How to source and get the rights to great stories and killer screenplays, and then prep the project for production.
How to find, meet and pitch prospective investors (like a pro) so you can raise the money to make your film.
Find out how find your cast and crew, and then put the pieces together needed to make your film happen.
Gain tactics on the process of shooting your film, editing your film, and then prepping deliverables for distribution.
Gain tactics on what to do with your finished film so you can work towards getting a return on investment.
Learn secrets of distribution, so you can negotiate great deals with distributors (or choose to self-distribute.)
Q.Who should sign up for Filmmaking Stuff HQ?
A.This is professional level training for producers, directors, actors, writers, film students, or second career filmmakers who are ready to take action. This program will reveal insider tactics that can help you move your projects forward. So if you want to produce a film or television series, this training is for you!
Q.How does the Filmmaking Stuff HQ membership work?
A.Once you sign up, you’ll have access to video tutorials on specific topics such as filmmaking, development, film financing and film distribution. You’ll also have access to the group discussions, and be notified of any coach calls so you can get customized instruction on how to push your film or television projects forward.
Q.How long does it take to learn all this stuff?
A.Your time is valuable. So with this in mind, each “action plan” contained in your membership has been designed to solve one specific problem. This way, you can pick and choose the skills most important to you. And with hours of video instruction, you can work at your own pace. Many of our clients focus on completing one action plan per week.
Q.What stage of my career should I be at?
A.The training contained in this membership was created to help you avoid common pitfalls and “level up” your career. In this regard, current members include first time feature filmmakers, second career professionals, as well as industry veterans seeking cutting edge strategies for film funding and film distribution.
Q.What if I want to cancel my membership?
A.We want you to be happy with your decision. So we have created a “cancel at any time” policy. This means you can sign up for the membership, go through all the training and grab all the downloads… And if you decide FSHQ is not for you, just send an email to Jason [AT] FilmmakingStuff.com or dial 310-746-3868 during business hours.
Q.Will you produce my movie for me?
A.Unfortunately we are busy producing our own projects. That said, the purpose of the mastermind is to help you meet and build relationships with other serious, entrepreneurial filmmakers. Additionally we are here to teach what we know so you can save time and avoid common pitfalls as you work to “level up” your filmmaking career.