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Film Financing

6 Techniques to Research and Locate Film Investors

Jim Jermanok | Posted 11.25.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Jermanok

I was in Manhattan's Four Seasons Hotel, sitting across from a Wall Street guy who had already rejected me twice about investing in my latest independ...

Film Financing With State Tax Credits

Schuyler M. Moore | Posted 01.27.2014 | Entertainment
Schuyler M. Moore

The most important development in film financing over the last decade is the drastic expansion of state tax credits for film production.

Opportunities Abound at the American Film Market

Michael Rose | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Rose

The good news from mostly upbeat panelists was that money is loosening up and the trauma of the global economic collapse seems to be over.

Hirokin: Financing An Indie Film Epic

Gina Hall | Posted 10.15.2012 | Los Angeles
Gina Hall

One adage you take away from film school is "make sure it's all up on the screen." But sometimes the behind-the-scenes story is so compelling that it actually elevates the material on screen, like in Alejo Mo-Sun's low-budget epic, Hirokin.

Independent Films' New Path to Financing

Jeff Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jeff Steele

Indie filmmakers are always looking for money. Now enterprising producers have discovered an unprecedented new resource for funding: they're going online and hitting up their audiences.