Producing for Hollywood: A Guide for the Independent Producer

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Allworth Press, 2000 - Performing Arts - 259 pages
An account of the independent production scene and its key players. It discusses the challenging and exciting role that producers play in bringing a film or television pilot to the screen. Readers should learn what skills and traits they need to succeed as the mastermind behind an independent production, including insider tips on how to assemble and manage a talented ensemble of writers, directors, actors and crew-members. From first pitch to final cut, it chronicles the producer's journey through developing a winning prospectus, drafting a realistic timeline and budget, raising money, the three phases of production, and distribution and marketing. The book includes information for film festivals and foreign distributors, as well as sample budgets, film partnership proposals, and other forms.

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Life of the Independent Producer
Developing the Package
Show Me the Money

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