Budgeting for SAG actors on your film can make the difference between a good film and a bad one. Here are our tips on how to begin when using SAG actors.
Film investors aren’t a dime a dozen, for one very good reason: putting money into a film is one of the biggest, most risky investments someone can ever make. The typical film investor is one who does it for a living, either packaging films or putting together slates or is in some other way involved in raising money for movies … Read More
Hey Clyde, Is it me or has the docuseries just exploded overnight? Ever since Making a Murderer caused an uproar on the digital platform medium there has been nothing but a consistent wave of excellent documentary series coming through the trenches. There have always been documentary series that have existed on television, particularly on PBS that were more in the … Read More
Hello Bruno, I just finished watching the entire run of “The West Wing.” I wouldn’t argue about its status as classic modern television. It’s fast, intelligent, classy, and features some of the best dialogue, performances and camera movement in television history (however, I really loathed the score, especially the credits sequence music, just pandering and sentimental). However, it does already … Read More
Film Budgeteers recently sat down with veteran screenwriting professor and master screenwriter, Richard Walter. Walter has taught writing for the cinema for the better part of four decades and serves as the Chairman to the UCLA graduate school of screenwriting. He’s also the author of several fiction and non-fiction books and makes regular tv and media appearances to offer his … Read More
Film budgets can be daunting. Any good filmmaker knows what it takes to get her film made, and knows how to put together a simple budget for their project, but most new filmmakers aren’t intimately familiar with the vast amount of categories and line items found in a typical professional line-item film budget. What’s a line item in a budget? … Read More