A book video is an engaging way to pique the interest of booklovers on the web. They are an excellent addition to
your marketing campaign and can help your book stand out in the online marketplace.
By posting your video on social media sites and your personal websites, you can reach a wide audience of online
video viewers and attract potential readers. Video marketing helps you engage your audience on a level they
Our Standard Book Video service includes the following features:
- Creation of a custom-made video book video, approximately 45 to 60 seconds in length
- Storytelling through text and 2-D graphics and image
- Distribution of your video to YouTube to enhance exposure and help generate interest in your book
- Web streaming capability and high-quality video downloads
- Review of your video for TV and film consideration first by 5 More Minutes. Once 5 More Minutes has responded to
your video, it will be reviewed to see if it would fit with the production's themes
You will own all the rights to your book video and will be provided with the final video file to share with
readers, friends, and family and include in your marketing materials.
Revisions: You will be able to make one round of revisions to your video at no additional cost. Any
additional rounds of revisions will cost $500 for the Standard Book Video. Acceptable changes include:
- Simple text changes
- Changes in font size
- Corrections or additions to book and author information
- Changes to audio levels
- Image changes (if you provided your own or you feel an image is offensive)
Once your video is completed, it will be considered for TV or movie adaption first by 5 More Minutes.
If 5 More Minutes is interested in working with you, they will directly contact you to explain their plan of action
to gauge your interest.
If, after reviewing your video, 5 More Minutes decides not to engage with your concept, it will then be entered into
our Hollywood Database, where registered entertainment professionals can browse and search for new material to adapt
into feature films and television series.
About 5 More Minutes
5 More Minutes is a full-service production shingle run by veteran Hollywood executive John Sacchi. Sacchi has
spent over two decades in the entertainment industry. Before founding 5 More Minutes, Sacchi spent 15 years as a
senior production and development executive at Lionsgate Films where he oversaw films including Confidence,
Employee of the Month, They Came Together, My Bloody Valentine, The Possession, Killers, The Last Stand, Addicted,
Conan the Barbarian, Punisher, My Best Friend’s Girl, Pride, and Akeelah and the Bee. Some of
the current projects 5 More Minutes is developing include an English language remake of Instructions Not Included,
directed by Anne Fletcher for Lionsgate; Vanish Man directed by Lee Toland Krieger and co-produced for 21 Laps and
Lionsgate; Dork Diaries, which is based on the New York Times best selling children's book series and
produced for Lionsgate; and the New York Times best selling author Michael Gross's Rogues' Gallery, which is being produced for
What You Need to Know
Marketing your book is essential for its overall success. Please allow four to five weeks for production and