professional support for filmmaking career

The Professional Support You Need For Your #1 Primary Filmmaking Career Goal

  In case you’re a first time feature filmmaker and/or producer or even just a few films old, bettering your track record with every successive film should be your #1 primary filmmaking career goal. To achieve this goal, you will have to bring in some experienced professional support early on in the development stages of […]

film pitch deck

Things Your High-End Pitch Decks Have Got To Have

  Among the thousands of indie films in development that are looking for financing and to attach a small pool of sellable talent, your project has got to stand out. And stand out both when you make approaches online and/or face-to-face at a financier or agent’s offices or at a film market that you attend […]

film business plan

Some Lesser-Known Facts About Film Business Plans

  There is a lot of confusion among indie filmmakers about what a business plan is and when it’s required and appropriate and when its not! If you’re not sure what a film business plan is, I recommend you read the following links below or purchase the film financing books mentioned in the resources page: […]

attending film markets once a year

Why You Have To Attend Film Markets Once A Year

  As an independent filmmaker or producer looking to get your indie films under £1.5M financed, sold and distributed, you really ought to attend one or more of the top tier film markets once a year, every year. I’m not talking about attending the film festivals – am specifically referring to the film markets like […]

facebook ads for indie film revenue

Getting Started With Facebook Ads For Indie Film Revenue

  Once you have successfully listed your Indie Film on Amazon or another VOD platform, your work to generate film revenue isn’t done. Without doing any marketing or promotions, you just can’t sit there hoping audiences will find and then pay to watch your film/s on VOD. Marketing and promoting your film is your responsibility […]

bitcoin film funding

Bitcoin and Indie Filmmaking, Part 2 – Bitcoin Film Funding

  In Part 1 I had briefly introduced Bitcoin and described how Bitcoin filmmaking could impact indie film financing. If you’ve been following the recent surge in Bitcoin value and the rise of other alt coins, you’d have seen that in December 2017, the value of 1 Bitcoin briefly crossed $20,000 before being pegged back. This hasn’t […]

Film Investor – Friendliness Scoring Spreadsheet

How to Become Indie Film Investor-Friendly Series – Part 2

  In part 1, I talked in detail about the typical Indie Filmmaker/Producer Mindset Vs The ROI Film Investor (FIROI) mindset. You can read part 1 here. In part 2 here, I would like to run you through my mental process when a filmmaker first cold approaches me online to help them finance or package […]

accessing film funders

How To Get Access To Your Film’s Equity Funders

  What do you do when you have no access to funders to finance your £750K+ indie film projects? Let’s begin by examining why you don’t have access to any film funders, equity or non-equity in the first place. Unless you’re a very new feature filmmaker, I can’t think of a reason why you don’t […]

moving to Hollywood

What To Do Before Moving To Hollywood or London or Mumbai

  What do you do when you don’t live in L.A, London, Mumbai, Dubai or Hong Kong or anyone of the other established filmmaking centres? This is a question that’s often on the mind of a lot of young and even older filmmakers. Some of the common questions I’ve often received on this subject are: […]

Indie Film Development Financing Hell

Get Unstuck From Indie Film Development Financing Hell

  Film development financing is often confusing to a lot of filmmakers as evidenced from the many requests I received this year. So many independent filmmakers and producers have asked me to help finance and package their projects. I usually ask them upfront if they have some pre-development funds in place to actually fully develop […]

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