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How To Get Funding For Your Movie This Year

You’re not alone if you want to get funding for your movie. I have raised over 25 Million dollars to produce multiple feature films. And through this experience, I have learned that there is one thing you can do to make the movie funding process easier. You need to create “leverage.” Leverage is a powerful … Read More

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How To Write A Screenplay First Draft Like A Boss

What is the REAL first draft of your screenplay? A big mistake many new screenwriters make is thinking the first draft is the final draft. It sounds silly, but many first-time writers make it to 90 or 120 pages and say to themselves: “My screenplay is ready to be produced!” No. Your screenplay is not … Read More

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Theatrical Distribution: Five Lessons For Indie Filmmakers

Theatrical distribution is a lofty goal for many filmmakers. You compete with major studios for movie screens. Marketing and promotion are expensive and time-consuming. And if your movie doesn’t make money in the first few days, the theater will drop you. Despite these challenges, I was happy when my movie, “Ask Me to Dance,” was … Read More