Film Producing Seminar

Anyone can produce a film but it is much harder to make a MARKETABLE film. Learn step by step what actions you need to take as a producer to find, produce and sell a project that buyers around the world are looking for right now.

During this seminar you will learn how filmmakers in Utah have consistently produced dozens of profitable films over the last several years. These producers will discuss the process of choosing or writing the right script, attaching the best cast and crew, producing the film within a realistic budget, how to get the right distribution, and how to assemble all the deliverables for worldwide distribution.

Don't make another film that has no chance of making any money. Sign up for the Film Producing Seminar now.



Story and Development | 1pm - 1:50pm
Everyone feels they have the perfect story to make a movie that everyone will want to watch, but the harsh reality is that most independent movies fail due to stories that aren't marketable. This session will focus on picking stories that will attract buyers, as well as putting together a marketable package for your film, including cast, story elements, production value, and the creative team.


Financing and Production | 2pm - 2:50pm
Finding money for your movie is often the biggest stumbling block for producers in making a movie. This session will talk about various ways to fund your movie, varying from investors, to crowd funding, to pre-sales and co-productions. In addition, it will cover the things you must do during production to make sure things go smoothly and that you have a distributable movie when the production is complete.


Distribution & Delivery | 3pm - 3:50pm
Without the right distribution, even the best film may never make money. This session will focus on the different types of distribution, as well as the pros and cons of the various distribution options. It will also cover the process of delivering a movie to distributors and buyers and how to avoid some pitfalls to ensure this process goes smoothly so producers can start bringing in revenue for their movies.


Pitches and Case Studies | 4pm - 5pm
In this session, the panelists will talk through some of their successes and failures and why they feel they got those results. Attendees will also be able to do mini-pitches for their own projects and ask specific questions in order to get candid feedback and suggestions on how to move forward.


Sponsored by the Edification Through Media Foundation.


*Detailed schedule will be released closer to the event.

This event will be video recorded. By attending, you agree to grant to Edification Through Media Foundation (ETMF) and Silver Peak Productions (SPP) the right to photograph, record, reproduce, produce and/or transmit your voice, image, likeness and appearance of any kind. ETMF, SPP and its successors and assigns will have all rights to the media filmed and edited and can utilize the footage as a product for their purposes in perpetuity.

August 22, 2018 at 1:00pm - 5pm
Scera Center for the Arts (2nd Floor Meeting Room)
745 State St
Orem, UT 84058
United States
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$25.00 USD · Purchase tickets

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