Why Film Markets & Film Festivals are more important than you think.
What films would you invest in?
Film Markets & Film Festivals are more important than you think. It can be the road to financing your independent film. During my many years of trying to make things happen, I always felt I was at a standstill when communicating via email and phone. Things got stagnate and never went anywhere outside of a […]
How do you keep momentum when you are still raising funding on your film?
What films would you invest in? Now you are putting yourself in the investors shoes. Would your decision be influenced by taste, trends, market demand, actors, production team, or vision? How important is presentation, a business plan, or pitch deck too you? This is a great time to role-play with your fellow producers and play a hypothetical scenario. How […]
Pitch Deck Course
How do you keep momentum when you are still raising funding on your film? The hard reality is that its difficult to grab anyone’s attention on your film when you barely have any assets. It’s like watching static on a TV. It’s just noise. There are no actors attached, no key crew, no development funds, or […]
The Cleaner and The Deadman International Crime Thriller
Due to the overwhelming demand of my film funding packages I am now considering doing a pitch deck course. The main product of my film funding packages are these elegant physically printed pitch decks that I make for independent filmmakers who are seeking funding on their projects. A pitch deck is a condense business plan/look […]
What’s Your Sign, Girl? Concept Art
Two weeks ago I was hired to do a film funding package for an action packed international crime thriller entitled The Cleaner and The Deadman. The film is being directed by VFX guru Jess Bryden and was filmed in Hawaii. https://www.facebook.com/thecleanerandthedeadmanfilm/ Logline: While on a global hunt for a genius drug scientist, two hit men […]
Inviting a film investor inside the world of your script
I finally got the What’s Your Sign, Girl?, concept art! I’m blown away! Encase you are new to my blog, What’s Your Sign, Girl? is a sitcom series I am developing to either produce as a web series or to pitch it to a network. It’s a cross between Man Seeking Woman and New Girl. Here […]
How much money does your film really need?
The main component of pitching is inviting a film investor inside the world of your script. When you hear a pitch you want to be transported into a world you have never witnessed or a perspective you never explored before. Not only do you have to paint a picture but your voices has to convey […]
Product Placement Breakdown
How much money does your film really need? Is it more than you think or less? Where are you really spending your money and is it justified? Most filmmakers are not line producers or unit production managers (UPM). To cut cost on hiring an experienced line producer, most first time producers make their own to film […]
Would you rather pitch an Investor or Studio?
I just got hired to do a product placement breakdown on a cool kinetic action film. It is an assessment of every possible item, prop, wardrobe, vehicle, location, set dressing, you can think of in the script so we can approach companies, brands, and entrepreneurs for integrated product placement. With integrated product placement you can […]
Would you rather pitch an investor or studio? There has never been a time where video content is in such demand. If there is one thing the internet revealed was the power of a solid niche audience. There is a feeding frenzy for original content. So whether you are a film producer, director, screenwriter, or an […]