Crowdfunding Your Indie Film Like a Pro with Emily Best
Crowdfunding has always been a mystery to me. I never really understood how indie filmmakers could raise $50,000, $100,000 or $1,000,000 to make their films. I tried once with the “if I built they will come” idea but they never came.
When I discovered this weeks guest, Emily Best CEO and founder of the indie film crowdfunding website Seed & Spark, I had to get her on the show. I attempted to squeeze out of her every bit of crowdfunding knowledge I could. We discuss:
- How to create a successful crowdfunding campaign?
- What are the biggest mistake indie filmmakers make when crowdfunding their film?
- How should indie filmmakers crowdsource (building an audience for you or your film)?
- How do indie filmmaker determine how much to ask for when crowdfunding?
- How do you build a killer crowdfunding page and video?
- What incentives should you give when crowdfunding?
- How do you determine if your film has an audience?
All of these question on crowdfunding are answered and more. Seriously this podcast is a condensed master class on crowdfunding. I was selflessly asking the questions I wanted the answers to and now you guys benefit as well. Enjoy!
LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
- Seed and Spark
- Emily Best – Twitter
- Emily Best: Crowd funding Your Film Online Course
- Six Secrets to getting into Film Festivals for FREE!
- FreeFilmBook.com (Your FREE Audio Book)
- Indie Film Hustle TV (Netflix for Filmmakers and Screenwriters)
- Martin Scorsese Film Directing Masterclass
- Ron Howard Film Directing Masterclass
- Spike Lee Film Directing Masterclass
- Werner Herzog Filmmaking MasterClass
- Aaron Sorkin Screenwriting MasterClass
- Mira Nair Independent Filmmaking Masterclass
- David Mamet Dramatic Writing MasterClass
- Shonda Rhimes Masterclass: Learn Television Writing from the Creator of Scandal
- Steve Martin Teaches Comedy Writing & Acting MasterClass
- Annie Leibovitz Masterclass: Learn Photography from the Legend
- Jimmy Chin Masterclass: Learn Adventure Photography
- Judd Apatow Comedy Writing/Directing Masterclass
- Six Secrets to get into Film Festivals for FREE!
- FreeFilmBook.com (Download Your FREE Filmmaking Audio Book)
If you like this show on crowdfunding then watch:
How to Make a Feature Film for $1000 with Mark Duplass
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