In the short time since Troubadour Blues had its World Premiere at the Buffalo International Film Festival, the documentary has been getting some great press from newspapers and bloggers alike. I’ve put together a press kit in PDF form, which you can download here. It’s small enough to e-mail, so please send it on to your friends or anybody who you think could help promote the film.

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Buffalo News music writer Jeff Miers clearly gets the point of “Troubadour Blues” — that here’s an authentic part of our culture that will disappear before our eyes if we don’t pay more attention. Click here to read Jeff’s insightful article — it’s well worth the visit.

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It’s become a truism of the Information Age that you’ve GOT to use social networks to market your creative product, be it an indie film or a book or a CD or a painting.

Don’t take my word for it, go and do a Google search for the keywords “marketing” and “social network.” Millions of hits. There’s a whole cottage industry that’s grown up overnight, professing to teach you HOW to use social networking and charging a pretty penny for this arcane knowledge.

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FAVORITES AROUND THE WEB

SORRY, THIS HASN’T BEEN UPDATED IN A LONG TIME (9/4/16)
The links are all still good.

John Eger, who teaches communication and public policy at San Diego State University, has posted a fantastic article about advanced technology and the survival of many cities. He’s one of a number of experts who agrees that the world is turning into a collection of powerful city/states in a global economy where nobody is in charge. Excellent reading.

Veteran indie producer Ted Hope, whose credits include 21 Grams by Oscar-winning director Alejandro González Iñárritu, talks about Five Crucial Things We Want From Movies. Short, sweet, and definitely to the point.

Ted has gone back to producing after stints with the Fandor movie streaming service and the San Francisco Film Society. Here’s his master list of distribution case studies, a useful resource for those of us looking for ways to get our films in front of wider audiences.

 


        

Tom Weber Films LLC is a producer and distributor of films about music, including the feature-length documentary Troubadour Blues. We also produce artist profiles, electronic press kits, music videos, multi-camera live concert programs and narrative films. We act as distributor for other filmmakers in the North American and international markets. Welcome to our website.




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