In this new and updated ultimate filmmaker's guide , Louise Levison gives you easy- to-use steps for writing an investor-winning business plan for a feature film including: * Comprehensive explanations for each of the eight sections of a plan * Full financial section with text and tables * Sample business plan * Companion website with additional information for various chapters and detailed financial instructions -- advanced math t needed New! * Breaking the rules: how feature documentary, animated, and large format films differ New! * Communicating with investors: who they are, pitching to them and the experiences of other indie filmmakers
Louise Levison (www.moviemoney.com) has a 22-year track record creating business plans for films (both single and slates) and other entertainment companies. She teaches in the Extension Program at UCLA and is publisher and editor of The Film Entrepreneur: A Newsletter for the Independent Filmmaker and Investor. Her clients have raised money for individual films with budgets from $100,000 to $30 million and slates with budgets totalling up to $300 million. She regularly conducts workshops on financing for organizations and at film festivals. Levison holds an MA in Asian Area Studies and an MBA in finance.