If you can think of unusual ways to market your film, there may be a way to create buzz theatrically. This is a big huge “what if”.. Anyone game to help out Doggie Boogie to get enough pre-sales to cover a theatrical 1-week cost? 😉
One week dedicated screen per city with Filmmaker keeping 100% of receipts approximate costs $13,000 for:
– Press screening and pitching
Exhibition of trailer and one sheet
4” pre-Sunday ad
7” Friday ad
1/8th page ad in the weekly paper
Print storage and movement**
Report grosses to trades

Income per week:
– 5 x day showing for 100 seats at $8.50 = $29,750