The other day, one of the Filmmaking Stuff readers names Jake asked the following question: “My filmmaking friend in LA told me NOT to make anything in my small town because I would just be wasting my time. He told me no one in the industry will take me seriously if I make my 1st feature outside of Hollywood. So instead of making what I CAN make right now, I’ve been working to move to LA to start doing something… My question is this: is he right?” Check out the response…
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As a filmmaker, independent film financing a major mystery. When I was starting out, I met with quite a few producers who refused to share their money secrets with me… I don’t know why they were so secretive. But it really annoyed me.
“If you want to make a living making movies, you need to realize that your library and the subsequent audience you source (over your career) are your major assets. And, as a result, your most important filmmaking focus (aside from doing good work) is to acquire and keep a customer,” he emphasizes.
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“So You Need Money To Make Your Movie?” “Discover A Simple, Step-By-Step System For Finding Investors and Getting Money To Finance Your Movie!” LA Based Indie Producer, Jason Brubaker Dear Filmmaker, As a Los Angeles based Independent Movie Producer, I have produced three features, written numerous screenplays and I have over decade experience making [...]