Turn your feature film idea into a proof-of-concept that gets attention

You’ve struck gold with a feature film idea. Now you need to turn it into a proof-of-concept that gets attention so you can turn it into a successful film.

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You’ve finished your short film script. Now what?

This process will get you from script to screen without wasting months wondering what to do next.

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2 biggest mistakes I see in newbie scripts (from a producer)

Scriptwriting is difficult, and the cherry on top is when someone reads your work and rips it to shreds.  Of course they don’t mean to rip it to shreds. Their aim is to make the script better so it can actually work as a film.…

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How to get the big decision-makers (like Netflix) looking at your films

These 4 things will get you attention in any kind of pitch meeting, and from decision-makers from the festival down the road all the way up to Netflix.

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How to create a film slate that gets you noticed

There’s something indie filmmakers are skipping over. It’s costing them opportunities, funding and connections.  They’re afraid to treat themselves like professionals, so they’re not developing their own slate of projects.  It’s high time we go through the simple steps to creating a film slate that…

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The only 5 crew members you need to make your film

Planning production can be stressful enough when you’re making a short film and squeezing every penny. So let’s take a bit of the stress out by minimising your crew. Planned properly, you can have a completely successful shoot with only 5 crew members.  We’re going…

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Decide the genre for your next film in 15 mins

It sometimes feels like film genres are often an afterthought. Once you’ve got the story, characters and started wondering where the heck you’re gonna get the £10k you need, genre feels like a distant point.  But today we’re going to take a few minutes to…

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YouTube vs. Vimeo for filmmakers

It’s time to answer the age-old question. Well, maybe not age-old, because we’re talking about YouTube vs Vimeo.  We’re going to break it down for you today so you can work out which one you need to prioritise in 2020.  Background In recent years the…

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