Scheduling & Budgeting for Films

Movies live and die by their budgets. Once a screenplay is brought into development, whether it gets greenlit or not is all about money. Every line written into a script affects the cost of the film: locations, wardrobe, cast size, extras, set design, etc. Determining a film’s budget starts with the words on the page. Budget cuts start there. After the script is tight, then scheduling and budgeting software helps a producer determine the final film budget.

What Goes Into An Indie Film Proposal?

Based on your hit list targets and call to action goals, your package may or may not include all of the following material (you may not even have or have a clue to some of it - but it's a living, breathing, evolving document - part of the process is doing...

BALLS OF STEEL: The Passion of a Huston

If you have the name “Huston," any door in the film industry will fly open… or will it? We're sure you’ve heard the myth a million times: It’s not what you know; it’s who you know. Pull up a bar stool while Jeanne Veillette Bowerman blasts that myth out of the...