Looking for the best list of free film templates? Here we list all the great downloads, templates, samples, spreadsheets, contracts, agreements and much more so you can get started on your film financing right away. Many free film tools and samples exist across the internet and here is a great starter list of free budgets, guides, books and more for the Independent Filmmaker. Grab your Film Making Action Guide, Production Directory, Film Festival Report, Film Business Plan Sample, Cash Flow Report, Movie Budgets, Film Investment Memorandum and more today!
FREE 8 Week Film Financing, Film Investors and Business Plan E-Courrse
Our free course includes a sample Film Business Plan Template excerpt (short version) and each week you'll receive your homework assignments. If you follow along and stick to the plan, it will be 8 short weeks until you have a complete film business plan and are totally ready to approach the film investors we teach you to find.
Film: Contract Law & Sample Agreements
VLAA (Volunteer Lawyers & Accountants for the Arts) in St. Louis offers a selection of legal agreements such as Sample Collaboration Agreement, Sample Work-For-Hire Agreement, Sample Permission Form, Sample Personal Release Form, Sample Cast Member Deal Memo, Sample Crew Member Deal Memo and Sample Location Agreement.
Production Guild Accounting
Free downloads for development and pre-production forms, setting up a production, production cashflow templates, bookeeping & accounting forms, forecasting & cost reporting, payroll, taxes and more.
Dependent Films has a great selection of free downloads, such as Script Breakdowns, Budgets, Call Sheets, Production Sheets and many more.
Sample Independent Film Prospectus (Crossing Walter Comedy)
Film Distribution List - indiefilmTO.com Film Distribution List (US/ Canada/ UK)
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Film Industry Contracts
John Cones, one of the world's most respected entertainment attorneys, offers many paid forms (some used to be free), examples, contracts and more. Yes, you will have to pay for some of them, but Mr. Cones is an attorney - do you really want freebie legal documents as opposed to those created by a film financing attorney?
Free Film Budget Template
Free Sample Movie Budgets
Great page of sample budgets and production forms. Some might be difficult to navigate without also buying the associated the books.
Film Budgeting Tips and Downloads
Another free sample movie budget.
Crowdfunding Field Guide
from Indiegogo (no longer free)
The original guide to successful crowdfunding
1000 Ways to Finance Your Movie
- 1000 Ways to Finance Your Movie
- Film Financing for Independent Filmmakers
- Film Financing Lessons from the Pros
- How the Best Independent Films were Funded
- Indie Financing Tips
- Independent Film Investors
- Free Film Templates, Tools, Downloads and Samples
- List of Film Grants
- Top Expert Film Grant Tips
- Documentary Funding Tips
- List of Film Festivals
- Prize Money to Make a Movie
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FilmProposals Tools and Templates
- Film Financing Bundles
- Film Financial Projections Template
- Film Business Plan Template
- Documentary Business Plan Template
- Film Financing and Investor Manual
- Film Budget Template
- Indie Film Pitch Deck
- Film Investor Agreement Outline
- Film Investor Tip Sheet
- Filmmaker Legal Pack
- Indie Film Database
- FREE Business Plan E-Course