Film Financing

Film financing and financing movies for independent filmmakers is one of the most challenging aspects of the movie making process. You can have the greatest screenplay, the most talented cast and stellar movie locations – but without movie money, you are just another would-be filmmaker with a dream and a passion. The film finance articles at Filmmaking Stuff provide tips on how to view independent filmmaking as a business.

How To Sell Your Movie Idea

Sell Your Movie Idea

Wondering how to sell your movie idea? In this filmmaking article, producer Jason Brubaker shares 3 tips on how to sell your movie idea.

How To Find Movie Investors

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Every business has a sales cycle. This is no different for the independent filmmaking business. Having a long term perspective and patience is essential. The trouble is, as an ambitious filmmaker…

Do You Invest In Movies?

Do You Invest In Movies

Do You Invest In Movies? That is the question. The problem is, most filmmakers are having trouble finding people who actually invest in movies. Find out why…

You Are the 30% – How to Set Your Crowdfunding Goal

JOHN T. TRIGONIS

One of the more difficult things in crowdfunding seems to be choosing the right crowdufing goal amount for your project. For me, it’s all about what you can commit to raise, but not everybody subscribes to that (yet). You Are the 30% –– How to Set Your Crowdfunding Goal So, I’ll give you two very […]

How To Finance Movies With VOD Sales Projections

VOD Sales Projections

Because distribution was once discriminatory, many first time independent feature filmmakers had to hold their breath in hopes their movies would get into a film festival, buil buzz, and (hopefully) garner a great distribution deal, complete with a cash advance. But that is an outdated model.

Secret Film Investing Club

Cut Your Movie Budget

In this week’s filmmaking question, a reader asks the following about investing in a webseries. Question: I’m doing a webseries and I am distributing to YouTube and iTunes so far. I’m not launching till at least Feb when everything is done. I am doing this out of pocket and need funding. I don’t have wealthy […]