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 … [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.
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 … [Read more...]
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. I know this may sound unrelated to filmmaking. But I can tell you that success is not … [Read more...]
Crowdfunding incentives (perks/rewards) are the muscle and might behind an indie film campaign. Lately, however, I see filmmakers getting less and less creative and innovative with them, so I’m sharing Chapter Fourteen of Crowdfunding for Filmmakers … [Read more...]
One reason you aren't finding investors is because you don't know how many units you need to sell in order to breakeven. Having spent the majority of my career working in film distribution, I can tell you that the filmmakers that get the best deals … [Read more...]
As president and CEO of From the Heart Productions, Carole Lee Dean produced over 100 programs, including the popular cable program, HealthStyles, and the historical show, Filmmakers, now housed in the National Archives. As an entrepreneur she … [Read more...]