Who else should you follow in the film industry?

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. […]

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Delegating your producer team

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 […]

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Proof of Concept Test

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. […]

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Producing in the 21st Century

Producing in the 21st century is a bit of an anomaly.  What I have fought for in the last 20 years no longer seems relevant. Shooting on 35mm, getting a theatrical release, and being accepted to some prestigious film festivals. You spend a whole career wondering if you are ever going to make a mark […]

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Did Filmmakers Miss the Digital Revolution?

Did filmmakers miss the digital revolution? There is a new generation of entrepreneurs making a substantial living out of their craft by teaching, offering products, services, and art work. There are countless authors, teachers, gurus, consultants, artists, making 5 to 6 figures every quarter through their own work but a filmmaker can’t even sell a 1,000 […]

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Producer Screenplay Coverage

PRODUCER SCRIPT COVERAGE How much is your screenplay worth? What potential monetary value does it have? Everyone is familiar with Script Coverage, which is an assessment  of your writing skills, characters, arcs, scope, rating system and structure.  It’s an educated opinion from an establish screenwriter or script reader. Script Coverage covers the artistic aspect of […]

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Pitch Decks

Pitch Decks are revolutionizing how indie filmmakers are getting investments, contributions, grants, distribution, and collaborations. What is a pitch deck? It’s a physical printed brochure with a compressed business plan/look-book. They give your prospects the financial and artistic highlights. It’s a powerful presentation tool that leaves them asking for more. This is your first impression […]

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