Film Finance – Raising Money For A Movie – A Film Courage Filmmaking Series

Film Finance – Raising Money For A Movie – A Film Courage Filmmaking Series

CHAPTER 1 – RAISING MONEY FOR THE FIRST MOVIE

00:00 – SHE’S GOTTA HAVE IT Was My Hardest Movie To Finance by Spike Lee
01:38 – How I’ve Financed My First Six Feature Films by Hunter Weeks
02:58 – How I’ve Financed My First Four Feature Films by Brian Jun
03:32 – Advice For Anyone Who Wants To Be A Filmmaker by Jay Duplass

CHAPTER 2 – MONEY MENTALITY

04:36 – A Pep Talk To Help You Raise Money For Your Movie by Judy Chaikin
06:52 – How I’ve Been Able To Make So Many Independent Films by Richard Linklater
07:45 – I Bet All The Money I Have Most Of The Time by Kamal Haasan
08:15 – Not Having Money Wasn’t Going To Stop Us From Making Our Movie by Capella Brogden
09:34 – What Filmmakers Need To Know About Financing Their Movies by Spike Lee
13:24 – Advice For Anyone Who Wants To Be A Filmmaker by Jay Duplass

CHAPTER 3 – PITCHING INVESTORS

14:54 – How I Got $32 Million For My Movie After Everyone In Hollywood Said ‘No’ by Gary W. Goldstein
19:51 – Advice We Followed That Helped Us Find Financing For Our Movie by Douglas Spain
23:02 – Dealing With Independent Film Investors by Paul Osborne
26:28 – Raising Money For A Movie by Zoe Cassavetes

CHAPTER 4 – TRADITIONAL FINANCING AND CROWDFUNDING

28:06 – Why Raising Money For An Independent Movie Is Different Every Time by Paul Osborne
29:48 – Best Ways To Raise Money For A Documentary by Kevin Knoblock
32:28 – Why We Chose Traditional Financing Over Crowdfunding by Kyle Patrick Alvarez
35:15 – I Would’ve Been Better Off Raising Money Without Crowdfunding by Judy Chaikin
40:09 – How I’ve Financed My First Six Feature Films by Hunter Weeks
41:42 – How I Raised $125,000 On Kickstarter by Ryan Koo

CHAPTER 5 – CREDIT CARDS

43:58 – Why Raising Money For An Independent Movie Is Different Every Time by Paul Osborne
45:20 – It’s A Bad Idea To Finance A Movie On A Credit Card by Jon Reiss

CHAPTER 6 – EACH FILM IS DIFFERENT

49:14 – Why Raising Money For An Independent Movie Is Different Every Time by Paul Osborne
52:10 – How I’ve Financed My First Six Feature Films by Hunter Weeks
53:53 – How I’ve Financed My First Four Feature Films by Brian Jun
54:18 – How I’ve Financed My First Six Feature Films by Hunter Weeks
56:13 – How I’ve Financed My First Four Feature Films by Brian Jun
57:20 – How I’ve Financed My First Six Feature Films by Hunter Weeks

CHAPTER 7 – WHEN THINGS GO WRONG

59:44 – We Lost Financing On Our Movie 48 Hours Before Production by Justin Trevor Winters
1:02:13 – How We Raised Money For Our Documentary Over 8 Years by Judy Chaikin
1:03:58 – COLD TURKEY Fell Apart 18 Times Before We Finally Made It by Will Slocombe

CHAPTER 8 – WHO SAID IT WAS GOING TO BE EASY

1:05:27 – It’s Harder To Raise $1 Million To Make A Movie Than It Is $25 Million by Spike Lee
1:06:21 – Investors Didn’t Want An All Latino Cast For Our Movie by Douglas Spain
1:08:15 – Finally Making A Movie After Having 25 Fall Apart In Development by Alan Howard
1:10:14 – Over 150 Financiers Passed On Our Movie by Kyle Patrick Alvarez
1:13:13 – Raising Money For A Movie by Zoe Cassavetes
1:15:30 – We Lost Financing On Our Movie 48 Hours Before Production by Justin Trevor Winters
1:18:01 – The Six Year Journey Of Raising Money For Our Movie by Dan Mirvish

CHAPTER 9 – NUTS AND BOLTS

1:27:26 – Best Ways To Raise Money For A Documentary by Kevin Knoblock
1:28:28 – How I Pitched GIRLS IN THE BAND To My First Investor by Judy Chaikin
1:29:49 – Watch This Before You Approach Investors For Your Movie by Amar Sidhu
1:34:18 – Advice We Followed That Helped Us Find Financing For Our Movie by Douglas Spain
1:36:28 – How We Raised Money For Our Documentary Over 8 Years by Judy Chaikin
1:37:43 – A Pep Talk To Help You Raise Money For Your Movie by Judy Chaikin
1:40:13 – The Conversation With An Independent Film Investor by Paul Osborne
1:43:21 – How I Distributed My Last Two Movies by Blayne Weaver

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