If you're looking to meet with film investors, you're not alone. Go to any film festival and you will see dozens of other filmmakers looking for someone who can write big fat checks. The challenge is, most prospective investors don't walk around with t-shirts advertising their net-worth. Even if … [Read more...] about How To Meet With Film Investors Without Looking Like An Amateur
If you're looking for independent film financing, take a number. Every filmmaker on earth wants an easy solution for finding the money. It's a BIG challenge. Even guys like Tom Malloy (who's raised over 25M to produce his own movies) would agree that there is no easy solution to independent film … [Read more...] about The Smart Filmmaker’s Guide To Independent Film Financing
For most filmmakers, independent film financing is a mystery. When I was starting out, I met with a nearly a dozen "producers" who refused to share their independent film financing secrets with me… I don’t know why they were so secretive. But it really annoyed me. Then there were other “experts” … [Read more...] about The Friendly Filmmakers Guide to Independent Film Financing
Should filmmakers move to Hollywood? That's the question I asked myself as I packed everything I could into my car. I had spent the previous year grinding towards filmmaking success in New York City, while sleeping on an inflatable air mattress. And after burning through my bank account, I was … [Read more...] about Question: Should Filmmakers Move To Hollywood?
For many filmmakers, running a crowdfunding campaign has become an essential phase of the film financing process. A few days ago, Filmmaker Rory Delaney reached out about his second feature documentary, Kentucky Rivalry: Red V. Blue. Jason Brubaker Tell us about your latest project and … [Read more...] about Crowdfunding Kentucky Rivalry: Red V. Blue