For most filmmakers, independent film financing is a mystery. When I was starting out, I met with a nearly a dozen "producers" who refused to share their independent film financing secrets with me… I don’t know why they were so secretive. But it really annoyed me. Then there were other “experts” … [Read more...]
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.
If I could go back and talk to myself ten years ago... And if I could only share one filmmaking success tip, what would I say? In two words: Cold Calling. The Secret To Filmmaking Success I know this may sound unrelated to filmmaking. But I can tell you that success is not created in a vacuum. … [Read more...]
Are you looking to find film funding? You're not alone. One of the most challenging aspects of film funding is getting investors to take you seriously. The reason you're having trouble finding film funding, is because the risk of funding your movie far outweighs the reward. You need to change … [Read more...]
If you want to sell your movie idea and actually get your movie made, you need to stop procrastinating and take action. To do this, start the process by breaking your BIG filmmaking project into small, manageable chunks. How do YOU plan on taking your movie project from script to screen? Do … [Read more...]
Wanna make movies? Then get debt free. Having debt kills your filmmaking dreams dead. And while you may not think about it, learning how to manage money is one of the most important traits of a successful, independent filmmaker. A lot of filmmakers get into debt because they are focused on a BIG … [Read more...]