What you need to know before talking to investors
There are a lot of first time filmmakers, but not a lot of second time ones. In the investor’s reality, the filmmaker may never work again so the best way to build confidence in your prospect is to be honest and well prepared the first time you pitch.
Over his 18-year career, Emmy™ award-winning filmmaker Mike Fitzer has experienced both success and failure in raising money for documentary and feature productions. In his 101 class you will hear about the ups and downs of raising money and learn some of the art behind the business of financing for independents. From building the right business plan to the wild west of distribution, Independent Film Financing 101 is a realistic look at what you need to know before you pitch.
- Saturday, February 23, 2013
- 10am – 1pm
- There will be a short break. We will have some refreshments available, but you will also be able to purchase items at the Dreamland Film Center’s concession stand (regular movie theatre fare).
- Dreamland Film Center, 810 East Market (near S. Shelby), Louisville, KY 40202 (MAP)
- Street parking is available on E Market and Shelby.