Quick budget reference for a back-into lo/no budget indie film project.

here ya go... I made you a quick reference reality check back-into-it from how much you can raise budget document for Indie feature film work. The numbers will show you what you'll end up having for various "buckets" for your project and how small they get and what you really need based on reality... Its a decent example for you to start your budget efforts.... Georgias back...
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Are you making an Indie feature and planning on distribution? Quality Control and passing with your project. What do I need for my file to pass QC

Are you making an Indie feature and planning on distribution? Quality Control and passing with your project. What do I need for my file to pass QC Did you ever wonder what QC really means and how it affects you and your project? To start with you film might look great but when the QC people at the distributor or network take a look things can change in an instant. The first th...
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Budgeting for a low budget Feature? read this.

A friend posted: How do I create a budget for a low/no budget flick...for a low/no budget indie: 10 or so crew, from DP to grip, $50 to $500 / day... depending on how many and how close film crew friends you may have and how hungry they are, and willing to work on a "freebe". So plan on between $500 to $5000 / day for 10 low/no budget crew... then add $15 to $25/day/head for fo...
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you wrote a script… are you therefore the person to direct it ?

Do you really think that just because you can write a script means you can direct a movie ??? Sorry.. but you're dead wrong. A good director can see the entire story in their head, and know where to cut, rework, modify, and simply dump material and story to get a solid commercial film made on budget and on time based on a brilliant script. They need to know how everything works...
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Planning on Funding your first time feature film…

Getting your Film funded.... There are lots of ways to get funding: 1. Spend your own money. 2. Spend your friends and families money. 3. go out to crowd funding and piss off your friends and family by constantly begging for money. 4. Borrow the money from a bank. 5. max out your credit cards (very stupid idea and yes I have first hand knowledge of a friend who went bankrupt...
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Producer MUST READ – Theatrical Market Statistics 2013

Here are some movie statistics:Global box office for all films released in each country around the world reached $35.9 billion in 2013, up 4% over 2012’s total, due to increases in international ($25.0 billion) and U.S./Canada ($10.9 billion) box office. All international regions experienced growth in 2013. Chinese box office ($3.6 billion) grew by 27% in 2013, becoming the...
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