Proof of Concept Test
A few weeks ago I posted a blog entitled “How to make money on your indie film before it’s even shot“. I’m currently developing a skit comedy series (not to be confused with What’s Your Sign, Girl?) and I wanted to test my niche demographic via selling a t-shirt that I felt would resonate with […]
Proof of Concept Package
So what’s the most inexpensive way to do a proof of concept test? Still photography! Doing a proof of concept photo shot is one of the most affordable ways to test your film before investing thousands of dollars into a video proof of concept. It requires a minimum crew, your cast, and an enticing vision. […]
Validate Your Film!
I got a lot of questions about my proof of concept package. So I want to give a breakdown on how I am approaching it for one of the film projects I am Executive Producer on, a web series entitled, What’s Your Sign, Girl? Logline: Stella Paloma, a vibrant hopeless romantic Art Director at a […]
Is Self Distribution a Myth or the Future?
At some point you have to validate your film! You have to test your screenplay, business plan, and your vision. You will be embarking on a 2-5 year journey from script to distribution without question. Minimum! Before you mortgage your home (yes I’ve seen this happen before), get into a divorce, or put yourself and your […]
How do you make money on your indie film before it’s even shot?
Is self distribution a myth or the future? A few days ago I bought an online filmmaker course by Filmmaker MBA, the course focuses on self distribution. If you haven’t heard of these two filmmakers Keith Ochwat and Christopher Rufo, pay close attention. These two filmmakers made over $1,500,000.00 in a span of two years on their senior […]
What are the 4 Film Investor Personality Types?
How do you make money on your indie film before it’s even shot? I about to experiment with a concept I call micro promotion. Currently, I am developing an indie sketch comedy webseries for a niche demographic. Before I put all my eggs in one basket I want to test the market and see how my […]
Pitching a film investor!
What are the 4 Film Investor Personality Types? Your investors like the characters in your film have archetypes. Like a character in a film they tend to have a dominating traits about their persona. I can across this ingenious acronym from Tai Lopez, called P.A.S.E., which stands for Practical – Logisics Action – Physical Social – […]
How many times does an indie film producer hear NO???
Pitching a film investor is an art form. It’s something you cultivate with months or years of practice. It’s the equivalent of being in the zone. It’s an invitation into the world of your film and it has to be captivating. How do you condense your life’s work into 20 compelling minutes? How do you capture someones […]
What genre film are you producing?
How many times does an indie film producer hear NO??? In a day, a week, a month? Time and time again I have to remind first time filmmakers that if you don’t treat this craft, this art, “show business”, with the proper respect it will leave you in complete poverty. Your passion for filmmaker is […]
What genre film are you producing? Genre gives a great indication on what your film funding strategy should be. Each genre tends to gravitate towards one main funding option. No matter what kind of film you are producing you have to diversify your funding efforts and genre gives you a clear picture on where you should put […]