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.
Lights Film School speaks with BOND360 Founder & CEO Marc Schiller about indie film distribution in the digital age. We share his thoughts on content accessibility, audience building, release windows, data analysis, the value of film festivals, how to succeed in the industry, & more.
We talk distribution and festivals with indie filmmaker Ryan Patch, unpacking his experiences with two completed shorts and one feature. A firsthand account of successful strategies, audience building, networking realities, and more!
Lights Film School recently connected with first time feature filmmaker Nicole Teeny to discuss BIBLE QUIZ, her documentary that has met with great success in the world of festivals and distribution.
You’ve done it. After more sleepless nights than you care to count, you’ve completed your film. Now you need an audience… How will you find yours?