How To Make People Line Up And Beg To Invest In Movies

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Do You Invest In Movies? That is the question. And here's the thing... People who invest in movies aren't necessary eager to hear unsolicited pitches from uninformed, inexperienced filmmakers.  The reason for this should be obvious. But just in case you need some clarification, investing is a business. People who invest in anything do so because they think the reward will … [Read more...]

The Secret of Pitching to Film Investors (Shhhh. Don’t tell.)

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I'm going to reveal some secrets for pitching to film investors. But before I do, I want you to know something. There is NO magic secret for pitching to film investors. The process of finding and pitching to film investors is not nearly as complicated as many people would like you to believe. Pitching to film investors is a numbers game. The more people you talk to, the … [Read more...]

Private Film Investors

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So you're trying to woo some private film investors? Maybe you are gaining traction and you feel a deal a close - yet despite the great conversations, something feels elusive - the money! As a filmmaker, know this. It does not matter how much you want to make a movie. Prospective investors do not care. What they care about is how your movie will benefit them.  If you find … [Read more...]

Meet Prospective Film Investors

One of the toughest parts of getting business minded prospective investors to take you seriously is distribution. Like it or not, your film distribution strategy has a ripple effect on all other aspects of your movie production, including film finance. If you can not create a marketing, sales and distribution plan for your movie (that you control), your project becomes very … [Read more...]

Independent Film Financing

Today, I'm going to offer yet another bit of perspective on the whole question of how to raise money for movies. As you may or may not know, independent film funding can be a little overwhelming. If you've ever dabbled in the business side of making a movie, you know what I mean. The first time I heard people talk about writing a business plan or offering a private placement … [Read more...]