What’s Your Sign, Girl? Concept Art
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 […]
Film Budget: 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
When making a film budget 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]