Best Independent Film Websites
These are FilmProposals top picks for the best Film Websites to help you find Investors for your Independent Movie, Film Financing Companies and Independent Film Funding.
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San Francisco Film Society
Dedicated to supporting emerging and established filmmakers. The fiscal sponsorship program is designed to help you through the process of getting your film funded, made and seen.
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Baseline Studio Systems
The world’s preeminent provider of film and television information.
HCD BlueBook Production Directory - Free Download
Comprehensive directory for professionals in the production and post-production industries. The 2009 edition offers current contact information needed to produce a film, TV program, commercial, or music video.
The Writer's Store
The best selection of all books, software, seminars and tools for Screenwriting, Creative Writing, Scripts, Movie Making & Filmmaking
Film Lawyers and Attorneys
Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Educates individual artists, arts professionals within arts and cultural institutions, attorneys, students and the general public about legal and business issues that affect artistic and creative endeavors.
The Film Law
Specializes in the area of indie film development, production, distribution and finance.
Independent Film Funding and Film Making
One of the oldest and most thorough filmmaking resources on the Internet. The site provides reference and a community for new and independent filmmakers around the world.
A great resource for newbies, this site is geared primarily toward inspiring and helping first-time documentary filmmakers -- everything from generating documentary ideas to getting the film distributed.
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Founded by former Foreign Sales Agent, Stacey Parks, FilmSpecific has a comprehensive site with training, tools, and resources designed to get your completed independent film distributed or new film project off the ground. Some of the site is membership only, but there are a lot of free resources.
Film Artist Network
Worldwide nonprofit organization involved in every aspect of the film making process.
Film Industry Network
Site dedicated to help media professionals connect with each other from around the world.
Wikipedia: Film Financing
Free resource discussing a variety of financing options.
Film Finance at Ask.com
Additional Film Financing Options.
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Film Industry Coupons
Check out FilmProposals top picks for dozens of industry film coupons, steals and deals around the globe. Recent film industry discounts have included complimentary tickets to a Hollywood red carpet premiere, cheap tickets to a NYC TV series premiere, half off movie and theater tickets, half off "Working as a Film Extra" Book, over 60% off Movie Magic Scheduling software, camera and electronics discounts and dozens more.
Margaret Herrick Library – Oscars
In Los Angeles, The Margaret Herrick Library, at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, contains one of the world's most extensive and comprehensive research collections on motion pictures, The library holds more than 32,000 books; 2,400 periodical titles; 80,000 screenplays; 300,000 clipping files; 35,000 posters; pressbooks, sheet music and scores, and so much more!
Independent Film Proposal and Financing Manual
Learn how to write a business plan, the definition of a business plan and creative ways to finance your film. Pair this Manual with our Financial Template and Business Plan Template for the ultimate Movie Making package.
Film Financial Projections Template
Show film investors why they should fund your movie with our Financial Template. Analyze your film, movie production costs and add financials directly into your Business Plan for Independent Film.
Business Plan Template for Independent Film
Our Business Plan Template is fully formatted with eight chapters and twenty three pages of sample text. Easily use this business plan example and customize it to your project.
Free Newsletter - Movie Cents
Movie Cents brings you information on Film Financing news, Film Making Tips, Monthly Specials, Film Contests and Prizes, Film Investors and our Independent Film of the Month. Subscribe free and receive a Business Plan Checklist as our gift.
How to Make a Movie
Our 15 minute program provides you the basics on How to Make a Movie. We've condensed the nuts and bolts for you and provided some of the best material on how to make your first film.
Find Film Investors
Film Investors do exist! Find out where they are and exactly what they want to hear from you.
The huge advantage to film grants is you do not have to reimburse the funds, unlike investors, who require their money back, plus a return on their investment.
Showcase Your Free Movie Trailer
Join our Independent Film Showcase and develop an online presence for your film in a few minutes - for FREE!!! Show the world your Independent Film and impress potential investors with more than just your logline.
Online Film School
Online Film School is one of the easiest and least expensive ways to learn the basics of film making. As a film maker, you have numerous education options. Make sure to get the Online Film School facts.
Indie Film Distributors
Indie film distributors look for one thing only when they evaluate Indie Films - "Will this film be profitable for us?"
Free Film Downloads and Samples
Many free film tools and samples exist across the internet and here is a great starter list for the Independent Filmmaker.
Recommended Film Financing and Business Plan Guides
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Best Independent Film Websites
FilmProposals top picks for the best Film Websites and Resources to help you find Investors for your Independent Movie, Film Financing Companies and Independent Film Funding.
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