Thousands have already picked up Richard Botto's best selling book Crowdsourcing for Filmmakers presented by the American Film Market. Get your copy today - Over 100 5-Star reviews on Amazon and Audible!
As an entertainment industry creative or professional, you must know how to build the brand of "YOU" in order to build an audience for you and your projects. Crowdsourcing (often confused with crowdfunding) has been the go-to strategy for many of the top players in the business.
With the myriad of changes in distribution channels, understanding how to identify, engage and move an audience on behalf of you and your projects is more important than ever. Those who understand how to crowdsource are giving themselves a significant advantage in the marketplace and providing themselves leverage finding representation, raising financing, and landing jobs.
By popular demand, Routledge's best selling title is now available via audiobook, recorded by Richard Botto.
RB and Award-winning filmmaker Marty Lang met at the Austin Film Festival after being connected through our Stage 32 platform. A friendship grew as Marty went on to be a production manager at Chapman University and RB went on to start writing his book Crowdsourcing for Filmmakers: Indie Film and The Power of the Crowd. RB interviewed hundreds of filmmakers for his book and he searched for three extended case studies, and, after talking to Marty, he didn't need to look any further. Marty made an award-winning feature film, Rising Star, where he used crowdsourcing to get his equipment, locations, media and more. Thousands of people have read RB's book and many cite Marty's film experience as their favorite and most helpful.
Marty believed so strongly in the power of crowdsourcing that he pitched the idea to major universities around the United States to introduce this as film track curriculum. Wouldn't you know it, but University of Central Arkansas loved the program and brought Marty on board to teach this exclusively in their university.
This is the first ever crowdsourcing track in any major United States University!
Best of all? Crowdsourcing for Filmmakers: Indie Film and The Power of the Crowd will be the class book for the first ever film track on Crowdsourcing at a major United States University! With over 100 5-star reviews on Amazon, it's exciting to see this book reach and inspire the next generation of filmmakers.
For those of you who have read RB's book...there's a drinking game in one of the chapters as he discusses the origins of crowdsourcing, so if you haven’t read it yet, you are sure going to have fun with this book!
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