Chapter 14Financing

There’s one small step between developing your script and getting your film made, which is obviously raising the money to pay for it. This is the conundrum for every screenplay written. Assuming you have written a script that has some commercial market appeal, and assuming you have written your screenplay to conform to a realistic market value, which can be reasonably demonstrated that not only is the likelihood that the film will recoup its investment, but also that your script can be produced for a budget that the market will bear, for the entrepreneurial writer, there are many ways to go about trying to raise capital.

Equity Financing

There are numerous ways to finance any motion picture, but in the independent film world ...

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