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How to get started with marketing if you are self distributing

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Case study: Boost your sales with bonus material

Winner of "Best Documentary" at the Comic-Con Film Festival, STRIPPED is the ultimate love-letter to comic strips, bringing together the world’s best cartoonists to talk about the art form they love, and what happens to it as newspapers continue to lose their importance.

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Case study: Building an audience through crowdfunding

Based on his bestselling memoir of the same name, documentary LIFE ITSELF explores the legacy of film critic Roger Ebert's life. Directed by Steve James, premiered at Sundance in 2014, 20 years after the premiere of Steve James' classic HOOP DREAMS.

Video Monetization

TIFF filmmakers distribute through Vimeo On Demand

Filmmakers from the Toronto International Film Festival chose Vimeo On Demand as their platform for distributing their work to fans all over the world.

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Pro-tips on using teasers, extras, & deluxe editions

Lisanne Pajot is the co-director of Indie Game: The Movie. She was kind enough to share her advice on making the most out of direct distribution on Vimeo OTT.

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Q&A with Steven Dhoedt, director of State of Play

Belgian filmmaker Steven Dhoedt made a documentary about the world’s newest species of professional athlete – young men in South Korea who play video games for a living – and released it in a similarly modern way: directly to his audience, on the web.

Video for Business

How to price your digital videos

You just put a lot of blood, sweat and tears into making a movie — That was hard! Selling it shouldn't be. But how much should you charge?

Video for Business

Subtitles increase traffic and conversion rates

We looked at sales data and found that adding subtitles means more sales. Why? More traffic + a higher conversion rate.

Creator Stories

Case study: How to find your audience for a niche documentary

This 2013 documentary directed by Jennifer Steinman follows a group of non-professional runners as they attempt to complete The 4 Deserts "Grand Slam," a series of ultramarathon races often considered the most difficult in the world.

Product News

Vimeo On Demand: Sell your work, your way

You can now easily self distribute your work by using Vimeo On Demand to rent and sell digital copies of your videos.