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Films About Film in the Leavey Library (DVDs): Financial Aspects

Czech Republic/Slovakia

The Business Side of Successful Filmmaking: Film Financing Secrets
"Financing is one of the hardest & most confusing aspects of filmmaking. Many filmmakers do not know where to go to find the money & lack the knowledge on how to speak to investors. After 20 years of raising more than $40 million in film investments, David Heavener teaches the techniques he has developed & perfected over the years to help you obtain the funds you need to get your project underway. He then breaks down the process of production from pre-production, through post production, including how to audition actors, contracts & how to negotiate with post production facilities."

The Business Side of Successful Filmmaking: Selling & Marketing the Movie
"The hardest part of filmmaking becomes selling your movie, once the film has been made. This program teaches the marketing process using a step-by-step plan followed by the process of dealing with film distributors. Along with the pros and cons of signing with someone else, you'll also learn how to become your own distributor & the future landscape of filmmaking & distribution. Includes valuable information on contracts & terminology."