IFP series: How to fund your documentary by Louise Rosen

Film Career


A few days ago I found an up-to-date article by Oakley Anderson-Moore via NoFilmSchool about how to fund a documentary.  As many of you may know, I am in the process of making my own first documentary The Land of Spirits  and our crew is about to launch a Kickstarter campaign in one month. So, for me this post was in just the right time and at the right place. I would like to share several ideas suggested by Louise Rosen that I found the most valuable, together with my own thoughts on the topic “how to fund a documentary”.

Think visually

First thing that Louise Rosen pointed out was to include a description of visual elements in your pitch or press release.  These one or two paragraphs will help you express your visual choices and techniques. So, for those who will judge your work it is important to know…

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Posted on March 24, 2013, in Crowdfunding & Fundraising, Events and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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