Indie Film Seminars

Indie Film Seminars Indie Filmmaking: Schedule & Budget Seminar for Producers, Writers, Directors, Actors, Production Designers and Everyone interested in making a film.

Budget & Scheduling Independent Films- Demystifying the Process- is a two-day intensive workshop in Los Angeles for HIGHLY-MOTIVATED FILMMAKERS. LEARN FROM INDIE FILM LINE PRODUCER/ DGA UPM, MICHAEL TARZIAN, WHO HAS OVER 15-YEARS EXPERIENCE IN FILM PRODUCTION. * Understand how to read and navigate a budget from the top sheet to detail page. * Break down a film script * Input the elements into a breakdown sheet * Create a strip-board shooting schedule (which you will need to create an accurate budget) * How to set up budget accounts * Determine how much money you will need in each category * Learn how to account for the elements and labor needed to complete your film * How to deal with being "flipped" by the unions * How much the guilds/unions charge * How much insurance you’ll need * What rates to pay crew? * Tricks on saving money * PRODUCERS- you will be able to explain how the investor’s money will be spent * LINE PRODUCERS/UPM's- learn how to setup a budget and track expenses. * DIRECTORS- this workshop will help you understand how to spend the money as creatively as possible to get your vision on screen * WRITERS- you will understand how to write a budget friendly script that will help fast track it into production * ACTORS- learn how to plan and budget your own film to star in. * DEPARTMENT HEADS- this workshop will help you understand how to create a budget for your department. ...And much more! Guest Speakers: Greg Liegey (Visual FX Supervisor of Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, I Am Legend, Watchmen) will be coming to personally advise you how to budget and plan visual effects. Tony Snegoff (Stunt Coordinator of 24, Batman Forever, Malcolm in the Middle, Lethal Weapon 4 and many more hit shows & movies) will be coming to personally advise you how to plan for stunts. Get your projects advanced and see return profits! All it requires is education. The time is NOW to make your movie. Go to www.indiefilmseminars.com to book a seminar.

09/15/2015
The Green Monster

The Green Monster

Every filmmaker has the same dilemma, how to fund your film project. There are many ways to skin that proverbial cat. But I’m going to concentrate on the four of them.

http://www.indiefilmseminars.com/the-green-monster.html

PART 1- THE STUDIO ROUTE The first, and probably the one most of us are aware of is the Studio route to finance. Read More>>

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08/31/2015
2 Top Mistakes That Will Tank Your Film Overnight

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There are 2 Top mistakes in the film business that could be death to your movie. In the indie world most of us start with very little money to make a movie and finding out where to allocate the funds is always a challenge. You want to get the most for your buck and get quality on the screen but ther…

Indie on Twitter
08/25/2015
Indie on Twitter

Indie on Twitter

“This weekend Michael Shapiro reveals 6 ways to raise money and 3 secret places to get money for your film.”

2 TOP MISTAKES THAT WILL TANK YOUR FILM OVERNIGHT
08/23/2015
2 TOP MISTAKES THAT WILL TANK YOUR FILM OVERNIGHT

2 TOP MISTAKES THAT WILL TANK YOUR FILM OVERNIGHT

There are 2 Top mistakes in the film business that could be death to your movie. In the indie world most of us start with very little money to make a movie and finding out where to allocate the funds is always a challenge. You want to get the most for your buck and get quality on the screen but ther…

UPDATE!! Another amazing guest speaker for the seminar on Aug 29 & 30 in Los Angeles.  Studio & Indie Finance Executive-...
08/21/2015

UPDATE!! Another amazing guest speaker for the seminar on Aug 29 & 30 in Los Angeles.
Studio & Indie Finance Executive- Michael Shapiro
STAR WARS, NINE TO FIVE, BRUBAKER, M*A*S*H, THE CHINA SYNDROME, THE ELECTRIC HORSEMAN, RHINESTONE, BREATHLESS, GREAT BALLS OF FIRE, MR. BASEBALL, etc.

Michael reveals the secrets of raising money for independent films!

UPDATE!!!  New Guest Speaker for the August Seminar: Special Effects Supervisor John Palmer- THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW, BAC...
08/18/2015

UPDATE!!! New Guest Speaker for the August Seminar: Special Effects Supervisor John Palmer- THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW, BACK TO THE FUTURE PART II, ARMAGEDDON, etc. will teach you how to make your movie look like a bi9 budget studio movie for an independent price.

Filming with Process Trailers
08/18/2015
Filming with Process Trailers

Filming with Process Trailers

Make sure you budget for additional insurance coverage if you plan on using a camera process trailer in your film. Insurance carriers often consider this a significant risk and it can greatly increase your policy quote.

Fun Quote: In the world of film budgeting, FREE starts at $1000- Michael Tarzian
08/17/2015

Fun Quote: In the world of film budgeting, FREE starts at $1000
- Michael Tarzian

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08/13/2015

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08/13/2015

Fun Fact: The movie "Waterworld" went over budget and is considered a box office flop. In actuality it made all its money back on international sales alone and profited on its domestic sales.

08/11/2015

Film Budget & Scheduling Workshop: JUST ADDED

Guest Speakers:
Greg Liegey (Visual FX Supervisor of Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, I Am Legend, Watchmen) will be coming to personally advise you how to budget and plan visual effects.

Tony Snegoff (Stunt Coordinator of 24, Batman Forever, Malcolm in the Middle, Lethal Weapon 4 and many more hit shows & movies) will be coming to personally advise you how to plan for stunts.

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08/05/2015

Indie Film Seminars's cover photo

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08/05/2015

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