We are a creative marketing agency and content studio. Our work speaks for itself as we continue to push the capabilities of what technology can do for branding. Applying this same mindset to our Entertainment division has yielded great results. With our human-centric, data driven experiences we've been able to deliver measurable results and produce great content. Want to know how we did it? Click below to find out.
The Digital Ages Impact on Marketing a Film
Social media and streaming services have changed the way marketing can influence and create audiences for brands. Films are no different, let Hydro Studios show you how. (Note to self: Can Do Better)
Leveraging the best part of platforms / best marketing tools
There's a lot of tools out there for entertainment marketing. But with so many options out there, how are you going to be able to see which one works best for you? Hydro can help you find out.
HubSpot / Facebook / Public data
US Census data - demographics.
Public data - Emily and Nick to inform.
Dan - social tools. Dig Two Graves built a buzz with horror film community using FB.
Cause-Related Film Marketing for a Better Future
In the last decade, cause-related marketing has hit the ground running in the advertising world, and with good reason. 76% of millennials view business as a catalyze for social change, read on to find out how this stat is changing the way films are marketed.
The Pros and Cons of Traditional & DIY Film Distribution
Knowledge is power. Make sure you're informed when trying to decide between traditional theatrical release or DIY distribution. Hydro is here to set the record straight, and to make sure you have everything you need before you take the big step towards distribution.
Surviving Your First Film Festival
Film festivals can be a daunting experience. Local or international, there are a lot of films, and little time to see everything. In celebration of Cannes, here’s our festival survival guide so that you can get the most out of your first film festival experience.
Is There Anybody Out There?
Films are meant to be watched. Duh. The amount of creative and business hats I wore in film school made me struggle. I was the screenwriter, then a producer, and at the end, a distributor.
The Art of the Pitch
The film pitch can be the make or break moment for any new filmmaker starting out. Whether it's the infamous elevator pitch or the all too important financing pitch, Hydro will make sure your first step into the industry isn't a stumble.
Importance of Design
Look good, feel good. Everyone knows the old adage. Film marketing is no different. Having the right design for any project can elevate it. Posters and thumbnails can capture the eye, and provide credibility to the project. Hydro has a history of leveraging great design to promote our projects. Read on to see how we did it.
How to Locate Investors
As a new filmmaker, financing your film is a tall order. We here at Hydro Studios want to make it a bit easier for you. Be sure to check in and check out our interview with Dig Two Graves writer/director Hunter Adams to see how he got started and set up with his investor.