Photo #178489: How to Find Money to Make your Documentary Film Meetup Photos

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How to Find Money to Make your Documentary Film - Photo added by Joanne Butcher

About this meetup


Many documentary filmmakers start their projects without funds, paying for everything out of their own pockets. But, the better the film gets, the more the need for money to improve the film. This class focuses on bringing that money to the table! 


BIO Joanne Butcher has worked extensively with hundreds of filmmakers from the US, UK, Brazil, Cuba, the Caribbean and Latin America. She has been mentored by James Schamus (producer/screenwriter Ang Lee’s The Ice Storm, Crouching Tiger, HIdden Dragon); Ted Hope (producer, In the Bedroom, 21 Grams); Laura Bickford, (producer, Traffic), and Lucy and Luis Carlos Barreto who have made over 200 films in Brazil and produced 2 filmmaker sons who have both been nominated for Oscars. 

Joanne was the former Director of the Alliance Cinema on Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, IFP/Miami and a founder of IFP/National. She created and spearheaded the Florida Statewide Film Competition that provided $200,000 cash and services to a feature film. She has taught film financing and screenwriting. 

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