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 […]
How Your Personality Type Affects your Film Funding Goals.
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 […]
How is your personality type affecting your funding goals? And what adjustments and partnerships do you need to create to become successful? Most of us seem to fall under 4 main categories. Action – Natural Salesperson, Go getter, Closer Emotional – Creative, Introspective, Bonding, Inspired Practical – Logistics, proof, evidence, planning Social – Master of […]
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, […]
Vision Boards for Filmmakers
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 […]
After the script is done you quickly want to convey your script visually. Before the pitch deck, look book, concept art, or storyboards you can start of with a vision board. Regardless if you are the producer, director, or screenwriter its great to have a visual reference you can share with colleagues and use as […]
Producer and Director Partnership
I’m currently having technical difficulties with my email subscription provider. Please stand by as I look for a solution. I hope to resolve it by the end of the week. In the mean time what is everyone currently producing? Are you working on funding a feature film, documentary, or short film? Would love to talk […]
Who else should you follow in the film industry?
A producer and director partnership can be both creatively fulfilling and frustrating. You have two masters of their field who speak totally different languages and perspectives. If mutual respect is created in the beginning and each expresses what their standards and expectations are, you both can avoid countless headaches and arguments. You have the director that sees the film in a […]
When do you cut your loses when developing an indie film?
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. […]
When do you cut your loses when developing an indie film? There is no question that when you produce an indie film you are in it for the long haul. It takes years to write, develop, produce, shoot, edit, and distribute an independent film. The average independent film takes between 3-5 years from inception to […]