Film Business Plan Tips | Steps to Find and Attract Investors

Film Business Plan Tips

Use Your Plan to Attract Investors
Film Business Plan Tips

These film business plan tips will help you to attract investors and present the offer that gets their attention. The research process inherent to preparing a business plan forces you to look at the financing of other films and refine your precise film investor offer. This process will lead you straight to finding and securing the right investors for your movie.

Whether you use a business plan, private placement memorandum, or other fundraising vehicle, the thought process required to complete your plan is invaluable and will help you stand out from the crowd and pitch your project in a way that compels investors to write you a check now!

Tips for Writing Your Film Business Plan

Film Business Plan Tips

Use these advanced film business plan tips to dive straight into the lesser-known secrets of business plan writing, learn the common pitfalls, get practical advice on how to avoid them and, most importantly, start some film investor role-playing using some hypothetical pitches.

Top of Film Business Plan Tips

Why to Start a Film Production Company

Why to Start a Film Production Company

Filmmakers gain a huge advantage when they start a film production company. This process allows them to pursue equity-based crowdfunding for larger sums across a wider base of investors than just typical donation-based crowdfunding. It also helps to protect your film, management team, opens additional financing opportunities and makes your projects far more appealing to film investors. You will, of course, need to secure legal counsel to pursue this path, however, here is a high level overview of some of your options.

Top of Film Business Plan Tips

Independent Film Companies and How They Got Started

Independent Film Companies

For any indie filmmaker, independent film companies are greatly important. More often than not, these are the only movie companies indie filmmakers have the potential to work with. But the origin stories of your favorite indie movie company in the film industry may surprise you and will definitely enlighten you and provide inspiration as you embark on starting your own independent film company.

Top of Preparing for Film Investors

Film Business Plan VOD Projections

Film Business Plan VOD Projections

The new world of VOD and being able to target your market directly is fantastic news for producers, especially those who could or did not follow the traditional distributor model. However, unlike the traditional theater/distributor model, these opportunities are much more difficult for projections and business plans. Use our outline of the different VOD business models, costs and calculations associated with each, as well as which statistics and case studies you want to use in your business plans. More Info: Film Business Plan VOD Projections

Top of Film Business Plan Tips

Where To Get Film Industry Statistics

Film Industry Statistics

One of the keys to any business plan is to look at historical and projected industry trends. Do you know how well filmed entertainment is doing now and how or if it is projected to grow? Which segments and countries have the most promise? Streaming and VOD trends? Which markets and audiences are succeeding and which are trending down? You can't possibly talk to investors unless YOU know your industry cold. Learn more: Film Industry Statistics

Top of Film Business Plan Tips

More Film Business Plan Tips

Top of Film Business Plan Tips

Attract Investors with Your Plan

Film Business Plan Tips

Film Investor Guide

Film Investor Guide

FilmProposals Best Sellers - 2021 Financing Toolkits & Bundles

Toolkits Start @ $99, Bundles Start @ $599
See All Financing Toolkits & Financing Bundles

Gold Toolkit + Financials Bundle

Most Popular
$599
Coming Through the Rye

Just want to thank you for your materials and help over the past year. I could not have raised the $1.5 million or made this film without the materials you provided. The bargain of my career!
- James Sadwith, Producer, Writer, Director, Coming Through the Rye

Inside Sportfishing

Finished my deck on Friday. Got it into a few potential investor’s hands over the weekend, and by Monday had 3 out of the 10 available memberships spoken for at $160K each. The revenue projections and film comparable services by NASH, along with the business plan and pitch deck templates were instrumental in presenting the project in such a way that financially minded potential investors could understand the movie business, the market and how my project could possibly give them a substantial ROI.

Melissa was amazing throughout the entire process. Always there to answer any questions. Couldn’t have done it without you guys. Can’t thank you enough. Best money I’ve ever spent.
- Michael F, Executive Producer, Inside Sportfishing (March 2021, Gold + Financials Bundle)