You learn, you get traction, you can make good decisions, you make sense.
Budgeting for your core audience. Do you know how to evaluate the market for your film and then budget it accordingly? Facing the budget instead of hoping you can do the movie for what you have. Keeping an eye on your director and his choices. Casting relative to budget. When can an agent help. Agencies’ economics. How much ego is really too much ego?. Liking actors. What’s the contingency fund for?
In a Skype webinar later this year-
What Does A Producer DO?
Using clips, scripts, photos and examples from her movies, producer Judith James empowers, excites and grounds people who want to produce, or understand what they can expect from a producer (as a writer, cinematographer etc).
If a forth of your budget falls out in pre-production (a lying investor, crashing intentions, shrinking pot), how and with whom do you determine if you can make the movie on a tighter budget? Turning to the number of shoot days – can you? ETC.