What we're about

This is a group of LA Film Industry Professionals who make independent films, web and transmedia content. We subscribe to the pay-it-forward motto of filmmaking.

Whether you are above, the line, or below the line, or both, you'll find this an informative group that provides great connections. We bring together writers, directors, producers, actors, cinematographers, sound engineers, PR pros and funders among others.

Join us to find enthusiastic support for your current and future projects.

We record some of our in-depth expert events and you can find the recordings posted here (http://filmfundingla.com/film-funding-videos/).

Michael Praver

FilmFundingLA.com

Upcoming events (3)

Making & Selling a Million Dollar or More Movie (Santa Monica Lunch Meet Up)

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To attend this live, face-to-face lunch workshop, sign up at https://gumroad.com/l/wTLq/k0nR4d Building a $1M+ film, like building a $1M+ house, requires a specific process that minimizes risk, up front costs, and time invested while maximizing the probability of a financially successful project. If you are a filmmaker, this workshop will help you produce your project more quickly, cost effectively, and safely. If you are a writer or performer, it will help you learn what you need to know before accepting back end deals. At this face to face lunch meetup in Santa Monica, you will learn . . . How to fully secure the rights to produce a film based on a script How (and why) to attach name talent to your project What's involved in working with SAG/AFTRA and other unions and what must be in place before your start. Where to find investors and how to convince them to put money into your film How to get an accurate shooting schedule and production budget Getting financial forecasts investors and lender will believe When, why and how to set up your production company and its corporate structure. How to acquire distribution in the US & Worldwide (including theatrical release) Immediately after you sign up to attend the workshop, you will receive . . . A step-by-step $1M+ Film Workbook that covers everything from script acquisition, budgeting, creating shooting schedules, working with SAG, to setting up your production company, acquiring distribution, applying for and getting state rebates, funding through investment and loans, distribution, and creating back end deals. Casting Name Talent Workbook Raising Money From Investors using Regulation D and Regulation CF Investment Workbook Intellectual Property Fundamentals Workbook You also get the following expert videos . . . Intellectual Property Right Fundamentals How to Work with a Professional Line Producer How to Work with a Professional Cinematographer Domestic & Foreign Distribution and Rights Sales Contract Fundamentals & Avoiding Litigation Getting Production Insurance and Completion Bonds and Why You Need Them Making and Enforcing Back End Deals Product Placement & Product Integration Deals Questions? If you have questions about this event, email [masked]. No Refunds: Because you get access to workbooks and videos immediately after you sign up, there are no refunds on this workshop after purchase. Testimonials Nancy Fulton has taught for UCLA and the Art Institute and has been producing media and supporting creative professionals from a business and technical perspective for more than 25 years. She is executive producer for Mobile Motion Mocap. Learn more at www.MobileMotionMocap.com. “ Nancy you are amazing. Thank you for doing all this to benefit all of us newcomers. ” — DP “ Very relevant and helpful. Nancy, you're doing a great job! Thank you! ” — Pamela Davis “ Nancy is amazing and such a gift to the filmmaking community. ” — Jim Henson “ Nancy, you amaze me with your giving spirit and ability to bring such great guests on board. Thanks for all you do to help us excel in our careers. ” — Susan Shearer “ A very useful, educational resource that is incredibly generous in giving knowledge and expertise to the filmmaking community. ” — Pippa Hinchley “ Good information resource. Well organized. ” — JB “ Nancy's Film Funding Club is very valuable. Always lots of great information. It's very obvious that she puts a lot of work into these seminars for us (slideshows, audio recordings, coordinating guest speakers, etc.). I am very grateful and appreciative to her and her guests for their time and talent to help further our careers. ” — Jodi About the Film Funding Club: “ I'm thoroughly enjoying this club. I wish I had found out about it way earlier, I'd be way ahead of the game. I would recommend this club to anyone who truly wants to learn the business aspect of the film industry. ” — Reinaldo D'Amico

Free Coffee Meetup for Creative Industry Pros (Hollywood)

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To attend this free networking event, just sign up here: https://gumroad.com/l/YWTLH/x7zk5if This friendly, informal, networking event for Filmmakers, Writers, Screenwriters, Performers, DPs, Directors, and other Creative Pros is the perfect event to attend if you want to make new connections with people proactively building their careers. We usually have 20+ attend this kind of event so it's a good way to meet people . . . Testimonials | Endorsements | Reviews Dr Rebecca Roy, PhD "Nancy is a consummate professional, highly creative and very generous of her time and herself." Paul S Levine Attorney At Law & Literary Agent "The best at running networking and educational events!" 41 More at Alignable: http://bit.ly/endorsements1 More Endorsements & Recommendations on Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/in/nancyfulton

The Art of Due Diligence & Not Getting Scammed (Online Workshop)

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To attend this live online interactive workshop and get the workbook, and recording of the event as well, sign up here: https://gumroad.com/l/kBSkJ Note, you can attend by iPhone, Android Phone, or Computer, as well as standard telephone. About this Event . . . In this live online workshop you master tools and techniques that will help you pre-qualify those you plan to work with. The Entertainment Industry is notorious for it's scams, deceptions, and disappointments and most of those negative outcomes can be prevented by learning how to research and safely get to know those you will be working with and for. If you are hiring people you’ll work with to produce a film, taking on production partners, accepting investment, creating creative partnerships, engaging third parties to publish, produce, or distribute your work, you’ll find this an important Topics addressed: What Due Diligence Is and How it Prevents and Solves Problems Before They Get Expensive How Understanding Due Diligence Helps You Get Many More Good Deals Done Why the Media & Entertainment Industry is So Attractive to Bad Actors A Few Hallmarks of Grifters, Con Men, Charismatic Mad Men & Scammers When to Start Due Diligence How to Find Out What You Need to Know About People You’re Working With How to Investigate Deals Done Previously Why Lawyers Can Only Sometimes Prevent You From Being Scammed When Hiring An Expert or a Specialist Makes Sense How to Interview People and How to Get References Scaling Up Due Diligence As Deals Get Bigger and Risks Increase How People Accidentally Scam Themselves From Time To Time Vetting Cast, Crew, Business Partners, Service Providers, etc. How to Ensure That When People Do Due Diligence on You, You Always Pass With Flying Colors This event is designed to give you a solid primer on when, why, and how to research people and businesses you may want to work with by working with online services, investigators, lawyers and others as you build larger and larger deals. If you have questions about this event, reach out to me at [masked] Testimonials | Endorsements | Reviews Dr Rebecca Roy, PhD "Nancy is a consummate professional, highly creative and very generous of her time and herself." Paul S Levine Attorney At Law & Literary Agent "The best at running networking and educational events!" 41 More at Alignable: http://bit.ly/endorsements1 More Endorsements & Recommendations on Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/in/nancyfulton More Events and Resources at NancyFultonMeetups.com and www.gumroad.com/nancyfulton

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