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Funding

Does your film need a business plan?

Last Saturday there was this crazy “Festival Of Ice” here in Toronto. It was sick (in the good way)! Tell me what...

Last Saturday there was this crazy “Festival Of Ice” here in Toronto. It was sick (in the good way)! Tell me what...

8 things to include in your film pitch

Last week I told you why investors do NOT care about your business plan nearly as much as you think. So wha...

Last week I told you why investors do NOT care about your business plan nearly as much as you think. So wha...

Fundraising for indie films (a new tactic)

I know what you're thinking. "Curt, how do you keep unstintingly putting out so much content and giving SO much ...

I know what you're thinking. "Curt, how do you keep unstintingly putting out so much content and giving SO much ...

The Ultimate Guide To Film Funding (Updated 2019)

So you’re an indie filmmaker, and you keep wondering “How do I get money for my movie?” Well you’ve come to t...

So you’re an indie filmmaker, and you keep wondering “How do I get money for my movie?” Well you’ve come to t...

The Ultimate Guide To Grant Writing (for filmmakers in 2019)

Someone asked me “Curt, what are your best tips for getting a grant application accepted?”   I remember w...

Someone asked me “Curt, what are your best tips for getting a grant application accepted?”   I remember w...

The Ultimate Guide To Sales Agents

You know my stance on what’s wrong with this industry.   The problem? You’re a talented indie filmmaker b...

You know my stance on what’s wrong with this industry.   The problem? You’re a talented indie filmmaker b...

19 Things A Film Investor Wants And Demands

Let's get straight to it. Last week I told you why investors do NOT care about your business plan nearly as...

Let's get straight to it. Last week I told you why investors do NOT care about your business plan nearly as...

Getting Funded With Telefilm

I love reading Reddit. Take a look at this advice on pitching a TV show. What do you see? I vomit in my ...

I love reading Reddit. Take a look at this advice on pitching a TV show. What do you see? I vomit in my ...

48 Laws Of Film: The Ultimate Guide To “Power” In The Film Industry

**Based on Robert Greene's "48 Laws Of Power" almost verbatim but adapted for filmmaking (as I say in the video below).*...

**Based on Robert Greene's "48 Laws Of Power" almost verbatim but adapted for filmmaking (as I say in the video below).*...

Here’s what you can do when you have too many script ideas, or don’t know which is the best investor

You ever feel like it’s 90% luck in this industry? If anyone is denying the role of luck in their success, then the...

You ever feel like it’s 90% luck in this industry? If anyone is denying the role of luck in their success, then the...