How to Make a Movie FREE Mini Course | Film Producing 101

How to Make a Movie

Mini Course - Film Producing 101

You could spend months reading all the information about how to make a movie. We recommend you learn as much as time allows, but in the interest of condensing the nuts and bolts, check out our FREE Movie Making Mini Course.

The following series, hosted by Scott Dupont and Expert Village, from their Film Producing 101 series, are short and easy to follow.


How to Start in the Film Business

How to Start in the Film Business

How to start in the film business offers new filmmakers a great way to easily begin their filmmaking careers. Learn from the pros and reduce your risk of error by following the sound business advice given at: How to Start in the Film Business

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Prepare your First Film Budget

First Film Budget

Your First Film Budget, part of our "How to Make a Movie" mini course, covers small and micro cap film budgets, costs of talent and crew, film bank accounts and how to handle your film money. When preparing for film investors, it is vital you show you know to manage money.

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Finding Film Investors

Finding Film Investors

Finding film investors is probably one of the most common questions asked by every filmmaker. Learn how to find and approach film investors, key information you need to disclose to them and how to convey their payback and return on investment in a way that sets you up for the ultimate film funding success. More info: Finding Film Investors

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Asking Film Investors for More Money

Ask Film Investors For More Money

You pitched your investors, promising them your film project would cost $XXX. After you accept their film financing and begin begin production, you realize you need more additional production funds. How do you go back to your film investors and ask them for more money? It's easier than it sounds. Learn More: How to Ask Film Investors For More Money

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Independent Film Marketing

Independent Film Marketing

Keep your focus on your film and impress investors with your independent film marketing abilities! After pitching investors, receiving funding, surviving production and completing post-production, your film is finally in the can. The question now is: What Do You Do Next?

Find Out: Independent Film Marketing

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Working with Indie Film Distributors

Indie Film Distributors

Indie film distributors look for one thing only when they evaluate Indie Films. "Will this film be profitable for us?" They examine your film, size of your target audience, how your film compares to previously successful similar films and much more. Learn how to put your best foot forward with Indie Film Distributors

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1000 Ways to Finance Your Movie
1000 Ways to Finance Your Movie


Film Investor Guide
Film Investor Guide


How to Make a Movie Mini Course
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Film Financing and Investor Manual
Film Financing Manual

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Film Financial Projections Business Plan Template
Film Financial Projections Template

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Film Business Plan Template
Film Business Plan Template

I'm now sending out my completed business plan/film proposal document to potential investors and the one comment I'm getting back almost immediately is that it's so well laid out and professional. Believe me, first impressions really do count.quoted text

Sample Film Budget Template
Film Budget Template

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