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 isn’t anybody reading my screenplay?
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 […]
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 […]
What films would you invest in?
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 […]
How do you keep momentum when you are still raising funding on your film?
What films would you invest in? Now you are putting yourself in the investors shoes. Would your decision be influenced by taste, trends, market demand, actors, production team, or vision? How important is presentation, a business plan, or pitch deck too you? This is a great time to role-play with your fellow producers and play a hypothetical scenario. How […]
Pitch Deck Course
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 […]
Inviting a film investor inside the world of your script
Due to the overwhelming demand of my film funding packages I am now considering doing a pitch deck course. The main product of my film funding packages are these elegant physically printed pitch decks that I make for independent filmmakers who are seeking funding on their projects. A pitch deck is a condense business plan/look […]
Would you rather pitch an Investor or Studio?
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 […]
Validate Your Film!
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 […]
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 […]