In our filmmaker mastermind, we talk a lot about how to overcome filmmaking rejection. It's easy at times to feel like a failed pitch is the end of … [Read more...] about How To Deal With Filmmaking Rejection (Like A Pro)
Film financing and financing movies for independent filmmakers is one of the most challenging aspects of the movie making process. You can have the greatest screenplay, the most talented cast and stellar movie locations – but without movie money, you are just another would-be filmmaker with a dream and a passion. The film finance articles at Filmmaking Stuff provide tips on how to view independent filmmaking as a business.
One major film funding tool is a film business plan. This document outlines the plan for how you'll produce and sell your film. It's the confidential … [Read more...] about The Minimalist Guide To Writing A Film Business Plan
Pitching film projects, in itself, an art form. I have taught entire seminars on pitching and there is always room for improvement. The pitch may be … [Read more...] about The Top 3 Mistakes Filmmakers Make When Pitching Film Projects
My name is Gordon Firemark. I'm an entertainment attorney based in Los Angeles. Over the past few months, I have had several conversations with … [Read more...] about Do You Hire An Independent Contractor Or Employee (For Your Film)
Prepping your film may be the most essential part of film funding. It's one of the first steps in creating leverage and if done correctly, it could … [Read more...] about Why Prepping Your Film May Be the Most Essential Part of Film Funding
I remember meeting this Producer for lunch in the early 2000s. He was a complete phony, and he loved to posture and threaten people and try to give … [Read more...] about How To Make Your Own Film