’s annual Academy Award controversy over who gets the Oscar.

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