Released on: May 7, 2008, 1:18 pm

Press Release Author: Mat Levy

Industry: Marketing

Press Release Summary: On May 17, 2008, President of Passion River Films, Allen Chou
and Gallant Films Distribution Consultant, Josh Levin will be spreading the word to
the film industry that there IS hope for getting your film on the just
have to know how to market!

Press Release Body: May 6th, 2007- Doors will open bright and early at 9AM on
Saturday May 17th to offer filmmakers advice on the age old question."How do I make
money from my movie?" With over 350 combined titles under their belt, Allen and
Josh, creators of, have been around town distributing
everything from Oscar Winners to $2000 Guerilla-style features since the days when
the words "DVD" were just a tongue twister. Now it is time to spread what they know
to all struggling, aspiring and even successful filmmakers in town.

"The digital age has changed the traditional model of distribution for independent
film. For every opportunity it presents there's another challenge." Says Tim
Sullivan, Former Buyer, Netflix
Former Manager of Product Analysis & Buyer, Blockbuster Video "Allen helped me
understand the opportunities and at the same time helped steer away from the
pitfalls to get the most out of the projects I was attempting to maximize".

At their Film Distribution Seminar and Workshop, Allen and Josh will discuss several
urban myths of the filmmaking world such as "why getting your film into Sundance
just doesn't matter anymore", "Getting Festivals to pay YOU for screening your
film", and "How Netflix changed everything with 7 million online subscribers".

As Allen and Josh understand the hardships of cashflow for filmmakers, they are
running a variety of promos for the class including special rates for groups like
Shooting People, Media Bistro, and

Allen and Josh are also running a contest, giving away scholarships for their Film
Distribution Seminar and Workshop to three filmmakers who have struggled with the
biggest hardships while making their "masterpiece".

To learn more about Allen and Josh's film distribution seminar and workshop, please

Web Site:

Contact Details: Mat Levy
Passion River Films
416 Main Street
Metuchen NJ, 08840
732-321-0711 ext. 135

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