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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So you want to Produce a feature film… Do you have the skill set?

Do you really know the skill set? FIRST and FOREMOST: You need to be a Project Manager. A Project Manager is someone who is responsible for planning, execution, completing, and delivering a Project… on BUDGET and on TIME. It’s ALL your fault and ALL your responsibility. Along with this you need to be good at Financial Planning and Financial management. You need to be able to w...
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Budgeting for your first endeavor into film writing for and roughing out your BUDGET for a low/no budget project.

Budgeting for your first endeavor into film writing for and roughing out your BUDGET for a low/no budget project. Step 1: what can you afford to spend. got a number in mind? A number you can really pull together? good. lets assume you are a first time film maker ( you wouldn't be reading this if you know how to budget )... There is a lot to putting a REAL budget together, bu...
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So you want to be a Producer…. Do you really know the skill set?

So you want to be a Producer.... Do you really know the skill set?  producing So you want to be a Producer.... Do you really know the skill set? I was asked by a young budding Film Maker what she needed to do to be a Producer. So here's what I suggested... You need the following tool set to be a good producer: FIRST and FOREMOST: You need to be a Project Manager. A Pr...
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We support Federal 181 and NY State Tax credits for Post Production along with MADE IN NY discounts

NEW YORK Production and Post Production TAX CREDITS up in 2013 If you do post with me you are eligible for tax credits and "Made in NY" discounts. New York state increased the Empire State film post-production tax credit from 10 percent to 30 percent (for post-production facilities in New York City or Dutchess, Nassau, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Suffolk and Westchester cou...
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I’m happy to chat about your project – email me at geo at georgiahilton.com

Here are some additional Links about me and my work My Site       http://www.georgiahilton.com Film Doctors      http://www.filmdoctors.com Hilton Media Management   http://www.hiltonmediamanagement.com HMM Production Company    http://www.hmmproductions.com HMM Location Truck    http://www.editingtruck.com Stage 32        http://www.stage32.com/profile/6569/geo...
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