Financing / Crowdfunding

From all facets of a traditional raise to soft money to crowdfunding strategies, this is the place to discuss, share content and offer tips and advice regarding raising funds for a project.

Unusual Horror Movie

Try to imagine a slasher movie if written by Woody Allen. That might give you some idea of the uniqueness of The White People. This is a micro-budget movie that I hope to shoot in the fall. I am looking for investors. Thank you.

Horror Short - The Doll Collector

After 29 years of writing (only the last 10 was spent in screenwriting) I have decided to step into the mad world of production, the biggest areas I need to learn about are funding, distribution and marketing. I have a script that has been polished and polished and polished and now it's time to begi...

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Advice on Securing Funds

Hey guys. I'm about 15 days into a crowdfunding campaign (IndieGoGo) to produce a pilot for a web series. I'm very passionate about this project. My cast, crew, and I believe the series can do a lot of good while being extremely entertaining. We're currently working on a teaser trailer and short pit...

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Empowered: The Series
Empowered: The Series
Empowered, a web series about young female superheroes, seeks funding to produce a pilot episode. | Crowdfunding is a democratic way to support the fundraising needs of your community. Make a contribution today!
A Massive List Of Fall 2016 Grants All Filmmakers Should Know About

I need money, you need money, we all need money for our films. Below find all the cash that autumn has to offer. As usual, for scriptwriters, contests reign supreme; documentary is abound with funds for socially relevant stories; and narrative film funds lean heavily on pitches and labs (If you're a...

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A Massive List of Fall 2016 Grants All Filmmakers Should Know About
A Massive List of Fall 2016 Grants All Filmmakers Should Know About
A new season of grant deadlines are in, and now is the time to start applying! I need money, you need money, we all need money for our films. Below find all the cash that autumn has to offer.
Business of Film with Lisa Wolofsky - International Film Group

From Craft Truck <>> "Business of Film, episode 28. This week we are joined by Lisa Wolofsky, Manager, International Film Group for the National Bank of Canada. In this episode, Lisa shares with us the nuts and bolts of film financing and working with banks. Don’t be fooled by the name of the bank,...

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The Best Countries in the World to Film Your Movie, Based on Production Incentives

From No Film School <>> "Filming a movie internationally has more benefits than merely exotic locale. In an effort to create jobs and stimulate local economies, many countries worldwide essentially pay productions to shoot within their borders. These production incentives vary significantly in struc...

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India - Film Funding

Can anyone guide me on the funding scenario of Short films in India ?

The Series Beyond Dreams- nominated to the Imagen Awards

Seeking for sponsors to help us continue the film of The Series Beyond Dreams. Thank you for your support.

Raising Funds for a Teaser for a Pitch.

Hello. I have a animated series that a production company liked and wanted to pitch to Netflix. But does not have the funds to create a teaser for the pitch. Where would find a template to start a financing package or a website for investors? The website I'm using now, Angel List, lets me share my p...

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Guidance for approaching sponsors

I am currently trying to raise funds for season 1 of my web series. I ran a crowdfunding campaign with only moderate success and would like to try more traditional methods. Since web series do not have the same ROI structure as films, I've decided to pursue sponsors instead of investors at this time...

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The #1 Reason Why Crowdfunding Campaigns Fail

From Crowdster <>> "Crowdfunding is becoming ubiquitous and success stories like the Coolest Cooler, Pebble or An Hour of Code for Every Student impressively demonstrate how this new wave of funding for startups, creative ideas and causes via the crowd can be used to turn dreams into reality. Undoub...

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