Financial Projections Template
Our Film Financial Projections Template will make calculating revenue projections for your independent film production a breeze. This Excel template walks you through analyzing your film, comparing it to other films, movie production costs and easily allows you to add financials directly into your Independent Film Business Plan.
Getting the overall picture of your financial projections has never been easier. And with the Comparable Films Template, you can compare and contrast how your project's financial outlook stacks up.
Just fill in the yellow cells with your key figures and the spreadsheet calculates the rest for you! Then, just copy and paste your financials right into your business plan. Get an inside look at our Income Projections and Comparable Films Template with the screenshots below.
NEW! Indie Film Custom Database
Custom Detailed Budget and Box Office Stats Make Finding Comparable Films a Breeze
Our new Filmproposals Custom Indie Film Database contains 200+ titles (both Indie and Studio), making finding comparable films and completing your revenue projections a no-brainer. Our proprietary spreadsheet was info was researched JUST for indie filmmakers you can't easily find anywhere else and will save you hours of time finding just the right films similar to yours.
We hired Nash Info Services, the movie data gurus behind the-numbers.com to create a completely custom spreadsheet for us analyzing indie and studio films 2006-2019. Our custom database is available as a separate product or an add-on with a discount to any of our Film Financing Toolkits.
Now, let's be clear. You can get a lot of this information yourselves - for free. Let's use Birdman as an example:
Our spreadsheet includes everything under Theatrical Performance and Home Market Performance. Then you could scroll through each tab and pull a lot of the other numbers yourselves.
And then you could do that for 10-20 films. And you could do it after you even figure out which 10-20 films you want to use as your comparables after researching which are Indie vs Studio. You can use the-numbers, IMDB and/or Box Office Mojo. It's been the way we've done things for years...but oh-so-many of you have let us know how much you hate the tedious work. You just want to get on with filming, right?
What we're offering is you can just filter for let's say, Indie Films & Comedy and BOOM!!! In 5 seconds...you have this:
You can sort, filter, compare numbers, do whatever you like to make sure you narrow down the best comparable films for your business plan. Then just copy/paste the numbers right into your Business Plan Template. This info is even better if used as you write your screenplay - see what does well. See which movies just like yours brought in the most at the box office.
Fields Included in FilmProposals Custom Indie Film Database
- MPA Rating
- Creative Type
- Production Method
- Production Budget
- Opening Weekend
- Opening Theaters
- Maximum Theaters
- Domestic Box Office
- International Box Office
- Total BO
- Domestic DVD Spending
- Domestic Blu-ray Spending
- Theatrical Release Date
- Video Release Date
- Box Office Revenue Multiplier
S/VOD info is NOT included in our spreadsheet. While we know a lot of content has been released this way the last few years, there just is not enough information right now to provide any meaningful analysis. There are also so many different types of release patterns, it's hard to do any apples to apples comparison. Once you pick your movies, you can research just those 10-20 numbers on your own where available if S/VOD is a distribution model you pursue.
Buy the Filmproposals Custom Indie Film Database separately or add it on with a discount to any of our Film Financing Toolkits.
Flexible Financial Projections with our Film Financial Projections Template
Streaming and Video on Demand
The template includes flexibility to allow the input of various types of S/VOD numbers. You have complete flexibility over the distribution and VOD revenue model(s) you choose and you complete your calculations any way that works for you. However you do your calculations, just fill in the blanks for the various revenue streams and change the distribution fee (anywhere from 0-100%), according to your calculations.
International and Domestic Sales
Whether you use the traditional theater and/or new streaming/subscription distribution model(s), the template can adjust for any international or domestic sales scenario.
I hate Excel, so this is very useful. I can work in other numbers such as Number of theater screens, P&A Interest, tax incentive/rebates, loan interest, and revenue splits with investors.--More Testimonials
Financial Projection Screenshot - Income Projections
This film finance package is very useful. Very educational and saves tons of time researching and building plans and projections from scratch. I would highly recommend this to anyone trying to raise money for an independent film.-- More Testimonials
How to Use the Revenue Projections Template
- Instructions and examples included in template
- The Film Financial Projections template works with both PC and Mac
- Just fill in the yellow cells (the yellow disappears after you type in a number)
- The template does the rest for you
- Project Low, Medium and High financial return scenarios
- Financial Notes and great comparable film resources are included in our Film Proposals Manual
- Copy and paste the financial projections in to your Independent Film Business Plan Template
Film Financial Projection Screenshot - Comparable Films
I purchased your package and I am delighted with it! It has saved me time, shown me the light and illuminated the WAY. I am well on my way, a few months after receiving this information towards producing my FIRST Feature! Thanks a million! -- More Testimonials
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