Indie Producing What They Don't Teach You in Film School, Canada, Saturday, 13. January 2018

INDIE PRODUCING WHAT THEY DON'T TEACH YOU IN FILM SCHOOL
COST - $75.00 + HST/Person For The Day
*** Please message me if you would like to register.

Learn about how to find material to option, How to secure the material, developing the material, pitching, casting, crewing, financing, business and marketing plans, budgeting, pre-production, production, post-production, music, look books, promoting, marketing, monetizing and distributing your film and a whole lot more.

Who Should Take this Course
Canadian independent producers, writers, directors, actors, technicians making movies today - or wanting to make movies - in the Canadian independent film landscape; New and emerging Canadian filmmakers who need a broad but practical intro and understanding of the Canadian independent film landscape.

Here's the days breakdown:

SEGMENT 1: THE PRODUCT Part #1
9:00 am – 10:30 am

• The Material - Finding a script; Getting book rights
• Development - Developing an existing script; Finding a writer
• Pitching
• Director - What to look for in a Director – and where; The Producer / Director relationship
• Casting - Hiring a Casting Director; Star Casting
• Crewing- Hiring Key Crew (DOP, PM, Production Designer, 1st AD, Editor, etc); Unsung Heroes on Crew; Chemistry, Chemistry, Chemistry
• Union Versus Non-Union

10:45 am – 11:00 am BREAK

SEGMENT 2: THE PRODUCT Part #2
11:00 am – 1:00 pm

• Business and Marketing Plans
• Budgeting - How to determine what the budget will be of your film; Budgeting Tips
• Tools of the Trade
• Pre-Production
• Production - How long is the shoot; Cost of shooting
• Music
• Post Production - Editing Process; Various cuts; Locking picture; Music; Picture Post; Sound Post; VFX; Deliverables


1:00 pm – 2:00 pm LUNCH

SEGMENT 3: THE MONEY
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm

• Various ways to finance your film
• (Private Investors, Gov’t Funding, Crowd Sourcing )
• Tax Credits
• Bank Financing

3:15 pm 3:30 pm BREAK

SEGMENT 4: THE PROMOTION
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Promoting your Canadian Independent Film

• Festivals and Markets
- Why & what type of Film Festivals; Festival Goal
- Which markets should you go to and why

• Distribution
- Plan from day 1
- Self Distribute or not?

- Typical Deal
- Theatrcial, DVD, Netflix, VOD etc etc

• Monetization

• Promoting Your Film

• Wrap Up

Saturday, 13. January 2018, Canada, Indie Producing What They Don't Teach You in Film School

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