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 […]
How Your Personality Type Affects your Film Funding Goals.
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 […]
Vision Boards for Filmmakers
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 […]
Why isn’t anybody reading my screenplay?
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 […]
Top 5 items to have in your Film Funding Package
Why isn’t anybody reading my screenplay? What can be more depressing than having your screenplay gather dust. You have sent it to friends, family, colleagues, and film industry professionals. Nada… Silence is worst than having a bad script coverage report. You begin to doubt the efforts you put into your screenplay. What if the presentation […]
Why Film Markets & Film Festivals are more important than you think.
What are the 5 essential items you must have in your film funding package? Presentation is everything when pitching to investors. Whether it’s getting development funds, investments, or pitching to a studio! You have to have material that you can create in stages to start raising funds. Pre-Development, Development, and then Production funds. Here is […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]