How to Start the Process of Producing and Independent Film Project
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You need to formalize each parties participation in the project, their compensation, and their responsibilities.
Identify sources of financing
Make sure that you have a clear idea about how you will go about raising the money for your project.
Find OUTSTANDING Source Material
Without good content, go home. You need grabbing content.
Surround yourself with highly experienced cast and crew
You get what you pay for, often in life. Make sure that when you raise money from an investor to make your film that you are giving him/her the best opportunity to make money that you can. Seek advice in the structuring of any film or other entertainment investment.
Remember that EVERY attempt to raise money is through the sale of a security
Always, always, always (did I make my point) get the advice of a lawyer before you take any money from any person at any time.
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