Prize Money to Make a Movie
Film financing contests with money as the prize are a great way to get money to make a movie. Several great advantages of film funding with prize money are:
- The money does not have to be paid back to any investors
- Winning a contest is great, free publicity by the prize company
- Winning a contest, whether for best screenplay, best trailer, etc is a sure sign your movie has potential at the box office and a built-in audience, all factors that will lead to film success.
Money to Make a Movie
Contests and prize money are a great way to secure money to make a movie. Here are some film contests sponsored by film financing companies - and don't forget to check which Film Festivals offer money to make a movie as their prize.
- FilmProposals Film Finance Article Contest
- The Industry Insider Screenwriting Contest - Quarterly contest with over $15,000 in Prize Money, meetings with Hollywood moguls, a free copy of Final Draft Screenwriting Software, Development Notes, a 12-week Story Specialists mentoring program, accommodations at the Chateau Marmont and tons more
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