HOLLYWOOD MOVIE MONEY (Produce a $100 Million Movie. 3 Financing Methods)

HOW HOLLYWOOD WORKS: WANT $100,000,000?

Want to Produce a Movie… Need $100 Million?

Then grasp a simple Hollywood concept.

Which is? “It’s called Show Business”…

It is not called “Show Art”.

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(“Fox Studios has a payroll of 2,000 employees and investors who demand dividends… Filmmaking is a buisiness.”)

And, if you want $100 million to make a movie,

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FREE SCREENWRITING PROGRAMS (The 7 Best Free Writer’s Software)

THE BEST “FREE” SCREENWRITING PROGRAMS

If all you desire is a properly typed first draft then the below screenwriting programs, at no cost, are superb.

 

(1st) WRITER DUET: An excellent free software formatting program that allows real-time for collaborative writing.

https://writerduet.com/

(2nd) CELTX: Most commonly used screenwriting program. Has a paid and free version.

https://www.celtx.com/index.html

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(“If you use a Free Screenwriting App make sure it (A) re-paginates and (B) helps with dialogue nuances.”)

 

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PRODUCE & DIRECT A 2018 FEATURE FILM (Learn Producing Odds & Film Directing Reality)

2018: PRODUCE OR DIRECT A FEATURE FILM

Want to launch your career by Producing or Directing a profitable Feature Film in 2018?

I’m sure the answer is “Yes”.

Then here is how to start with either a No-Budget, a Micro-Budget, an Ultra Low-Budget, a Low-Budget, a Medium-Budget or a Mega-Budget Feature Film with covering the financing spectrum from as low as $10,000 to as high as $100,000,000 movies… along with the odds-of-success for each.

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SELL YOUR SCRIPT: MUST #1 (Learn a Great Writer’s Secret: Grab the Reader)

WANT TO SELL YOUR SCRIPT?   “Grab the Reader”

In 1980, when I first came to Hollywood, and took four, almost useless, night school courses on Screenwriting, Financing, Dealmaking & Line Producing at UCLA, made a couple of alleged contacts, who’s father’s were heavyweights in the industry; and wrote a couple of scripts, practiced my pitch while, 3 months past and I became very tight for money; and out of necessity stumbled into “reading-for-a-living”.

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GET A HOLLYWOOD AGENT (Top Agencies. 1,165 Agents. Contact Info)

SECRET TO HOLLYWOOD AGENTS

The secret to getting a Hollywood Agent is… there is no secret and, no matter how many books you read (google “Samuel French” for books at https://www.samuelfrench.com/bookshops), and they are all good, they’ll tell you about head shots, acting classes, the union, your support team, your monologue, who’s casting, how to get sides, cattle calls & auditioning if an actor and…

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(“Jeremy Piven,

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SCREENWRITING FELLOWSHIPS, TV MENTOR PROGRAMS & SCRIPT CONTESTS (Which is Best?)

SCREENWRITING FELLOWSHIPS, TV MENTORING PROGRAMS & SCRIPT CONTESTS…Which is Better?

Script Fellowships or TV Mentoring Programs, if truly a paying fellowship (see below), are better than 94% of the Screenwriting Contests.

However, of the 100-150 Screenwriting Contests about 6%, less than 10, are superb that if you win 1st, 2nd or 3rd place, it is almost guaranteed that you will (A) get your script read by the industry, (B) receive purchase agreements (option offers) and (C) be solicited by numerous literary agents for representation and on-going pitch meetings.

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HOLLYWOOD’S GLASS CEILING (Female Directors. The Solutions)

HOLLYWOOD GLASS CEILING: 1st PBS IS DOABLE

Yes, with respect to women, Hollywood is a Glass Ceiling and the way to break through is to approach it not as an Art Form, not as a Cultural Entity, not as a Social Entitlement but for what it is… a business … after all, it’s called “Show Business”.

However, PBS (Public Broadcasting System), which is not Hollywood but a government funded program, supported via under writings,

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ATTN PRODUCERS: SECRET TO HOLLYWOOD SUCCESS (Know What Film to Produce, Why & Success Odds)

PRODUCE A FEATURE FILM: The Odds?

Anyone, yes anyone, can produce, write or direct a feature film if they lose their naivety (It’s called “Show Business”… It is not called “Show Art”) and become realistic.

And, by realistic is meant, accepting that you, as a first-timer, are not a marketable name and neither your mom or dad are marketable names nor are they billionaires with disposable cash.

Further, you have little-to-no experience and probably don’t know how to rent a camera/lens/dolly package,

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WANT AN AGENT? (Hollywood’s 12 New Power Agents. Who They Are. How to Phone Them)

Variety Lists Top 12 Millennial Agents

By Variety Staff  @Variety

Want an agent?

Want Money from Apple, Facebook, Netflix, Hulu, Amazon or Microsoft to shoot?

Of course you do.

Then the below list of New Power Agents, twelve in all, compiled by Hollywood’s leading trade newspaper, Variety, who are so young they have no idea how a rotary dial telephone works but can tap the Multi-Multi-Billions of production dollars by the above digital networks and platforms,

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WANT TO SELL YOUR SCRIPT? (If Yes, Managers Many Times are Better than Agents. The Top 10 (Part 1: #1-10)

MANAGERS, AGENTS or ATTORNEYS?

Attn Writers & Actors with Ideas/Treatments:

Yes, you want an agent, a Literary Agent, however, as you know, it is very difficult to get one especially when he/she hides behind the mantra of “We don’t accept unsolicited manuscripts” or to even get past their secretary (Oops, no one in Hollywood is a secretary…it’s something like “Associate VP of Development”) proclaiming “Who is your referral

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