Re: question from filmmaker/distributor

Richard Cohen (rbc24@earthlink.net)
Wed, 17 Mar 1999 15:00:08 -0800 (PST)

This is very helpful. Do you have suggestions for the best time of year to mail
out a brochure, and where to get lists of people who use video in the classroom?
Richard Cohen, rbc24@earthlink.net
http://www.richardcohenfilms.com

"M. Dew" wrote:

> i second that emotion!
> that's one of the problems I have with the
> Films for Humanities catalogs...
> -Margaret Dew
> SMU-Center for Media & IT
> Dallas, TX
> <mdew@mail.smu.edu>
>
> > Also, ensure that you have the date of production of the videos in
> > your catalog, we find it extremely frustrating that many distributors
> > neglect this essential info. Many times this is a determining factor for
> > considering an item for preview.
> >
> > Robert Hooft
> > Justice Institute of B.C
> > Library - A/V Section
> > 715 McBride Blvd
> > New Westminster, B.C.
> > V3L 5T4
> > Visit our website at: www.jibc.bc.ca
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > > From: Stan_Gilliam/Guilford@guilford.edu
> > > [SMTP:Stan_Gilliam/Guilford@guilford.edu]
> > > Sent: Wednesday, March 17, 1999 6:56 PM
> > > To: Multiple recipients of list
> > > Subject: Re: question from filmmaker/distributor
> > >
> > > When sending materials to faculty, I think that it would be best to send
> > > out smaller fliers with targeted subject areas
> > rather than a big catalog with everything in it.
> > > However, if you have to send out an omnibus catalog, it should be clearly
> > > indexed by subject areas.
> > > I think the most important part is to saves them time. They are more
> > > likely to peruse your titles if they can to
> > > get to the relevant ones quickly.
> > >
> > > I guess the model for this is Films for the Humanities.
> > >
> > > Another advantage to this approach is that I can distribute the relevant
> > > fliers to people I know would be interested.
> > >
> > > Good luck.
> > >
> >
> >