Agent and exec producer Julian Friedmann and I talk producing, pitching and raising finance in the second half of my interview filled with pragmatic and practical advice for indie filmmakers. How can you build a connection with a producer when you’re pitching? What do sales agents look for in films? How do you write a script which engages with audiences?Continue Reading or Read Later
I’m going to be trying something new on the site, with interviews and guest posts from smart people I know in the industry who have interesting things to say on film development, production and distribution. I’m editing the first which I hope will go live next week.
In the meantime, here’s the second idea I’d like to trial, a weekly roundup on links, stories, case studies and reports I found interesting from some other very smart people.Continue Reading or Read Later
Talk to any sales agent or distributor about your film and one of the first questions they’ll ask you is who’s in it? Cast is critical for distribution these days across all budgets and genres. But what’s a name? How do you balance the cost of a named actor versus the value in distribution?Continue Reading or Read Later