If you want to know how to make your own film, aside from the technical stuff, the biggest lesson you have to learn is obvious…
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.
Wondering how to sell your movie idea? In this filmmaking article, producer Jason Brubaker shares 3 tips on how to sell your movie idea.
Assuming you have met with a lawyer and figured out a way to protect yourself legally – If you aren’t afraid to hear the word “NO,” then what is stopping you from setting up a meeting and presenting your ideas to prospective investors? It doesn’t always mean you’ll get the money (if it were easy, everybody would be doing it.) – but it does mean that every NO is one no closer to YES!
Looking for movie money? Don’t live in LA? In this filmmaking article, we explore simple tactics and strategies for finding people who invest in movies.
Creating an independent film budget requires that you get very creative. Unlike studio productions, as an independent filmmaker, you have limited resources. After taking a weekend to break the screenplay into a schedule and a budget, you’ll quickly find the gap between the money you have and the money you need. If this is you, […]
When comes time to pitch your film idea, most industry pros agree you’ll need a killer script, a realistic budget, and a cast and crew that fits the project. In fact, these are all elements that you deal with before you’re in front of a prospective investor. But what happens when you actually get face to […]