Future filmmaking BOOK Coming Soon!

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For those of you following filmmaking stuff, you know that I have been working on an awesome and comprehensive filmmaking book for quite some time. I am pleased to announce that the filmmaking book is almost complete. (Update – the book is complete and available here.) One of the biggest challenges I had was coming […]

Final Sundance Recap

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If you were one of the readers of Filmmaking Stuff who got to meet me at Sundance, you know that the Sundance Film Festival was a blast. Snow. Cold. Wet feet – And a gazillion filmmakers all trudging through the elements to just be part of the action…

Back From Sundance

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I’m back from Sundance. This was one of those trips that you don’t plan. But when you get a call from the Utah asking…

Crowdfunding Movies

Filmmakers seeking money for movies have been jumping onto the various crowdfunding platforms to seek sponsorship monies. And if you’ve been following the trends, you know that crowfunding is becoming an increasingly viable way for filmmakers to raise money…

Untapped Crowdfunding Site For Filmmakers

As a filmmaker, one of the challenges you face is how to finance a film. When I was starting out, things were much different. Back then, if you wanted to finance a movie, you had to cross your fingers and wait for the gods to grant you permission…

Crowdfunding and Independent Movie Distribution

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A few weeks back I gave a talk and was surprised that many of the filmmakers in attendance had never heard of crowdfunding. If you are one of those filmmakers, crowdfunding provides you with a “many to one” model. On the following sites, you create a campaign and then reach out to your network and ask for donations.

Crowdfunding To Source An Audience for Your Filmmaking

Your filmmaking crowdfunding campaign will allow you to raise money – but as an important ancillary benefit, your campaign will also allow you test your movie concept with a built in, responsive focus group. Assuming you reach your funding goal, you will not only generate your initial buzz…