Posts Tagged ‘Funding

10 Tips on Indie Distribution, Funding, Casting

Good tips from the BNA Atlas International Film & TV Finance Summit. Like this one: Jodi Peikoff, also an entertainment attorney, represents clients like Michael C. Hall. Using Hall as an example, Peikoff explained that he has no shortage of offers to play gay characters or serial killers, given his roles on Six Feet Under […]

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Variety: Film Financiers can’t be bothered with small projects

Indies go hang. We need international star appeal.  You know, like Hollywood movies! Link: Film Finance Forum: Challenge for indies – – Variety.

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BusinessWeek recommends Kickstarter for Indie Film Financing

One film raised $345,000 on Kickstarter, a new record. Why not use this? Kickstarter: Financing Small Movies Online

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Top 5 Ways to Fail at Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding needs to be a blitz with a shorter, intense effort. Followed, hopefully, by leaving fundraising mode and getting to work! Link: Top 5 Ways to Fail at Crowdfunding.

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Should Your Independent Film Incorporate Organize as an LLC? – NoFilmSchool

The answer is never as straightforward as it seems.  Be sure to read the comments below the article. Should Your Independent Film Incorporate Organize as an LLC?

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What about Foreign Sales?

Good primer on selling to overseas territories and where to learn more. Link: Film Threat.

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Crowdfunding: All Hype?

Angelo Bell objectively looks at his experiences and those of his friends on “Crowdsourcing and Crowdfunding”. I think he pretty much nails it. Hint: Take hope, it might work for you. Crowdfunding & Crowdsourcing: Don’t Believe the Hype – Associated Content

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Indie Films on Economy’s Cutting Room Floor

Pronouncements from a Film Crew Bootcamp. “You will see less and less indie film,” Ryan said. “The ones that get made will get made by people who are disconnected from the industry. They are crazy people. They value art over commerce. They really believe in it. But they won’t be experienced people.” via Memphis Daily […]

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80K Budget Indie tries Financing With Product Placements

And it’s on the local level, too! Filmmaker gives companies a shot at stardom : Local Business : The Buffalo News.

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