Before you seek out independent film investors to help you realize your filmmaking goals, you need to do your homework. The following film producer suggestions provide basic action steps. But before we get started, a little disclosure:
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.
For Los Angeles based fimmakers looking to take their show to business, I recommend checking out the next Norman Berns workshop. In this full-day, hands-on instruction, you will gain experience on scheduling, budgeting, business plans, ptiching, fundraising and distribution.