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Tag Archives: Distribution

Self Distribution Lessons in Podcast with Chris Jones

Ha! I’ve been meaning to blog about my self distribution journey but a breakfast masterclass (which sounds very impressive) with indie film making guru Chris Jones captures a great deal of what happened. Click this link here: http://www.chrisjonesblog.com/2013/07/how-to-self-distribute-a-film-masterclass-with-marcus-markou.html  

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Success For Papa in Germany!

You’ve got to love the Germans. I spent a week there touring the outer reaches of the country promoting the film before its release. We literally covered 1000s of kilometers in a few days. I just wasn’t convinced the film …

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Self Distribution to UK Cinemas: The Joy of Diaspora Greeks

I did have a plan to blog about Greece and our release there. I was making mental notes about our North American premiere at the Palm Springs Film Festival in California, but I’ve just remortgaged my house so I can …

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Reflections on the Dinard Film Festival, Part 1 (It’s a Jumper)

Audiences loved the film at the Dinard Film Festival. We had big queues, we had great applause, we had laughter, tears and word-of-mouth. All the things you dream of. We had people come back and watch it again. We were …

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Interview with online magazine What The Dickens

This is an interview I did with Sandy East of What The Dickens Magazine – which I’ve reprinted here on the blog. Marcus Markou had a story he needed to tell, a film that he needed to make, and a lot …

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The latest Eurozone crisis creates context for the film

The good news from Cannes was securing distribution deals for a number of European territories and getting into more festivals. The most special news is Greece and my sincere hope is that the film will bring hope and a sense …

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Cannes Film Festival – Part Two

The events in my personal life have completely overshadowed Cannes. My little boy – who is three – genuinely thinks he can fly. He jumps off everything. At my father’s house in the Midlands he regularly kicks away the little …

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Film trailer breaks 10,000 views after spending £30 on Youtube

The trailer for the film broke 10,000 views this weekend. In the past week I did an interview with Greek Reporter and the trailer was picked up by various Greek news sites. However, I have something to admit. I did …

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Movie trailer on Youtube points to the future

It’s been under 48 hours since the trailer for Papadopoulos & Sons was released onto Youtube. I tweeted 100 or so followers on Twitter and also added a link on the Facebook Fan Page (which currently has only 600 followers).  In just …

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