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How to Transition into Traditional Media

Many Internet celebrities have turned their skills and their fans’ purchasing power into successful non-Internet

There’s A Reason They Call It A PLAY

“What are you doing for the weekend?” “Well, I really wanted to go visit

WAR ROOM

A review of an obscure indie film (courtesy of HuluPlus’ choice selection of films from the Criterion

Until You Can Make A Short… Don’t Make a Feature

Welcome to Whiny Wednesdays with WMM CEO/Founder Sam Mestman. He’s kind of like Andy

innovation in film marketing

if you’re an indie filmmaker today and you’re not already familiar with Jon Reiss’

How to Market Your Online Project

So, you have a web-series or a video that you want to put on

LOUIE BLUIE

A review of an obscure indie film (courtesy of HuluPlus’ choice selection of films from the Criterion

Murphy’s Marketing Manifesto

Murphy’s Marketing Manifesto by Ryan Joseph Murphy When We Make Movies asked me to

why is Netflix so secretive?

for years now i’ve been trying to find out everything i can about digital

Why the World Needs Digital Video Creators

Ten years ago, the most popular YouTube videos were called “Racing with some cool

Happy Freaking New Year

My dearest fellow actors: Happy freaking new year. New year’s is my favorite holiday.

F-FOR-FAKE

A review of an obscure indie film (courtesy of HuluPlus’ choice selection of films from the Criterion

A WMM New Year’s Message From Sam

Welcome to Whiny Wednesdays with WMM CEO/Founder Sam Mestman. He’s kind of like Andy

The Interview, North Korea & the power of film

so if you were living under a rock during the early weeks of December

Internet Video Trends We Should Stop in 2015

Although I am sure you have been wished this many times in the past

We Make Movies: A Year In Pics (2014)

2014 has been a fruitful and fun-filled year for our WMM community. From the workshops

Just Shoot It

I met with a very prestigious manager this week to “chat about a possible

FISHING WITH JOHN

A review of an obscure indie film (courtesy of HuluPlus’ choice selection of films from the Criterion

Why WMM Needs To Change

Welcome to Whiny Wednesdays with WMM CEO/Founder Sam Mestman. He’s kind of like Andy

as the film & TV world turns

there was a very interesting panel at the Los Cabos Film Festival yesterday. it

“Internet Actors” and Mainstream Media

For the past week, I have been pulling 14-hour night shifts on an indie

You Are Where You Are

I have heard the following excuse from a lot of my actor friends: “I’m

LIMELIGHT

A review of an obscure indie film (courtesy of HuluPlus’ choice selection of films from the Criterion

PROFILED: DAVID ASLAN

This week we bring you WMMer David Aslan, writer/director of LAYOVER (just released on our

Keep Making Mistakes

Welcome to Whiny Wednesdays with WMM CEO/Founder Sam Mestman. He’s kind of like Andy

Right On Cue

In the wake of HBO’s landmark decision to make their online streaming service completely