Design your Film Landing Page

Step-by-step through the technical terms to have a perfectly professional film landing page.
How to Create a Landing Page for your Film

Decide on your Film Title

How to find right Name for your Film

  • Important: Check IMDB.com if the name of your film exists, if it does, change your title.

  • Check Google what kind of results come up and if it's related to the subject of your film.

Tip: If you need to change your film title, try finding a name that relates to your audience, like a place or keyword.

Key Art

Add an image to represent your film

  • Do not add the title or any text, just a clean image (1920x1080px)
  • Good place to design your image is canva.com
  • Make sure the image is original without copyright
Tip: see the media guide

Small Poster

Add a small poster that will appear in the film directory

  • Just add the title and tagline (267x387px)
Tip: For designing a poster, see the media guide

Trailer

Your teaser or trailer available on YouTube or Vimeo


Film Type

Select the type of film in the list

Feature film documentary, series or short film


Film Status

This is the current stage of your film, you can change as you progress

  1. Concept Stage: This is when you have the idea, and the script is written
  2. In Development: Key Producer(s) are on board and the film is green-lit (going ahead)
  3. Pre-Production: Key Teams (Director, Cinematographer, Cast) have signed onto the project.
  4. in Production: Next crew comes on board (Production Manager, Line Producer, Assistant Director, etc). Budget and locations are in place.
  5. Shooting: Actual filming is taking place in studio or locations
  6. Post Production: Shooting is complete, film is in editing phase
  7. Completed: The film is finalized and looking for Distribution
  8. Available to Watch: Film is available in cinemas or VOD platforms
Tip: You are more likely to get response from distributors if your film is in pre-production, a completed film is the best option

Goal: what do you want to achieve

What is your intention by adding your film to FilmBuzz.tv

  • Looking for Funding: You are looking for investors to fund your film
  • Looking for Distribution: Here Distributors can find you to make an offer for distribution
  • Watch my Film: You will have a link available to drive audience to watch your film

IMDB Listing

This is highly important, it will be the first thing Distributors, Media and Film Festivals check.

See how to add your IMDB listing


Write your Logline

The logline is what you would find in film guides to convince the viewer to watch your film


Write your Synopsis

The synopsis is telling the story in a concise manner

  • Add the synopsis no more than 300 characters
  • Write in a visual manner, giving the mood and development of the characters
  • If your film is in 3 acts, write 3 paragraphs
  • Do not give away the ending

Duration

The length of the film

  • How many minutes does your film run for

Add Genre

Genre is a standard list in the industry to classify your film for the audience, media and distributors


Add Theme

Theme is a wider category and defines the audience interests by keywords

  • Example themes are: Spirituality and Faith, Health and Fitness, Family and Children, Bollywood, etc

Country of Origin

Country of Origin

  • Which country is the originator of the film, not where it is shooting, but production base

Key Crew and Cast

Add the names of the people contracted to your film

  • Just add the Key Crew and Cast
  • Director is required

Technical Details

  • Year of Release
  • Camera and Lens
  • Shooting Locations
  • Frame Rate
  • Rating
  • IMDB ID

That's it! Once you done, you can publish.

  1. Easily share your film to social networks, send via whatsapp and email to drive awareness
  2. Audience: Include your social links and get new fans for your film
  3. Statistics: See how many times your film page has been viewed