Best Film Producer Books
Interview with indie film distribution Producer Rep. Ben Yennie
What are the best books that every film producer should have? I measure a book on two major things. 1. Did it teach me a skill that I can implement immediately. 2. Did it motivate me to take action. It is as simple as that. When it comes to being a film producer and raising […]
Pitching Guru Squeaky Moore
Producer Rep. Ben Yennie Replay interview with our special guest Producer Rep. Ben Yennie from the Producer Foundry, as we discuss the importance of having a distribution strategy to secure funding. Ben is the writer of The Guerrilla Rep: American Film Market Distribution Success on No Budget. A must for any serious filmmaker. http://a.co/3Yr2lbe Join the conversation on […]
Video Broadcast Interview with pitching guru Squeaky Moore, where she shares her tips, advice, and insight into pitching to studios & networks. She is also currently promoting her new book #100 Pitches: Mistakes I’ve made so you don’t have to. You can get the first two chapters buy signing up to her newsletter. To […]
Film Funding: Development Funds Checklist
As the hours are counting down for 2017 I want you to make a commitment no matter what to shoot your film in 2018! As a loyal members I wanted to share my Development Fund Checklist! The journey from script to distribution is not for the faint of heart. You have to let your passions overpower your fears, […]
Why Film Markets & Film Festivals are more important than you think.
Film Funding is an intense journey and the development stage is probably the most important phase of your independent film. It is the fuel that gives your film energy, focus, and validation. By signing up to our newsletter you can get a free PDF copy of our Development Fund Checklist. Film Funding is strategic and you need […]
Who else should you follow in the film industry?
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 […]
Delegating your producer team
Who else should you follow in the film industry? There are hundreds of filmmakers, producers, and screenwriters who share their insights, blogs, podcast, cases studies, and experience on social media. Each one of them focusing on a certain area of indie film. Some focus on producing, distribution, filmmaking in general, marketing, and others on self distribution. […]
How do you keep momentum when you are still raising funding on your film?
Delegating your producer team is going to be one of the most important things you need to master to fund your indie film. Each member of your producer team is going to have their strengths and weakness. It’s a daunting task for one person to carry the load of funding a film. If you want to […]
Proof of Concept Test
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 […]
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. […]