Producing

The place for all producers to discuss, share content and offer tips and advice on raising funds, setting a budget, on set strategies and all other topics related to producing a film, television or theater project

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Ed Hartman
New to producing

I have recently added post-production producing to my composing for films and TV. I have learned a bit about festivals, distribution and even the Oscars. I'm happy to share any information. I still score, too. I am working on a biopic and documentary related to the film that got me into the producer...

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Ed Hartman

Richard: I'm on it. Thanks.

Richard "RB" Botto

Fantastic, Ed.

Karen "Kay" Ross

Wow - 122 festivals and won 134 awards/nominatons. That's incredible! But moreso, for me, is how you both dominate in your field (composing) and are finding ways to learn and grow (producing). Kudos, sir! So inspiring!

Ed Hartman

Karen: Thanks very much. I'm not sure I dominate anything. I believe success is largely simply having the audacity to do things, outlast everyone, and make sure you publicize your successes (and failu...

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Doug Nelson

Ed, yeah 'outlast' everyone, succeed and fail, learn so much that you become the world's foremost authority and share that knowledge freely. If you don't die tryin', what's the point of dieing?

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Bev Oliver
Update on Project About Dr. Sebi

Greetings Everyone. It's been nearly two years since i introduced the Dr. Sebi film. I took a slight detour from the project to complete the nonfiction book Dr. Sebi Speaks of Dembali. The closest I've come to the film is the book's trailers, all of them on the YouTube channel SojournHonduras1. One...

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Karen "Kay" Ross
Looking for Recommendations: PMs with Animated TV experience

Anyone you would recommend that has experience with budgeting and scheduling for an animated series? Would also consider a PC who has been groomed to move into PM position, but still with animated series experience.

Drop their name, drop me a DM, or send them my way! THANK YOU!

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Katerina Taxia
Seeking Projects for Production

Hello writers! I am interested in reading/producing projects (short/feature) films that have a strong female lead (40's) along with strong female roles. Genre is psychological thrillers, crime thrillers, horror and romantic comedy. If that's you please let me know!

Johny Jagannath

Katerina, I've written a scriptment titled, GERMAN ANGST, that tells the story of a native German woman who temporarily offers her residence to a Syrian refugee. You can read the scriptment for free h...

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Tristan Hutchinson

I have a project that you maybe interested in.

Phil Mccormack

In progress screenplay. Senior accountant Sarah tackles a very well-connected criminal organisation. The first pages are here

https://www.stage32.com/profile/805539/Screenplay/The-Last-Assignment?re.....

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Claude Gagne

What about a comedy? A couple/daughter/boyfriend! "NOW WHAT?" Daughter, boyfriend get married. Funny moments.

Karen "Kay" Ross

Hey, Katerina Taxia! Thanks for reaching out! What budget range are you looking for? Are you looking for live-action or animation?

Cherelynn Baker
AVD: Amazon Video Direct - have you had titles removed?

Hello, have any of you had your titles removed from Amazon that you had listed as part of the Prime Video Direct? (AVD?

Shadow Dragu-Mihai

I would be very interested in speaking with those who have similar experiences, potentially offering a special place for them on our platform.

Michael Mizov

Yes, I had a short form educational series (20 episodes) removed with the vague "does not meet our story quality standards" reason

Cherelynn Baker

Michael Mizov - ok, mine sounded similar...good luck to you! Keep creating!

Shadow Dragu-Mihai

Cherelynn Baker If you are looking for a platform for your content, contact me here.

Shadow Dragu-Mihai

Michael Mizov If you are looking for a platform for your series, contact me here.

Cheryl Scheurer, PhD
Wake up with Dr. Cheryl (former) and Your "Prescription for Health and Wealth"

I was asked to write about producing. The challenges and celebrations.... I have produced, Hosted and edited my (OUR) shows starting the 9th year. I have loved every minute of it. This is only part of my passion and purpose. The happiness at the final cut of each show is Wonderful. The first thing f...

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Ricardo Rangel Jr
Experience With Script Rights?

How do you acquire the rights to other scripts? Do you go through a lawyer or write up your own agreements? Recommend a good entertainment lawyer? Also what is reasonable compensation to the writer? For smaller, independent productions (under $100,000) TIA

Royce Allen Dudley

I thought stage 32 was moderated for respectful behavior.

Vasco Phillip de Sousa

Well, if someone considers themselves being generous by buying scripts for pennies, then I don't know. Wouldn't want to work with that kind of person.

I've seen a lot of great scripts, most were repre...

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Jalleh Doty

that's a tough one, Its all a matter of diplomacy, experience, if the script has substance or not and your budget

Rogue Thomas

Thank you for asking this question. There is some great info here.

Vasco Phillip de Sousa

Doug Nelson great answer.

Michael Thomas Daniel
Dear AFM Attendees- BEWARE SALES AGENT Phoenix Worldwide Ent (UK)

Guys, we all know of the nightmare of Sales agents, and I have come across some of the worst.

BEWARE, if you attend @AmericanFilmMarket make sure you aren't dealing with soulless people, watch the vid, I have evidence, contracts, pms, whatsApps-- everything... all I need is some help, and to maybe sa...

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Michael Thomas Daniel

posted the video there just in case it doesn't show up

John Ellis

Have you filed any legal charges?

Michael Thomas Daniel

John Ellis sadly John, I live in poverty due to being diagnoses with Stage 4 Colon Cancer right as all this stated a year and a half ago, in fact, I was supposed to be dead last XMAS and they knew tha...

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Lola Atkins Enape
Cannes Film Festival

Hi everyone, hope everyone is doing fabulous. :)

Anyone attending the Cannes Film Festival 'Marche Du Film' online in a couple of weeks? If so, pls do shout out it be great to connect?

Would also appreciate any tips on how to package my projects, I'm a Writer/Director and have a feature film that nee...

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Lola Atkins Enape

Thanks Karen "Kay" Ross for the tips, much appreciated :)

Brian Rhodes

Cool. I'll check out Cannes. As regards, you feature film script, have you entered it into and script Film Festivals. A Film Festival win and a wicked logline are two positive steps to getting Financing... but it's never easy. For what it's worth!

Valerie Lynn Hanna

Fruition Talent and Media Inc. Valerie Hanna

Becca Carroll Guido

Hi Lola, I was supposed to be across the pond all May, based in the UK with a trip to Cannes mid-month. We are trying to decide what we are doing about attending the new virtual Marche du Film later this month. If I will attend, I'll be sure to give you a heads up! Would love to connect! :)

Becca Carroll Guido

Oh, also I would emphatically echo Karen's comments about the Stage32 Webinars that are available! Absolute Gold!!

Michael Leclair
Pitch Deck

Hi fellow members...I'm putting together a pitch deck for a indie film I'm going to produce. Does anyone have some good, eye-catching examples that I can browse for reference sake? Thank you.

Art Thomas

Hello Michael, I may have someone that you can use. please email me at: art_thomas@mainmanfilms.com and I will be happy to help anyway I can. Our recent film just finished post, you can view the trail...

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Regina Lee

I don't have anything that I can share publicly. Please try to Google "AFM movie pitch deck," and you can probably find some examples.

Farrell Rose
Looking for warming tent for Alicia Silverstone movie

Hi. We're in Orlando filming a shark movie, and have been having trouble finding a warming tent for the two leads, who will be doing alot of water work. Just reaching out to see if anyone may have any leads.

Doug Nelson

Are you talkin' about flying some silk?

Karen "Kay" Ross

You should be able to acquire something through a production rental house. Are you having trouble because they are out or because you are looking for something specific? Setting up a tent with walls a...

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Constance Hoarau
The state of the European Market

Hello everyone, it's great to hear everyone's thoughts and insights about the state of the industry in the US, and it sure is relevant even for non-Americans pursuing careers in the film industry. But I was wondering if there were European film executives here who could tell us more about the state...

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Tasha Lewis

See relevant blogs in the Stage 32 archive as well.

Karen "Kay" Ross
Constance Hoarau

Awesome! Thank you guys for the resources.

Tasha Lewis

Your welcome!

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