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The Pocket Lawyer for Filmmakers, 2nd Edition by Thomas A. Crowell

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5

FINANCING YOUR MOVIE

 

 

 

Getting the money: This is, without a doubt, the single trickiest part of making a movie. Unless you're a trust fund baby or a Hollywood movie star, finding the money to make your film will probably be the biggest barrier between you and the realization of your creative vision.

Fortunately, digital technology has enabled producers to shoot professional-quality feature films at dimestore prices. Unfortunately, given the fact that many feature films routinely cost $50 million, that “dimestore price” can still be in the tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars. Furthermore, although digital technology may give you the tools required to capture an image on tape and then edit it, it will not help you pay for locations, ...

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