Producing for Hollywood: A Guide for the Independent Producer

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Budding filmmakers, television producers, directors, writers, and students get a crash course on the independent production scene in this riveting account of the business and its key players. Now revised to reflect the latest production trends in the entertainment industry, this book is packed with never-before-revealed secrets about the challenging and exciting role producers play in bringing a film or television pilot to the screen, told by two veteran, award-winning producers. Readers will learn what skills and traits they need to succeed as the mastermind behind an independent production, including insider tips on how to assemble and manage a talented ensemble of writers, directors, actors, and crew-members. The book also includes up-to-date contact information for film festivals and foreign distributors, as well as sample budgets, film partnership proposals, and other forms. Aspiring film and television artists will find the practical understanding and insight vital to success.

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Producing for Hollywood teaches readers the skills and traits they need to succeed as the mastermind behind an independent production, including insider tips on how to assemble and manage a talented ensemble of writers, directors, actors, and crew-members. From first pitch to final cut, this unique overview chronicles:
· Finding a script
· Developing the package and raising money
· The three phases of production
· How to work with writers, directors, actors, and crew
· Distribution and marketing


· Filming outside the U.S.
· The world of television Complete with an extensive appendix containing a sample film partnership proposal, a sample budget and cash flow, miscellaneous forms and information, and listings of film festivals and foreign distributors, this is an indispensable handbook for any seriously interested in producing independent film. "We have given you the tools you will need to become the independent producer you want to be," say Mason and Gold. "It is up to you how those tools are used. The motion picture business, like most art forms, is not stationary. It is ever-changing, always evolving. We know the road is difficult, because we have been there. We also know that dreams can come true, because we've been there, too."

About the Author:

Don Gold is producer for the television series Diagnosis Murder. He has written numerous television series, movies-of-the-week, miniseries, and feature films. The former producer of Miami Vice, and former president of MPSC, a motion picture service company, Gold has worked for all the major television networks including MGM/TV, MCA/Universal, Universal Studios, and Columbia Pictures on productions including CHiPs, Hawaii 5-0, Columbo, The Rockford Files, The Six Million Dollar Man, MacMillan and Wife, From Here to Eternity, and others. He lives in Tarzana, California.

Allworth Press Books by Don Gold:
Producing for Hollywood (see also Paul Mason)

Paul Mason is senior vice president of production at VIACOM Productions. He produced the television series Ironside, which won the NAACP’s first Image Award, and twice received the Fame Magazine’s Critic Award for the best television detective series. He received an Emmy nomination for best television series for MacMillan and Wife. Other television credits include Diagnosis Murder, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, and Matlock. He is the former president for VIACOM Pictures Inc. (SHOWTIME), and the former president of motion pictures at Trans World Entertainment. He lives in Los Angeles.

Allworth Press Books by Paul Mason:
Producing for Hollywood (see also Don Gold).

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