From OTT to distribution, learn how creators are turning viewers into paying subscribers — and using video to grow their businesses.
How to get started with marketing if you are self distributing
Using Vimeo OTT tools to help you, it's possible to spread the word about your work without a large marketing budget.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.