Writing films are flights of fancy with no limitations. Producing require lots of logistics. It may seem dichotomous, but Christopher Schiller explains how budget and story can both be served.
Dan Goforth discusses funding your film and interviews Seed&Spark's Julie Keck who explains the intricacies of crowdfunding.
With an entrepreneurial mindset and a little research, Marty Lang explains how you can find opportunities to bring your work to life as an international co-production.
As you create your next script, Marty Lang suggests thinking like a production manager may help it stand out among the pack.
Jason Buff suggests if you want to sell your low-budget indie film, don't do it by writing the script first. He's got 5 great steps to take to help you find funding and distribution early in the game.
Christopher Schiller discusses the legal and business-oriented aspects of crowdfunding fulfillment.
Paul Peditto discusses the making of his film 'Jane Doe,' starring Calista Flockhart.
Paul Peditto describes how he raised $25,000 on Kickstarter, sharing his strategy for getting your own Kickstarter project funded.
A buddy of mine, journalist and screenwriter Jeremy Burgess, recently co-wrote his first short film for production, Dead Saturday. He already had a director involved, they’d scouted out shooting locations, and they were looking to yell, “Action!” as soon as possible. Of course, there were some things they still needed… Like a lead actor… Generally, this would be where...
Following the great suggestions made by many of the columnists here, you may be considering writing and producing your own short or feature. Even calling on every favor and friend you have, there will likely still be a need for extra funding to complete the project. Many approaches are available to fill those gaps....