Bonus  Chapter  |  one

Make Your Own Damn Flowchart

When you’ve finished your movie and it’s time to sell, sell, sell, there are decisions that need to be made. Will you try to sell the flick yourself, or will you use a distributor? Will you focus on big advertising or word of mouth? Will you sell the damn thing at all, or will you give it away in the name of free art? Each decision you make along the way has pros and cons.1 I often find it helpful to channel my inner anal-retentive side and make a flowchart.

For example …

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BONUS FIGURE 1.1

1 Just like the holding cell at the 21st Street police station.

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