How To Finance Movies With VOD Sales Projections

VOD Sales Projections

Do you know the most popular question filmmakers ask me? I’ll give you a hint. It has to do with video on demand. Ready. . . Without too much variation, the most popular question is: “Can you provide some VOD sales projections?” I understand the motive behind this question. Believe me, I do. You’re a filmmaker. You either made an awesome movie and you’re … [Read more...]

How To Overcome Your Indie Filmmaking Challenges

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Over the past year, we have seen a lot of developments in the indie filmmaking space. New technology coupled with non-discriminatory distribution has enabled many would-be filmmakers to finally get a feature made and distributed. While most of us in the indie filmmaking community welcome these changes - The downside to these innovations is the market is now saturated with … [Read more...]

Modern Moviemaking Manifesto

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I am going to share the Modern Moviemaking Manifesto with you. After this, you're going to know yourself a little better as a filmmaker. And to get the ball rolling, I have a question for you: What's the biggest filmmaking failure you must avoid? Ok, this is gonna sound obvious... But the answer is: Making a movie NOBODY CARES about! (Which is sort of the same as making … [Read more...]

How To Create a Final Movie Budget

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One of the most essential steps in the filmmaking process is to create a final movie budget. Your movie budget will outline the size of your movie and dictate how each dollar will be spent. From this information, you can finalize your business plan, raise money, hire cast and crew, make a movie - and hopefully have enough money left over for marketing, sales and … [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...]