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
securities and exchange commission
Securities and Exchange Commission Image via Wikipedia Have you heard of people going out to the stock exchange and buying shares of stock? Have you heard about an IPO, which is an Initial Public Offering? Both examples revolve around the public side of investing. If you're a well established … [Read more...] about SEC, IPO, Filmmaking and Movie Investors
DO NOT advertise your film investment on Craig’s list or the newspaper. By definition, if you are asking the general public for investment dollars, you are no longer private, you're public. Be very careful. The Securities and Exchange Commission is very specific about how you present a private … [Read more...] about How not to find investors for your movie.