In this third and final part of our indie film financing series, we explore the ins and outs of the crowdfunding arena. We break down three successful campaigns and discuss the platforms and strategies you can use to start your own.
In Part Two of our indie film financing series, we explore the commercial arena of investments. Learn how to win investors effectively and responsibly as we discuss business plans, risk management strategies, & more.
In Part One of our indie film financing series, we explore the noncommercial arena of donations and grants. Learn how to win funding from individuals, foundations, and corporations!
This post sets the stage for an epic three-part series about financing your independent film! We outline prospective funding sources and discuss the necessity of conviction, credibility, and community.
Lights Film School speaks with Ryan Patch about his latest low budget short film, THE OFFERING. We discuss investors, production techniques, working with actors, post workflow, & more!
Explore the basics of independent film financing! We discuss present-day funding sources, strategies, legalese, & more. If you need to raise money for your film but aren’t sure where to start, this resource is for you.
Discover the twists and turns of Hollywood’s past in our quest to define that ever-elusive term: “independent film”. Is “indie” about budget, content and style, or something else? We explore indie characteristics and practicalities along the way, with insightful statistics and perspectives from professional filmmakers.
Submitting to film festivals can be overwhelming. To help you navigate the process, we walk you through submissions workflows, materials, and best practices, from Withoutabox through logline writing, screener delivery, & more.