Inside Track For Independent Filmmakers: Get Your Movie Made, Get Your Movie Seen and Turn the Tables on Hollywood

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9780988534209: Inside Track For Independent Filmmakers: Get Your Movie Made, Get Your Movie Seen and Turn the Tables on Hollywood

It's really hard to get your movie made, and more than 90% of the movies that get made never get seen. What's a filmmaker to do? This book rides to the rescue as your trusted guide. You'll discover insider secrets, step-by-step instructions, and time-saving shortcuts-everything you need to approach financiers, actors, agents, and distributors like a savvy professional. Written in straightforward, everyday language by media expert Adam Leipzig, the past president of National Geographic Films and a former senior executive at Disney, who has supervised more than 25 films, this concise volume tells you exactly what you need to do to get your movie made and find the perfect audience. You will learn how to get great casting for your movie; pitch your project to financiers and speak the language they understand; find the evidence to support your creative vision; work the festival circuit like a pro; and make your film incredibly attractive to distributors.

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Adam Leipzig has overseen more than 25 movies as a producer, executive, and distributor, including March of the Penguins; Dead Poets Society; Julie Taymor's first film, Titus; Cherien Dabis's first firm, Amreeka; Byambasuren Davaa and Luigi Falorni's first film, The Story of the Weeping Camel; Joe Johnston's first film, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids; and Jon Turteltaub's first film, 3 Ninjas, and he has worked with legendary directors Robert Altman, Peter Yates, and Peter Weir. He served as the president of National Geographic Films and senior vice president at Walt Disney Pictures, and in each of those positions was responsible for the most profitable film of the year.

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Want to make a movie? Then you have to read this book, Full of insider information you won't find anywhere else, it is an absolutely essential reference manual for aspiring filmmakers. --Gale Anne Hurd, producer, The Walking Dead, Very Good Girls, The Terminator movies

This is a game-changing book. Adam Leipzig expertly levels the playing field with insider knowledge so independents can get their movies financed, produced and distributed globally. If you're planning to make a movie, this book is essential--it will only take a day to read, and it will shave years off your learning curve. --Graham Taylor, head, William Morris Endeavor Global

Adam Leipzig writes about simple truths in strong, easy-to-read prose. It's a great, fast read and reminds you how easy and difficult it is to make good and bad movies. Inside Track is like a divining rod as it points the way for filmmakers and readers through the labyrinth of this tricky medium. --Neil LaBute, director and writer, In the Company of Men, Nurse Betty, The Wicker Man, Death at a Funeral, Some Velvet Morning

This is a game-changing book. Adam Leipzig expertly levels the playing field with insider knowledge so independents can get their movies financed, produced and distributed globally. If you're planning to make a movie, this book is essential--it will only take a day to read, and it will shave years off your learning curve. --Graham Taylor, head, William Morris Endeavor Global

Adam Leipzig writes about simple truths in strong, easy-to-read prose. It's a great, fast read and reminds you how easy and difficult it is to make good and bad movies. Inside Track is like a divining rod as it points the way for filmmakers and readers through the labyrinth of this tricky medium. --Neil LaBute, director and writer, In the Company of Men, Nurse Betty, The Wicker Man, Death at a Funeral, Some Velvet Morning

This is a game-changing book. Adam Leipzig expertly levels the playing field with insider knowledge so independents can get their movies financed, produced and distributed globally. If you're planning to make a movie, this book is essential--it will only take a day to read, and it will shave years off your learning curve. --Graham Taylor, head, William Morris Endeavor Global

Adam Leipzig writes about simple truths in strong, easy-to-read prose. It's a great, fast read and reminds you how easy and difficult it is to make good and bad movies. Inside Track is like a divining rod as it points the way for filmmakers and readers through the labyrinth of this tricky medium. --Neil LaBute, director and writer, In the Company of Men, Nurse Betty, The Wicker Man, Death at a Funeral, Some Velvet Morning

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