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The Independent Filmmaker's Guide to Writing a Business Plan for Investors, 2d ed.
     

The Independent Filmmaker's Guide to Writing a Business Plan for Investors, 2d ed.

by Gabriel Campisi
 

Filmmakers need more than heart, talent and desire to realize their dreams: they need production capital. Finding willing investors can be the most difficult step in an aspiring filmmaker’s pursuit of higher-budget, entertaining motion pictures. This practical guide provides detailed instructions on preparing the most important tool for recruiting

Overview

Filmmakers need more than heart, talent and desire to realize their dreams: they need production capital. Finding willing investors can be the most difficult step in an aspiring filmmaker’s pursuit of higher-budget, entertaining motion pictures. This practical guide provides detailed instructions on preparing the most important tool for recruiting investors, a persuasive business plan. Included in this new edition are suggested ways to approach potential investors; lists of various financial sources available to Hollywood productions, and tips on spotting unscrupulous financiers. Interviews with key Hollywood producers offer real-world insight.

Editorial Reviews

Communication Booknotes Quarterly
Reviews of the first edition: well-timed"
Midwest Book Review
a very fine tool
Spanix.com
Campisi breaks down the components of the almightly business plan in a simple straightforward manner. Helpful hints from actual experiences, interviews, comparisons, and a business plan sample are included to guide you even further. This book provides both a blueprint and the confidence for you to take the next step in making your film
ARBA
valuable
From the Publisher
“valuable”—ARBA; “Reviews of the first edition: “well-timed”—Communication Booknotes Quarterly; “a very fine tool”—Midwest Book Review; “explains how to create a winning business plan to attract investors to an independent film project”—Reference & Research Book News; “Campisi breaks down the components of the almightly business plan in a simple straightforward manner. Helpful hints from actual experiences, interviews, comparisons, and a business plan sample are included to guide you even further. This book provides both a blueprint and the confidence for you to take the next step in making your film”—Spanix.com.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786462858
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
03/26/2012
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Gabriel Campisi has dealt in the world of finance, investment assets and commercial holdings for more than 20 years. Working simultaneously in motion picture and television production, he has received numerous awards and critical acclaim for his works as an independent writer, director and producer.

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