DVD Film School™

30 FILMMAKING LESSONS & WORKBOOKS

16 DVD FILMMAKING LESSONS & 14 UPDATES: Can’t Wait. Can’t Attend. The updated “2-Day Film School” can come to you. Plus, you can view it over and over, especially with your associates and partners, when your project becomes real for everyone to be on-the-same-page.

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30 FILMMAKING LESSONS & UPDATES:
INDEPENDENT FILM BASICS:
Supplies & Resources. Hollywood vs Independents. Launching Your Career. The Studio Feature. The Independent Feature. Micro-Budget vs Mega-Budget…..
BUDGETING A-Z:
Top Sheet Budget. Studio Budgets. Independent Budgets. $1 Million Feature. Micro-Budget Tricks, Mega-Budget….
SCREENWRITING A-Z:
Write the Great Script. How to Sell Stories. CY, Register & Copyright. Agents & Deals. Spec Scripts. Hiring Writers…
FESTIVALS & DISTRIBUTORS:
Securing a Distributor. Festival Circuit. Winning Awards. Sundance v Cannes v Berlinale. Buzz. Agents & Reps…
MOVIE GUILDS & UNIONS:
The Writers Guild, Directors Guild & Actors Guild. Rules & Regulations. Costs & Contracts. Low-Budget Rates….
REVENUE STREAMS:
Cable & DVD Deals. Pay-Per-View & On-Demand. Shrinking Windows. Maximizing Revenues. The 3rd Window. Profits…
PRE-PRODUCTION:
Budgets & Schedules. Paperwork & Forms. Storyboards & Rehearsals. Camera & Equipment. Costs & Deals…
FOREIGN SALES:
Film Markets. AFM v Cannes. Pre-Sells. 35 Deals. Nations v Territories. Sundance v Toronto v Tribecca. Costs….
DIRECTING A-Z:
Agents & Jobs. Casting Talent. Shooting Schedules. Shot Selections. Directors Team. Production Boards. Scouting Locations…
FINANCING A-Z:
Securing Investors. Financing Deals. Private Placements. Studio Deals vs Global Pre-Sales. Raising $1,000,000…
PRODUCTION BASICS:
Shooting Tricks & Secrets. Key Crew Hires. Equipment Deals. Paperwork & Forms. Permits & Insurance….
DISTRIBUTION DEALS:
Box Office Gross. Net Producer Profits. P&A Budgets. Expense Caps. Distribution Fees. 25 Deal Memo Points….
POST-PRODUCTION A-Z:
Editing Process. Rough Cut & Final Cut. Sound effects. Music & Score. Foley & ADR. Color Correcting. DCP Output…
ORGANIZATION A-Z:
Production Boards. Plan a Shot List. Contracts & Forms. Agreements & Releases. Locations & Schedules. Permits….
DIGITAL FILMMAKING:
2K v 4K. HD v DSLR. eCinema Basics. Cost Savings. BlackMagic, GoPro, Red, Alexa. 1-Day & 1-Week Shoots. $20K Feature…
FILMMAKER'S GAMEPLAN:
Micro-Budget Shoots to Studio Features. Indie v Hollywood. Fame and Fortune. The Success Formula…
2015 Updates:
*Global Box Office Trends  *Apps & Software  *Low-Budget Rules  *Writing & Selling Scripts  *3D Filmmaking  *Digital Budgeting  *Micro-Budget Features  *Camera Formats  *Crowd Funding  *Product Placement Money  *Pre-Sell Financing  *VOD, SOD & EST  *Revenue Streams & On-Demand  *Movie Profits & Success Formula