By Film Threat Staff | May 1, 2001

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WHAT IS FILM THREAT’S HISTORY? ^ Since its initial incarnation as a print magazine in 1985, Film Threat’s mission has been to champion the increasingly popular explosion of independent and underground films. Film Threat Magazine covered cult, underground, alternative and independent features and short films like no other publication in existence. launched as one of the first movie web sites in 1996. Now one of the most respected and enduring sites of its kind, currently attracts an average of 15 million hits per month. Film Threat Weekly, our free weekly e-mail containing film reviews, news, festival reports, humorous essays, links to movie web sites, box office reports, and more, is distributed to a growing list of over 100,000 subscribers, including some of Hollywood’s most influential players.
Combining its popular website and weekly newsletter, continues its original mission to champion indie films and deliver “Truth in Entertainment.”
WHY ADVERTISE ON FILMTHREAT.COM? ^ Look, we love print magazines. We were a print magazine ourselves…back in the last millennium. But while print mags are (still) great for the readers, what about you, the advertiser? You’re probably paying hundreds of dollars for a precious 1/2 column ad in the back of some magazine…which the reader may or may not even glance at once as he flips through the pages…before tossing the magazine aside. For good.
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HURRY! THESE SPECIAL AD RATES EXPIRE 05-31-2002! ^ PAYMENT AND BOOKING AN AD: ^ All ads must be paid up front. No exceptions. ^ You may pay by credit card using PayPal by sending the money to: on the PayPal web site. You may also pay by check or money order which must be made out to: Gore Group Publications. Mail to: ^ FILM THREAT ADVERTISING ^ 5042 Wilshire Blvd. P.M.B. 1500 ^ Los Angeles, CA 90036
Please be sure to send a copy of your ad and a confirmation via e-mail to let us know that you have made your payment via PayPal or sent us your check and we will confirm the dates of your ad run. ^ Contact us with further questions and let us help you reach our vast worldwide audience of filmmakers and film fans. Additional support in the form of special placement and longer banner runs may be negotiated at reasonable rates. We know that placement on and in our newsletter has been a very effective way for independent filmmakers to get the word out about their films and film festivals to reach filmmakers. Especially when it comes to reaching other media outlets and the industry. Contact us with further questions and let us help you reach our vast worldwide audience of filmmakers and film fans. Let us know how we can help you reach your goals.
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