Production team for a Bible based film

I have a screenplay about the early life of King David (from about 11 years old to the age where he defeats Goliath). I'm looking for a production team interested in turning young David's life into a feature film. I've had my script reviewed by a couple directors and a producer who are working on other projects and have a full schedule so they can't do this. I've been told this script will require a medium size budget.

Ken Koh

For a faith based film it would most definitely be easier to find funding outside the industry. I focus mainly on producing documentaries, however, I wouldn't mind taking a look at your script and giving you a more accurate breakdown of the budget you'll need if you so wish.

Robert McIntosh

Ken, I’m always looking for feedback. What format would you like the script?

Shawn Speake

What's good, Robert! Have you gotten pro feedback on your script? Preferably from multiple sources? Not directors, or producers. Every creative in Denver is a producer. I'm embellishing for the joke, but I'm not. How do you know your script is pro ready?

Shawn Speake

We didn't follow our coaches advice, and our short failed miserably. HOLLYWOOD ENDING was a disaster.

Ken Koh

Robert. PDF would be good. I assume you copyrighted. Message me an email I'll reply.

Robert McIntosh

robmac15831@gmail.com; yes it’s copyrighted.

Robert McIntosh

Shawn, I’ve had my script reviewed by friends I have working in the business. They both asked to keep a copy of my script after they read it. I asked for honest feedback and I’m not opposed to true honesty, no ego stroking. The word I got back both times is “strong story”.

Shawn Speake

Never heard of anyone validating their level of story craft with their friends - in the business or not. Good luck with that. When you wanna try another route to the Promised Land, I'm here for you.

Robert McIntosh

I'd be more than happy to send it to you to solicit your feedback. Where and how would you like it sent?

Dan MaxXx

If you have friends in the business, go through their rolodex. pass your material around to working professionals in the business of making movies for a living.
Besides making a movie, what else do you want to do? Can you write paid assignments to establish credibility? Do you know how to make a movie, from paper to screen?
What do you mean by medium budget? How do you know how to break down a script and decide on cost? Folks want exact numbers or close to. When your friends say "full schedule", what does that really mean? Movies take a long time and folks stack projects, year turn into years and decades. If you throw $$$, would your friends do it now?

Robert McIntosh

I am going through their rolodex, but as you know, there's no guarantees, so I'm pursuing all avenues I can find and those brought before me. I am in the process of passing my material around. I have never worked a paid assignment, I'm willing to pursue all avenues. I do not know how to make a full length feature; only done small projects not requiring a tremendous amount of prep work. As far as budget, the two directors who have read my work quoted about 40m; I had no idea. The one friend has several projects going on (don't know the exact number); the other is in the process of raising funds for his stuff and that takes all his time for the time being (don't know how long that will go for.) I haven't asked my friends if I threw $$$ out if they'd join me. I don't have 40m to throw. Apparently Ken Koh, once I send him my script, will also give me a number; I'll see how accurate my friends are on budget.

Dan MaxXx

$40mil budget and youre in studio release territory and working with top tier producers and directors. Could hire Aaron Sorkin to rewrite.
Can't say your budget is ridiculous because anything is possible but $40mil puts you in short list of financiers and Talent across the board.
Do your research. How many first time rookie writers begin their careers on a $40mil budget?
My advice which is worthless. Put away your $40mil for now. Write another script for under $5mil, become a box office star, then show your $40mil idea.
Good luck

Robert McIntosh

I've been told exactly what you're saying about newbies not making it with their first big project...and I am working on two others right now. Just working on building a network right now. Thanks for the questions and the comments!

Robert McIntosh

Dan, I sent you a request to join my network...

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