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Rise of the Filmtrepreneur – Listen to Two Chapters for FREE

The day is finally here. My new book Rise of the Filmtrepreneur®: How to Turn Your Indie Film into a Moneymaking Business is finally out. I’m so excited to share this with you, the IFH Tribe. I’ve been working for months to make this happen. I wanted to give you a sneak peek at the book so in this episode, I’ll be releasing the first two chapters of the audiobook for your listening pleasure. These two chapters set the tone for the book. In the episode, I even show you a way to download the entire book for free.

“Alex Ferrari’s Rise of the Filmtrepreneur is an absolute must-read for serious indie filmmakers seeking to build a sustainable living from making movies. This is a radical shift in the current thinking about how to make money as a creative and puts the power back into the hands of the filmmaker. It is an inspiration.” – CHRIS GORE, FILM THREAT

Here’s a bit of what Rise of the Filmtrepreneur has to offer

It’s harder today than ever before for independent filmmakers to make money with their films. From predatory film distributors ripping them off to huckster film aggregators who prey upon them, the odds are stacked against the indie filmmaker. The old distribution model for making money with indie film is broken and there needs to be a change. The future of independent filmmaking is the entrepreneurial filmmaker or the Filmtrepreneur®.

In Rise of the Filmtrepreneur® author and filmmaker Alex Ferrari breaks down how to actually make money with independent film projects and shows filmmakers how to turn their indie films into profitable businesses. This is not all theory, Alex uses multiple real-world case studies to illustrate each part of his method. This book shows you the step by step way to turn your filmmaking passion into a profitable career. If you are making a feature film, series or any kind of video content, The Filmtrepreneur® Method will set you up for success.

“In this era of DIY filmmaking, it’s not enough to focus solely on the craft.  An understanding of how the business works and how you can control your product is a must.  This book provides a wealth of actionable info and many of Alex’s most lucrative tips and tricks.  You couldn’t ask for a better filmmaking sherpa.” – RICH “RB” BOTTO, FOUNDER/CEO STAGE 32



“The dream of the Sundance lottery ticket is dead, but filmmakers are still asleep. This book is an essential guide to the current independent film landscape – packed with valuable real-world advice, inspiring case studies and industry horror stories. Filmmakers: Ignore this book at your own peril.” – CHRIS SHARPE, CO-FOUNDER YOGA WITH ADRIAN

I really hope you enjoy Rise of the Filmtrepreneur. I truly believe that the only way indie filmmakers will be able to survive the new film economy is by becoming Filmtrepreneurs. My goal for this book is to show filmmakers and creatives that they have to think differently. The old film economy is DEAD. Traditional film distribution is not set up to benefit the indie filmmaker. The cards are stacked against the creative and things need to change.

“This man knows his stuff. The future of indie film is already here. Read this book. Get educated, or get left behind.”– DARIOUS BRITT. WRITER/DIRECTOR @D4DARIOUS

Filmmakers need to take back control of their films and how they generate revenue from them. The day of handing over your film to a predatory film distributor because you believe there is no other choice is over! There is another way and the Filmtrepreneur Method is that way.

“If you buy only one book on filmmaking, buy mine. But if you’re going to buy two, make sure your second one is Rise of the Filmtrepreneur – it’s terrific!” – DAN MIRVISH, CO-FOUNDER SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL

Let me know what you think of the book. Enjoy and…VIVA LA REVOLUTION!

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