Fund it. Film it. Sell it. AFM Like a Boss!Workshop - Studio City Brought to you by The Industry Workshops
Class Begins: 11/08/2014 Ends: 11/08/2014
Class Time: 9:00 am - echo date("g:i a", strtotime($class['class_end_time'])); ?> (PST)
Are you in the entertainment industry? Do you want to make films? Well if you’re wanting to make money while doing it, that means understanding how to SELL! The American Film Market (AFM) is one of the premier venues where buyers and sellers meet together for one week a year, and thousands of films are bought and sold.In ONE Content-Packed Day, 3 Established Filmmakers Will Reveal Their Step-by-Step System So You Can Finally Make Your Movie And Sell It.
Whether you’re just starting out and have a script or an idea for a movie, or you have a film that is in the can, this one-day workshop is perfect for you. Development, funding, pre-production, production, post-production, and finally, sales and distribution, will all be covered.
This is an ALL DAY Filmmaking Summit! Lunch will be provided.
Over the course of the day, we are going to provide you with solid, useful and actionable tips so you can walk out knowing EXACTLY what needs to happen (and how to do it) so you can get your movie made and sold.
By the end of this workshop you will:
- Understand how to raise funding for your film.
- Learn the aspects of production and accurate time tables to accomplish this.
- Look at your project from a distributor’s perspective.
- Know how to work the markets, like AFM.
Who should attend this workshop: producers, directors, writers, actors, and anyone interested in learning the script-to-screen aspects of filmmaking.Check out the schedule:BANKROLL Your Film
Tom Malloy is going to show you how to meet prospective investors, how to pitch to them and how to get money to make your movie. This will include information on business plans and more importantly, he is going to share his secret tips on how he was able to raise over 25-Million dollars to fund his independent films.PRODUCE Your Film
Aimee Schoof is an entertainment executive and producer. She co-founded Intrinsic Value Films in 1998 and has since produced more than 30 feature films! Of those, seven have premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, four at the Tribeca Film Festival, three at SXSW, one at Toronto, Venice, New Directors/ New Films, and Berlin to name a few.
Aimee will share her closely guarded tips for taking your movie from script to screen.BREAK – Lunch Provided!MARKET Your Film
Jason Brubaker helps filmmakers get their movies seen and selling. As you know, finding a traditional distribution deal is increasingly challenging. Nobody knows this better than Jason Brubaker. After failing to garner a traditional distribution deal for his first feature, he figured out how to market and sell his movie online.
Jason will show you how to maximize movie profits without the middle-man and discuss working the American Film Market.SELL Your Film
All three speakers have extensive experience at AFM. From the seller’s perspective, creator’s perspective, or acquisition’s perspective, they will share their strategies for distribution. This will be an open discussion covering the following topics: How to find a sales agent. How to evaluate your distribution contracts. Release windows and how to maximize exposure. And importantly, how NOT to get screwed in the process.Group Discussion
Following the presentation, we will provide an Q&A to the audience. This will allow YOU to get answers to your specific filmmaking questions. So make sure you come to the event with your most pressing questions!