One big question asked in the indie film community is this: Should filmmakers move to Hollywood? Take a quick sec to read this filmmaker’s response.
One of the toughest challenges you have is getting money to make your movie. Part of why this is challenging is because you have no idea how you are going to sell your movie. Without a clear plan on how you will market and sell your movie, you do not have a business – you have a hobby.
In the past, filmmakers made a movie, got lucky and ended up with a BIG paycheck with incremental increases on the back end. These days filmmakers need to think about their movies in ways akin to how traditional investors think about dividends from bonds – once you make the investment, it’s a long term game!
If you ever wondered how to get money to make your movie, you’re not alone. As filmmakers, many of us would rather focus on our filmmaking – And if we had it our way, we would save the go-get-movie-money for a producer.
If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to finance and sell your movie… Then your guess is as good as the studio’s guess. Micro-budget movies are changing the landscape. In this article Jason Brubaker discusses some things filmmakers can expect when it comes time to sell your movie…