The Film Fund Blog

Pre-production, Writing

Why the Screenplay Format Works

If you think you’re ready to start writing your first screenplay, it’s important to remember that there’s a particular screenplay format that should be followed when writing your script. Let’s briefly go over what that form is. In his book Screenplay: The Foundations of Screenwriting, Syd Field does an incredible job […]

Pre-production, Producing

What is Production Design?

Whether you’re making your first or your tenth film, it’s important to remember that there are various elements that go into making a film, ranging from budget, to themes and plots, to the visual elements of the film. Today, we’re going to focus on production design. According to studiobinder, ‘the […]

Producing

Creating a Production Schedule

A film is a machine with many moving parts. In order to function efficiently, or really to function at all, you must run a tight ship. The most important way to do this is to create a production schedule. Creating a production schedule is no trivial task. It requires effort […]

The Film Fund Podcast: Giorgio Miraflor

Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this week’s episode, we have the Writer and Director of The Film Fund Contest Winner “Me + Lee,” Giorgio Miraflor. We spoke to Giorgio about the production of “Me + Lee,” the upcoming premiere, and the winning pitch that started it all. Tune […]