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What You Need To Know About Film Insurance

Something we’ve all learned from life, filmmaking aside, is that things don’t always go as planned. No matter how much we prepare or think we’re ready, something may take an unexpected turn. Accidents happen. We get it, and so does film insurance.  Ask any experienced filmmaker or film producer and they’ll […]

The Film Fund Podcast Episode 10: Sharon Pinkenson

Watch It Now! Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this week’s episode, we have Sharon Pinkenson, Executive Director from the Greater Philadelphia Film Office aka The Philly Film Commission. Sharon talks about the history and accessibility of the Philly Film Commission, the way she got the URL film.org, the […]

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How To Maximize Budgets As A Film Producer

Being a producer means putting together a project and seeing that project through to completion. It boils down to hiring the director to execute their vision, and then supporting the director along the way. Whether you’re producing a short film, feature film, or corporate video, the producer really has one […]

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The Film Fund Podcast Episode 9: Matthew Greenberg

Watch It Now! Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this week’s episode, we have a previous winner at The Film Fund, Matthew Greenberg. Matthew talks about his funded film, “Treehouse,” the challenges he faced during production, his association with The Film Fund, and advice he has for other aspiring […]

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How To Cut Costs For Your Film Production

Creating a budget for a film production is one thing, but staying within budget and keeping costs down is another. Many filmmakers, of all experience levels, recount times when they wanted to pull their hair out during production — whether because they weren’t fully prepared, unexpected issues arose, or certain […]

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The Film Fund Podcast Episode 8: Thomas Verdi

Want to Watch? Click Below Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this week’s episode, we have a profile of Thomas Verdi, Founder and Executive Producer at The Film Fund. Thomas talks about how and why he started The Film Fund, his own experience as a filmmaker both in the […]

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The Film Fund Podcast Episode 7: BingeWave

Want to Watch? Click Below Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this week’s episode, we have the cofounders of BingeWave, Sharick LaMay and Devin Dixon.  We sat down with Devin and Sharick to discuss their experience with BingeWave, the future of digital distribution for independent film, and tips for […]