Hotcomb Pictures Consulting
My name is Marquette Jones and I am a filmmaker, lawyer and owner of Hotcomb Pictures Consulting. My services and packages are designed to help you to execute your filmmaking projects from script development to distribution. I earned my legal degree at the University of California Berkeley (University of California, Berkeley Student Life Achievement Award). I will leverage this background and my skills and talents as an award winning filmmaker trained at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts graduate film program (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Internship Award, ProMotion Pictures / Heineken Branded Entertainment Shorts Competition Winner, First Run Film Festival Producing Award, P2 for a Cause Panasonic Award.) to help you realize your vision as an Artist.
Social Media Strategy and Film Brand Identity Development Package, ($5,000+)
I will develop a brand identity for your film project that will be used to execute your social media strategy in digital media spaces such as high traffic blogs, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and other emerging social media outlets.
I will build a map of social media tastemakers who you can leverage to promote your film and social media strategies.
This package is recommended for filmmakers who have a completed script and are ready to market and distribute their films online and via film festivals.
Grant Writing and Fellowship Development Package ($2,500+)
The grant writing and fellowship development package offers a concierge of services including film budget creation, film production timeline creation, software training in Movie Magic Scheduling and Budgeting, film synopsis development and artist statement support.
This service is recommended for film students, beginning filmmakers and established filmmakers seeking institutional and fundraising support.
Crowdsourced Fundraising Strategy Package ($1000+)
Utilize social media to build out and execute successful crowd sourcing campaign that will provide you with the funds needed to launch your project, while also providing your community with an opportunity to support your work.
Outline attainable and measurable metrics to ensure that your strategy is a replicable success
This service is recommended for a filmmaker who has completed his or her script. It is also recommended for those who are ready to raise money to either begin pre-production or post-production.
Contract Review Service for Producers
($50 for a 30 minute consultation, $500 for contract review)
I provide contract review and consultation services that will protect your short time and long term financial interests in your film project.
Utilizing my skills as a lawyer, and award winning producer I will provide legal review for your film related contracts
This service is strongly recommended for filmmakers in preproduction and for those negotiate distribution with film studios.
Artistic Statement Development Service ($500+)
I will help you write, revise and polish an artist statement that will allow you to present your vision and work to funders, producers and others within your creative networks.
This service is recommended for filmmakers at all stages from beginners to those seasoned veterans are are interested in refreshing their brand identities.
Film Festival Distribution Package and Strategy ($500)
I will create a customized international film festival distribution strategy that will market your work, serve your existing audience, and build new communities of support for your future film film projects.
This package is recommended for filmmakers who’ve completed their films and are ready submit to festivals for the fall film festival application season.