World Film Federation

WORLD FILM FEDERATION is dedicated to bringing the Independent Film Market into one Global Community with members taking decisive action with courage, determination and enthusiasm to achieve success.

World Film Federation

COOGAN’S LAW – What you should know about hiring minors.

The Coogan Law was enacted in 1938 [now Family Code section  6750 et seq.] in response to the childhood star Jackie Coogan’s plight. Even though he earned millions as a child, Coogan was surprised to find out that when he reached adulthood that he was flat broke, because his mother and stepfather spent all his money….legally.  <a href=”https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/blog/” …

COOGAN’S LAW – What you should know about hiring minors. Read More »

PRODUCT PLACEMENT-Where the real money is!

Product placement is the deliberate incorporation of references to a brand or product in exchange for compensation. Product placements may range from unobtrusive appearances within an environment, to prominent integration. <a href=”https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/blog/” role=”button”> Back to Post Home </a> <b>Product placement</b>, also known as <b>embedded marketing</b>,<sup id=”cite_ref-1″></sup><sup id=”cite_ref-2″></sup><sup id=”cite_ref-3″></sup><sup id=”cite_ref-4″></sup> is a marketing technique where references to specific brands or …

PRODUCT PLACEMENT-Where the real money is! Read More »

CHANGE IS OPPORTUNITY-Media is Change

“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” —John F. Kennedy <a href=”https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/blog/” role=”button”> Back to Post Home </a> <h3>CHANGE IS OPPORTUNITY</h3> https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Tedx.mp4 <h2>CHANGE MEANS OPPORTUNITY</h2> <b>There are incredible opportunities in trends and change</b>. We can never get too comfortable or …

CHANGE IS OPPORTUNITY-Media is Change Read More »

Theatrical Markets & How They Work (P-2)

The home entertainment market refers to the release of a movie  on video and/or DVD for sale or rental to individuals for private viewing……. <a href=”https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/blog/” role=”button”> Back to Post Home </a> <h3>Domestic Home Entertainment Market</h3> The home entertainment market refers to the release of a movie  on video and/or DVD for sale or rental …

Theatrical Markets & How They Work (P-2) Read More »

Hazards on Film Productions (Updated 2022)

Film and television production sets are often chaotic places, with dozens or even hundreds of people working together to create a memorable shot. <a href=”https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/blog/” role=”button”> Back to Post Home </a>   Film and television production sets are often chaotic places, with dozens <img src=”https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/HarrisonFord.jpg” alt=”” width=”417″ height=”234″ />or even hundreds of people working together …

Hazards on Film Productions (Updated 2022) Read More »

Theatrical Markets & How They Work (P-1)

The revenue generated by a movie’s release in the theatrical market is known as the ‘box office gross’: the total amount of money spent by audiences buying tickets to see the movie. <a href=”https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/blog/” role=”button”> Back to Post Home </a> The revenue generated by a movie’s release in the theatrical market is known as the …

Theatrical Markets & How They Work (P-1) Read More »

COST OF INDEPENDENT FILMS!

If you want something that looks like a professional film that you’d see in theaters or on Netflix, the camera alone will run $15,000 to $20,000……. <a href=”https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/blog/” role=”button”> Back to Post Home </a> <a href=”https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/john-harvie-morris/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”> <img width=”780″ height=”724″ src=”https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/wp-content/uploads/job-manager-uploads/company_logo/2019/11/WFF-logo-1-780-x-724.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/wp-content/uploads/job-manager-uploads/company_logo/2019/11/WFF-logo-1-780-x-724.jpg 780w, https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/wp-content/uploads/job-manager-uploads/company_logo/2019/11/WFF-logo-1-780-x-724-300×278.jpg 300w, https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/wp-content/uploads/job-manager-uploads/company_logo/2019/11/WFF-logo-1-780-x-724-768×713.jpg 768w” sizes=”(max-width: 780px) 100vw, 780px” /> </a> …

COST OF INDEPENDENT FILMS! Read More »

FILM FESTIVALS-VIRTUAL Yes or No?

Some of the world’s biggest and most important film festivals, like Cannes and Telluride, were canceled altogether in 2019. Meanwhile,. <a href=”https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/blog/” role=”button”> Back to Post Home </a> <h2>How Festivals Have Adapted to COVID-19</h2> Some of the world’s biggest and most important film festivals, like Cannes and Telluride, were canceled altogether last year. Meanwhile, some …

FILM FESTIVALS-VIRTUAL Yes or No? Read More »

SEX, NUDITY & YOU

Work that involves nudity or simulated sex places performers in uniquely vulnerable situations. This work is, and always should be, something a performer is proud of…… <a href=”https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/blog/” role=”button”> Back to Post Home </a>   Thank goodness for the Screen Actors Guild legal department for ensuring our rights on a movie set. The 2020-SAG-Aftra contracts …

SEX, NUDITY & YOU Read More »

GROSS vs NET POINTS

When a company commits to bringing your TV series pitch to market, they’ll propose an option agreement for negotiation that gives them the exclusive right to sell your TV series treatment or pilot script to a network for a limited period of time. <a href=”https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/blog/” role=”button”> Back to Post Home </a>   When new writers …

GROSS vs NET POINTS Read More »

TRADE SECRETS 101

It is the trade secret that often provides the company with a competitive edge against other businesses in the same competing market with products or services…………….. <a href=”https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/blog/” role=”button”> Back to Post Home </a> <img width=”1024″ height=”485″ src=”https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Looselips-1024×485.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Looselips-1024×485.jpg 1024w, https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Looselips-300×142.jpg 300w, https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Looselips-768×363.jpg 768w, https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Looselips-1536×727.jpg 1536w, https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Looselips-2048×969.jpg 2048w, https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Looselips-150×71.jpg 150w, https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Looselips-500×237.jpg 500w, https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Looselips-600×284.jpg 600w, …

TRADE SECRETS 101 Read More »

Details that are often overlooked on smaller-scale films.

It’s easier than ever to make a low-budget film with high production value, yet so many filmmakers still create films that look unpolished. <a href=”https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/blog/” role=”button”> Back to Post Home </a>    More often than not, poor production value on independent films is a result of putting emphasis and effort in the wrong places, not …

Details that are often overlooked on smaller-scale films. Read More »

EISENHOWER’S ORDER OF THE DAY!

This statement from General Dwight D. Eisenhower encouraged Allied soldiers, sailors, and airmen taking part in the D-day invasion. <a href=”https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/blog/” role=”button”> Back to Post Home </a> <img src=”https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/eisonhowerdday-300×256.jpg” alt=”” width=”488″ height=”416″ /></p> <p>This statement from General Dwight D. Eisenhower encouraged Allied soldiers, sailors, and airmen taking part in the D-day invasion. It was handed …

EISENHOWER’S ORDER OF THE DAY! Read More »

How Funding Works..

I was setting here thinking of how I can better help Federation Members and I remembered I have a chart on how Funding works…………… <a href=”https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/blog/” role=”button”> Back to Post Home </a> <p style=”text-align: center;”>I was setting here thinking of how I can better help Federation Members and I remembered I have a chart on …

How Funding Works.. Read More »

Why Invest in Films I

 Investing in Film is one of the best investments you can make, the benefits stretch far beyond the sales of box office tickets. DVD/Blu-Ray sales, television airings, Video on…………… <a href=”https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/blog/” role=”button”> Back to Post Home </a>    Investing in Film is one of the best investments you can make, the benefits stretch far beyond the …

Why Invest in Films I Read More »

STREETS OF CUSCO

My flight is closing in on Cusco Peru having left the bustling and historical city of Lima. The jungle and mountainous terrain below is mesmerizing and I am………….. <a href=”https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/blog/” role=”button”> Back to Post Home </a> <a href=”https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/john-harvie-morris/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”> <img width=”400″ height=”500″ src=”https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/John-Harvie-Morris_4-1.jpg” alt=”” srcset=”https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/John-Harvie-Morris_4-1.jpg 400w, https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/John-Harvie-Morris_4-1-240×300.jpg 240w” sizes=”(max-width: 400px) 100vw, 400px” /> </a> …

STREETS OF CUSCO Read More »

BACKGROUND ACTORS IN THE SPOTLIGHT

With the explosion of new production on a variety of platforms, background actors are in demand, and earnings are up…………… <a href=”https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/blog/” role=”button”> Back to Post Home </a>   <a href=”http://digital.copcomm.com/i/1186820-fall-2019/43?” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”><img title=”SAG-AFTRA” src=”https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Sag3-300×192.png” alt=”” width=”350″ height=”224″ /></a>With the explosion of new production on a variety of platforms, background actors arein demand, and earnings …

BACKGROUND ACTORS IN THE SPOTLIGHT Read More »

HOLLYWOODS’ THREAT ?

Hollywood filmmakers  tried to boycott Georgia if the fetal-heartbeat law goes into effect. But let’s be honest here: The TV and movie industry…………… <a href=”https://www.worldfilmfederation.com/blog/” role=”button”> Back to Post Home </a> <h4>-NO THREAT AT ALL!</h4> Hollywood filmmakers  tried to boycott Georgia if the fetal-heartbeat law goes into effect. But let’s be honest here: The TV …

HOLLYWOODS’ THREAT ? Read More »