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...

SELF DISTRIBUTION “FOUR WALL” for INDIE FILMS – BASICS

Self Distribution basics…. And these are only basics. Self distribution, or called in the film industry "four walling", is a good way to go if you have time and enough money to push your product. The good news a bout four walling is that you get to keep the profits, all of them. The bad news is it takes a huge amount of time and not a small amount of money to successfully "f...

How to calculate Returns for your next film

FILM FINANCING FOR INDEPENDENT FILMS – How to Calculate Potential ROI Funding sources like to see that you’ve done your homework. I was asked to help a friend do an analysis on their film project potential revenue. I do this for a living, but since it was a friend I agreed to do it in exchange for posting the case study here. ARE YOU TRYING TO FIGURE OUT HOW TO D...