Producing a Profitable Feature Film ($1M-$10M) In-Depth Remote Workshop

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This often requested 4 Meeting In-Depth, Interactive, Online Workshop will cover Developing, Packaging, Casting, Funding, Producing and Distributing Your Independent Feature Film.

  • 4 Dates: April 17 @ 12PM | April 24 @12PM | May 1 @ 12PM | May 8 @ 12PM (all PST)
    Each 90 minute Video-Lecture with Q&A event will be Recorded for those who cannot participate live. Dates/Times may be adjusted based on guest speaker availability. You can attend this online workshop's meetings via Computer, iPhone, Android Phone, or Standard Telephone. Your personal questions will be answered on the calls or you can get them answered after the calls via email. If you sign up after the workshop begins you can watch the recorded presentations to see what you missed.

Guests Scheduled to Appear:

  • Steve Sirikis: Steve began his career as an attorney in New York working in financial law. While he no longer practices as an attorney, his background allows him to structure and advise on legal and financial aspects of a feature film, from inception and funding to production and distribution. Steve is currently the Chief Operating Officer at More Productions.

  • Michael Praver: Michael, founder of FilmFundingLA, will address the use of SBA Loans to acquire Production & Post Production Facilities including sound stages and post production houses.

Topics Covered & Written Resources Delivered Include:

  • How to Acquire a Screenplay if you don’t already have one through Option, Purchase or Hiring a Professional Ghostwriter to Turn Your Story into a Film Script. This covers registration and screenplay clearance issues.

  • How to Swiftly Guarantee Your Screenplay is Good Enough to interest Investors and Leading Actors before you approach them.

  • How to Determine the Economic Value of Your Screenplay and the Budget at which it Should Be Produced so you aren’t producing a film at a budget too high or too low to get profitably made

  • How to Get a Budget, Shooting Schedule, and Day out of Days for Your Film that’s SAG Compliant including solutions those producing very small projects can use to do the job themselves as well as where to find Line Producers and UPMs to create budgets for you.

  • How to Approach and Attach Key Cast for Your Project both directly and with a casting director, and how to know which way is best for your film.

  • How to Guarantee Distribution For Your Film including Theatrical Release, Foreign Rights Sales, and Digital Distribution which is often critical for funding.

  • How to Write a Film Business Plan and Create a Film Pitch Deck quickly and cost effectively. This also includes how to set up a corporation (and why you need one), what a Private Placement Memorandum is and why/when you need one.

  • How to Build the Funding Plan For Your Film including How to Find, Approach, Pitch, and Close Equity Investors, Work with Film Finance Companies, approach Distributors to get Minimum Guarantees, etc. This includes information on Production Insurance and Completion Bonds.

  • How to Acquire Key Crew including Sales Agents, Producers Reps, and co-Producers who will ensure your film is professionally produced and profitably distributed.

  • How to Acquire Key Crew including Sales Agents, Producers Reps, and co-Producers who will ensure your film is professionally produced and profitably distributed.

You will receive written documentation which reviews and supports all steps including:

  • A Step by Step Workbook with Detailed Instructions & Timelines You Can Use to Build Your Project

You will also receive . . .

  • A list of 50+ individuals and companies you can work with to develop, package, cast, fund, produce, and distribute your project

  • A sample film business plan

  • A sample pitch deck

  • A sample film budget

  • A sample film schedule

  • A sample Day out of Days (required for casting)

  • An example of film coverage so you know what agents, managers, actors, and investors are looking for

  • Sample Private Placement Memorandum and Primer on the Proces of Legally Raising Money for a Film.

  • Quick responses to your Emailed Questions.

Questions? Please reach out by email to nancy@entertainmentindustryevents.com for quick answers.

* TICKETS ARE NONREFUNDABLE. Guests are subject to availability.

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