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Finance YOUR Movie!

Finance YOUR Movie!

By Scott duPont
How to raise money for an independent feature, documentary, short film, or web series even if you’ve failed before. Discover the step-by-step process (secrets, tips & strategies) including WHO are the best potential investors, WHERE to find them, WHEN to contact them and exactly WHAT to say when you approach them. This show will give proven advice to anyone looking to raise between $25K to $2.5 million for their project.
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12. MIND SHIFT - Understand “EVERYONE WANTS” to Invest in Your Project

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449. Why is this couple (Bob & Barbara Bell) smiling after they doubled their film investment during pre-production?
Scott duPont interviews brand new film investors who put money into “Movie Money CONFIDENTIAL”, raised the stakes by doubling their investment and are now invested in a second film!
19:16
July 04, 2022
448. It’s never too late to do this BEFORE reaching out to potential investors.
Scott duPont shares a daily habit that has helped him connect with an abundance of potential investors for the past 10 years. BONUS: at the end of this episode is a new funding source that “might” be able to fund your next screenplay (if your budget is under $1M)!
15:42
June 27, 2022
447. Author and publisher Casey Tennyson shares advice and insights to filmmakers after making her first Investment into “Movie Money CONFIDENTIAL”.
Host Scott duPont and Casey Tennyson discuss the entire process of her getting into her very first film investment.
17:57
June 20, 2022
446. Filmmaker John Ewing III shares a few of his “Success Secrets” from producing over a dozen films and is planning many more movies in the near future! (Part 2)
Host Scott duPont interviews self taught filmmaker John Ewing III who invested in his earlier films and is now producing films with other people’s money.
17:59
June 13, 2022
445. Filmmaker John Ewing III shares a few of his “Success Secrets” from producing over a dozen films and is planning many more movies in the near future! (Part 1)
Host Scott duPont interviews self taught filmmaker John Ewing III who invested in his earlier films and is now producing films with other people’s money.
20:23
June 13, 2022
444. Listening to a Homeless guy vs. a Medical Doctor? Or a Real Producer vs. a Film Professor?
Scott duPont shares the true story of a homeless guy giving better advice than a M.D. and how often times a self educated producer can give better fundraising advice than an academically acclaimed film professor.
09:28
June 13, 2022
443. Ways to Finance YOUR Movie through social media!
Host Scott duPont gives specific examples and shares strategies how to share your film project via social media that can lead to investors coming on board your project.
22:48
May 30, 2022
442. The importance of the proper Syntax when meeting investors to get funded.
Scott duPont shares why the individual steps are important during the fund raising process, but also why the syntax (the order) of these steps can make or break potential investors coming on board to fund your project.
14:19
May 23, 2022
441. One Trait all successful film producers and (specifically) fundraisers have
Host Scott duPont goes through specific problems and solutions that often come up during film fundraising. Learn to spend 95% of your time on the solution to get funded and less than 5% of your time pondering the problem.
17:43
May 16, 2022
440. Entertainment attorney Nicole Weaver (featured in “Movie Money CONFIDENTIAL”) shares insights how her different clients get funded, including one client who just got financing for an entire film
Find out the ONE trait that a tenacious filmmaker had, which was the KEY to him raising tens of millions in funding his entire slate of films!
24:57
May 09, 2022
439. Jon Gosier (Film Hedge) explains how they help indie filmmakers with production funds including term loans & lines of credit all through a simple application portal!
Jon Gosier (Founder and CEO of Film Hedge) created a great business model to help indie filmmakers with funding any aspect of their production(s).
24:57
May 02, 2022
438. Fundraising in April, May or June?
Host Scott duPont shares why these 3 months (April, May and/or June) are often the BEST months of the year to find investors, if you’ve got your business plan ready.
07:29
April 26, 2022
437. Director-Producer-Writer Jerry d May shares how he successfully networked and financed several different films including his latest: “Wide Open, The Andre Rison Story”
Host duPont meets and networks with Jerry d May at a Georgia Hollywood Review event and sits down with Jerry to find some of his secrets to networking with producing partners and investors.
23:22
April 18, 2022
436. Michael Baumgarten raised money for two (2) feature films during the pandemic and explains how important “TOP Sheets” are to potential investors during fundraising.
Writer-Director-Producer (and experienced line producer) Michael Baumgarten explains in detail why a realistic “TOP Sheet” budget is critically important to potential investors when raising “Movie Money”.
20:47
April 11, 2022
435. Do not be part of this film school!
Whether or not you actually attended film school, Scott duPont shares the dangers of starting to fundraise for your first project if you’re a part of the “University of Not Knowing.”
09:46
April 04, 2022
434. In today’s fundraising environment, DON’T fall into this trap!
Host Scott duPont shares a real world example of a producer not following up with a potential investor and explains how this trap can cost you hundreds of thousands (if not millions) of dollars in lost film investments for your project!
08:25
March 28, 2022
433: The story (from the beginning) of how PJ Marks became Exec. Producer and the largest investor of Movie Money CONFIDENTIAL now streaming everywhere!
Scott duPont and PJ Marks (who became the Executive Producer of Movie Money CONFIDENTIAL) discuss step by step how PJ became the biggest investor into the new documentary which is now streaming everywhere.
17:26
March 21, 2022
432: Want to get your screenplay made into a movie? Matt Boda shares exciting news about his film incubator “Get it Made” (part 2)
Matt Boda, Founder of “Get it Made” shares more info about his film incubator which already has some success stories!
06:59
March 14, 2022
431: Want to get your screenplay made into a movie? Matt Boda shares exciting news about his film incubator “Get it Made” (part 1)
Matt Boda, Founder of “Get it Made” talks about his film incubator which is already having some success stories. All writers and any producers with scripts should listen to this!
20:26
March 14, 2022
430: An audience member asked the experts for advice during filming of “Movie Money CONFIDENTIAL”. You WON’T BELIEVE what happened?! Don’t miss this episode!
Aspiring writer Palmer Edward asked the experts for advice during filming of “Movie Money CONFIDENTIAL” and you WON’T BELIEVE what happened before the movie even got released?! Don’t miss this episode!
25:35
March 07, 2022
429. Rick Pamplin shares more fundraising tips & strategies in brand new documentary “Movie Money CONFIDENTIAL” (part 2)
Writer-Director Rick Pamplin shares more tips and discusses what he learned during the filming of his newest project “Movie Money CONFIDENTIAL” now streaming everywhere.
20:50
February 28, 2022
428. Writer-Director Rick Pamplin shares fundraising tips & strategies in new documentary “Movie Money CONFIDENTIAL” (part 1)
Writer-Director Rick Pamplin shares fundraising tips & strategies for raising “Movie Money” which was the focus of his newest film, now streaming everywhere.
16:26
February 28, 2022
427. Sample strategies to pick up the phone and dial for dollars.
Scott duPont gives an important overview and simple strategies to help keep you making calls to potential investors and not falling into the potential trap of quitting or procrastinating like so many indie film producers do.
15:51
February 21, 2022
426. For the first time ever, all Writers (& Producers) now have a Stardom Chance to get funded! (part 2)
Jeff Vanderpol shares more exciting details about Stardom Chance’s new platform giving all writers UNBEATABLE odds to win a “Best Screenplay” award, get their script funded and get their movie made!
12:19
February 14, 2022
425. For the first time ever, all Writers (& Producers) now have a Stardom Chance to get funded! (part 1)
After years of development, President & founder of Stardom Chance Jeff Vanderpol unveils a new platform giving all writers UNBEATABLE odds to win a “Best Screenplay” award, get funded and get their movie made!
16:18
February 14, 2022
424. Learn from the best criminals on how they keep getting investors!
Host Scott duPont does NOT endorse any criminal acts or behaviors, but shares the one trait all the successful scammers have that you also need to be successful in getting movie investors.
11:06
February 07, 2022
423. Important strategy to attract investors BEFORE updating your business plan.
Host Scott duPont shares why you should NOT update or revise your movie business plan very often. This strategy will build interest and intrigue some potential investors who will be more excited to actually invest!
07:48
January 31, 2022
422. I just witnessed two guys (IDIOTS) lose a $1.5 million investment!
Scott duPont was a witness to a live “open pitch” session and explains what went terribly wrong. He reminds film investors to always “do their research” before pitching the larger potential investors…especially those who may be investing $100K, $500K $1M or more.
11:42
January 24, 2022
421. The Important “Mindset” check before calling potential investors!
Scott duPont dives deep again into the critically important “Mindset” needed to be able to keep “going the distance” when raising funding for your film project.
21:45
January 17, 2022
420. The 4-Step “H-E-L-P” phone call to Potential investors.
Host Scott duPont shares a simple 4-Step process he calls “H-E-L-P” to quickly & easily “share” your business plan with people and a reminder that everyone is a potential investor.
09:31
January 10, 2022
419. Natalia Nutting, Founder of “Unstoppable Storytellers” & “Storytelling Campfire” discusses how to create & share stories to connect with potential investors (part 2).
Expert storyteller Natalia Nutting shares more advice on how to connect with potential investors on an “emotional” level, which may help some of them become investors to your project.
18:19
January 03, 2022
418. Natalia Nutting, Founder of “Unstoppable Storytellers” & “Storytelling Campfire” discusses how to create & share stories to connect with potential investors (part 1).
Film investors sometimes write large checks if they get “emotionally” connected to a project or you. Expert storyteller Natalia Nutting shares advice on how to connect with potential investors on an “emotional” level.
23:40
January 03, 2022
417. Merry Christmas and a new film Investor today!
Host Scott duPont shares two traps filmmakers often fall into and then shares in detail how he secured a $75K investor the day before Christmas Eve.
17:21
December 27, 2021
416. Seven Ways to Kill a potential investor call
Scott duPont quickly breaks down the “7 Sins” or the 7 Ways filmmakers can kill a potential investor call if they’re not careful or aware.
14:29
December 20, 2021
415. Movie star Nick Searcy shares advice on raising movie $ & producing, including his powerful new documentary “Capitol Punishment”!
A candid conversation with Actor-Producer Nick Searcy on his lucky break with Tom Cruise, raising $300K for his first project, a breakthrough crowdfunding film, and two recent documentaries all while keeping busy in front of the camera!
25:27
December 13, 2021
414. Advantages “First time” filmmakers have when raising money from potential investors.
Host Scott duPont explains how “First time” filmmakers actually have some advantages over veteran filmmakers when they raise money for their first feature project.
08:48
December 06, 2021
413. Ray Forchion shares more fundraising tips as well as advice on the SAG Indie agreements now available to low budget producers. (part 2)
Part 2 of the Ray Forchion interview where Ray dives deep into all the new SAG Indie agreements now available to low budget producers (from $0 up to $2M).
27:31
November 29, 2021
412. Actor-Writer-Producer Ray Forchion shares his experience on film fundraising for narratives & documentaries. (part 1)
Host Scott duPont connects with veteran actor, turned writer-producer Ray Forchion about his “film hustle” for many of his own projects.
22:20
November 29, 2021
411. Are you fundraising now & feel overwhelmed? Remember this one simple thing.
Host Scott duPont shares a reminder to "K.I.S.S." (Keep it Simple Stupid) and to focus on the end goal of getting funded.
13:15
November 22, 2021
410. Writer-Director-Producer Steven Shea’s successful journey including unique ways he funded some of his films! (part 2)
Steven Shea continues to share his story starting off by taking on-set stills (out of film school) to adapting over the years and getting his projects funded in unique ways including his latest film “Surviving Supercon”.
19:43
November 15, 2021
409. Writer-Director-Producer Steven Shea’s successful journey including unique ways he funded some of his films! (part 1)
Steven Shea (President of Abyssmal Entertainment) shares his story starting off by taking on-set stills (out of film school) to adapting over the years and getting his projects funded in unique ways.
20:11
November 15, 2021
408. The “Perfect Storm” to Finance YOUR Movie & your “Elevator Pitch” to Investors
This is a follow up from the previous episode. Host Scott duPont shares an essential “elevator pitch” you should be sharing with all your potential investors, especially those who have never invested in a movie before.
07:41
November 08, 2021
407. “I’m not sure investors today would put money in a risky investment like a film”.
Host Scott duPont shares a direct quote from a fellow filmmaker (and many filmmakers feel this same way) about the ‘perception” that most investors are avoiding the risk of investing in any films after the pandemic year of 2020. The good news is this is absolutely FALSE!
16:39
November 01, 2021
406. David Lockhart’s fascinating journey of putting together projects, raising money for films and most recently his own movie theater! (Part 2)
Lockhart shares additional insights about raising money for films and what it takes for longevity in the movie business.
25:10
October 25, 2021
405. David Lockhart’s fascinating journey of putting together projects, raising money for films and most recently his own movie theater! (Part 1)
Emmy award winning producer, actor and writer David A. Lockhart shares insights into putting together projects and raising money for films including his most recent “Lockhart” trilogy.
20:36
October 25, 2021
404. Conquer this FEAR and accelerate your fundraising by 200 – 300%!
This is the single MOST IMPORTANT thing filmmakers must do to accelerate their fundraising and to ensure long term fundraising success for all future projects as well.
24:10
October 18, 2021
403. Goals x Focus = Investors
Host Scott duPont reminds filmmakers the importance of having clear, compelling goals (including a film mission statement) along with laser focus which speeds up the process of getting investors for your project.
16:19
October 11, 2021
402. How two filmmakers with a little faith raised over $1M to make “Blood Pageant”! (Part 2)
Robert Burton and Chris Gilmore (from Red Velvet Entertainment) share more about how they raised their money and put together their successful film “Blood Pageant”!
23:45
October 04, 2021
401. How two filmmakers with a little faith raised over $1M to make “Blood Pageant”! (Part 1)
Season 4 kicks off with a jam packed show revealing how Robert Burton and Chris Gilmore raised their money and put together the successful film “Blood Pageant”!
17:25
October 04, 2021
352. Sorry, I won’t raise your “Movie Money”, but here’s what I WILL do!
If have a film project you’re excited about, but don’t have it financed yet, listen this episode TODAY. Host Scott duPont explains a unique offer to help you!
08:52
September 06, 2021
351. Don’t do “Unusual” things or break your normal habits when pitching investors.
Host Scott duPont reminds filmmakers of some common sense things to do (and NOT to do) when sharing your project with potential investors.
12:35
August 30, 2021
350. Director Peter Eaton shares valuable advice on all he’s learned getting almost a dozen films green-lit over the last 2 decades!
Award winning director Peter J. Eaton and his producing partner Susanna Velasquez get candid about financing their latest project “Past Shadows” and share other great advice for filmmakers looking for funding.
27:16
August 23, 2021
349. Investors who do NOT want to invest in a Film? Do this 5 Step Process and some of them will!
You may run into a few potential investors who’ve already made up their minds in advance they do NOT want to invest in a film. Host Scott duPont shares his 5 Step simple process that may sway a few of them to actually invest!
17:35
August 16, 2021
348. Two options to return Money to Investors & how that actually helps you get Investors
Host Scott duPont runs through the two most common revenue splits in getting money back to investors, and how to explain each ROI model to potential investors when pitching your movie.
09:37
August 09, 2021
347. One of the best kept SECRETS to immediately “Connect” with potential Investors!
Scott duPont shares examples how the most successful people (including film fundraisers) use “Congruency” to immediately connect with potential investors. It’s an important strategy to remember before every potential investor call or meeting.
23:59
August 03, 2021
346. Don’t Fall into this common fundraising Trap and…the Solution!
The importance of launching your fundraising campaign with a few investors the first two weeks and the critical momentum it will provide you and your team right out of the gate.
08:58
July 26, 2021
345. IMPORTANT Strategy when asking potential Investors for Money.
Scott duPont shares a valuable tip to suggest larger investment amounts without being “salesy”. This strategy will bring in a few investors at higher investment levels vs. prejudging anyone to come in at the minimum buy-in.
12:08
July 19, 2021
344. Matt Miller shares advice on crowdfunding, equity financing, dealing with “Werewolves”, getting repeat Investors, & even a Secret to get Investors to read your script!
Matt Miller openly shares his remarkable journey… a whopping 60 projects in just over 10 years! Great advice for anyone who wants to start a film production company or get started financing their first feature & how to keep repeat investors!
27:50
July 12, 2021
343. Ask this One Question to Build “Relationship” Capital, which will lead to real Capital.
Host Scott duPont shares one important question you should start asking which will (over time) build up your “Relationship Capital”. This in turn will lead to more real Capital to fund your film projects.
17:17
July 12, 2021
342. How do you get “Gen Z” Investors? Here are 10 Tips & Strategies.
The new and youngest demographic: “Generation Z” has a combined annual buying power of $300 Billion! You do NOT want to overlook these potential investors and host Scott duPont breaks down 10 Tips & Strategies for turning some of them into your next investors.
30:59
July 05, 2021
341. The Secret of Caitlyn Jenner’s Success and Why it matters to You as a Filmmaker?
Before becoming Caitlyn, Bruce Jenner became one of the most world’s most successful Olympic athletes, TV hosts, and business entrepreneurs in history by doing this ONE thing. It’s a powerful and valuable lesson to all filmmakers looking to raise “movie money”.
11:25
June 28, 2021
340. Ten (10) more DOs and DON’Ts when pitching potential Investors!
Some of these things to DO and NOT DO are common sense, others you’ll want to make them habits for more chances at fundraising success.
21:43
June 21, 2021
339. The “Dynamic Duo”, Scott & Gina Dunn - building a resume of films & a winning game plan for their future investors.
The Dunnit Films partners (Scott Dunn & Gina Gomez Dunn) discuss how they financed their first films including a successful crowdfunding campaign, and unveil their game plan to get investors & distribution for their future films.
30:57
June 14, 2021
338. How to fight Loneliness and Frustration during the Fundraising process.
Most producers and fundraisers face major challenges and frustration during fundraising. It can be lonely in the beginning before people start investing. Learn how to combat these challenges head on.
24:52
June 07, 2021
337. “Special Offer”…another idea to generate thousands of extra $
Scott duPont shares two specific examples from successful producers who made “special offers” to their potential investors and ended up collecting larger investment checks.
12:49
June 07, 2021
336. The BIG mistake made in “Minari” and the one BRILLIANT move.
Host Scott duPont compares the BIG mistake and the one BRILLIANT move in the award-winning film “Minari” to what most indie filmmakers do when fundraising for their own movie.
20:07
May 31, 2021
335. Verrin Cofield loses his Investors & funding in the pandemic, but prevails to still make his movie: “It’s on You.”
Scott duPont interviews the inspiring writer-actor-producer Verrin Cofield who loses $170K in funding for his indie film when the pandemic hit, but prevails despite all odds to still make the movie happen!
19:33
May 24, 2021
334. A Million $ Idea. Another unique way to raise your Movie Money!
You won’t want to miss this episode! Host Scott duPont shares a unique and timely strategy many audience members may choose to implement to help raise their "Movie Money".
09:34
May 17, 2021
333. The Person who will fast-track Funding of YOUR movie!
Finding THIS PERSON and hiring him or her will fast-track your fundraising. This strategy is the best short cut to funding your project!
09:34
May 10, 2021
332. If you don’t market yourself & your project, you’re CHEATING potential investors!
This is a big mind shift, but after listening to stories of Executive Producers and larger investors obtaining THEIR dreams, you’ll be more motivated than ever to make more calls and do more meetings with potential investors.
09:26
May 10, 2021
331. The two (2) Secret Words to gain Trust and Secure Investors!
Do NOT skip this episode! These two (2) words can really work to help potential investors become investors who write checks!
17:20
May 03, 2021
330. Five (5) Traits Successful Movie Fundraisers have.
After studying hundreds of filmmakers and interviewing many of them (the ones who consistent & successfully raise movie money), Scott duPont identifies the five (5) traits they all have in common.
14:38
April 26, 2021
329. The two “Scariest” checks you collect from Investors (the first and the last).
Scott duPont discusses in detail how to understand and leverage the first production investment check, and the last check, which allows you to break escrow and commence filming!
07:17
April 26, 2021
328. The Correct Way to speak with Investors about Incentives
Host Scott duPont shares detailed tips and unique ways how to speak to potential investors about incentives that may help them be more likely to invest with you and your project.
09:04
April 19, 2021
327. Kujaatele “KOOGE” Kweli shares advice on networking, secrets on successfully getting grant $ and how to get big bucks from the middle east!
Scott duPont interviews “Movie Money CONFIDENTIAL” cast member “KOOGE” Kweli who is an expert on movie fundraising, especially when it comes to getting grant money.
29:01
April 19, 2021
326. How a successful Film Fundraiser struck out!
Even veteran producers (who have raised money for past projects) fall victim to funding strike outs if they get complacent or don’t do the right things. Host Scott duPont points out the two (2) big mistakes one producer made which led to him NOT getting his documentary film funded.
17:10
April 12, 2021
325. One Question ALL potential Investors want answered, even if they don’t ask!
Even if some of your potential investors don’t ask this question, they want to know the answer. Host Scott duPont address this subliminal question head on with 3 specific examples which ALL worked to obtain funding.
10:28
April 05, 2021
324. World’s Expert on How to “Talk to Strangers”, meet more people & build your Investor network!
Host Scott duPont interviews Robbie Stokes, Jr. (President & Founder of the “I Talk to Strangers” foundation) who is also finishing up his “I Talk to Strangers” feature length documentary film.
25:40
March 29, 2021
323. Five things to do if your potential Investor is looking at 2 different Film Opportunities.
If and when a potential investor tells you they’re considering a different film investment oppty., these are the exact steps to handle it. Most of the time IF they invest in a film, if you follow these 5 steps they’ll likely invest with YOU.
10:25
March 22, 2021
322. Crowdfunding expert John Trigonis shares tips & strategies he & his clients have used to raise millions $ for hundreds of projects!
Writer-Director-Producer Trigonis literally “wrote the book” on Crowdfunding and shares several secrets to funding your own indie film!
27:27
March 15, 2021
321. Don’t ever Quit. Get advice and change your strategies!
The inspiring true story of a lady who almost quit her dreams to start driving for Uber. She found a coach and in a few months her life changed beyond her wildest dreams!
17:59
March 08, 2021
320. Dan Griffin shares more stories of successfully financing films, but “American Gangster” was NOT one of them! (Part 2 - cont’d).
Dan Griffin shares more success stories on how he became a valuable producer when he learned how to bring “movie money” to different projects and even managed to pull in Ridley Scott at the 11th hour!
11:01
March 01, 2021
319: Veteran Actor-Producer Dan Griffin shares stories of successfully financing films, but “American Gangster” was NOT one of them! (Part 1)
Dan Griffin shares his success stories on how he broke into the film business and quickly became a valuable producer when he learned to bring "movie money" to different projects.
16:55
March 01, 2021
318. Doing “pre-production” prior to an investor call yields a producer a $25K check!
Host Scott duPont shares a story about a fellow film producer who always plans ahead prior to his investors calls and this time it paid off with a $25K investment!
06:18
March 01, 2021
317. Nik Tizekker lands the Oppty of a lifetime & is now producing several Features with major stars!
Run Time: 20:13 Indie film producer Nik Tizekker started making short films in school and never stopped making films until one day, he receives a call out of the blue that will change his film career forever!
20:13
February 21, 2021
316. The # 1 Rule they Teach in Film School is FALSE!
Scott duPont lays out 4 specific reasons why this 1 Rule about raising Movie Money (widely taught in film schools and in Hollywood) is not only false, but can actually STOP you from bringing on board investors.
13:15
February 08, 2021
315. Gone Through Your Investor List? Call ________ for more Movie Money!
Host Scott duPont reveals a secret to additional movie money most indie filmmakers never consider. This abundant source of movie money is especially useful if you’ve gone through your entire investor list, and still need more $.
09:18
February 08, 2021
314. Howard Nash shares advice he’s learned over 3 decades on successfully fundraising & packaging indie films.
Veteran Producer Howard Nash shares sage advice he’s learned over 3 decades on successfully fundraising & packaging indie films.
31:33
February 01, 2021
313. The “Impulse Window”
Scott duPont explains what the “Impulse Window” is when dealing with potential investors and shares the secret to opening it back up (once it’s closed).
09:56
January 25, 2021
312. Your Struggles are just like My Struggles
No matter how many projects you’ve successfully raised money for, there are always challenges. Host Scott duPont shares advice how to look for the “small Victories” to keep pushing forward every day to achieve your funding goals.
06:31
January 25, 2021
311. Joel Wynkoop continues to share tips on funding his ultra-low, microbudget films (Part 2)
The second part of the interview with Wynkoop who shares secrets how he funds & keeps making his ultra-low microbudget films. He also makes an offer to any producers looking for an IMDB credit to contact him on Facebook.
14:40
January 18, 2021
310. “King of ‘B’ Movies” Joel Wynkoop shares secrets how he funds & keeps making his ultra-low, microbudget films (Part 1)
A fascinating interview with Actor-Producer-Writer Joel Wynkoop who shares secrets how he funds & keeps making his ultra-low microbudget films.
20:11
January 18, 2021
309. The One Habit I do every Year / “Spring Cleaning” on Social Media, Websites, etc.
Host Scott duPont reminds filmmakers to check and update all of their social media pages, websites, etc. at least once a  year before any potential investors do online research before investing.
06:03
January 11, 2021
308. Your Film Funding GOALS for the New Year: Tips, Strategies & Hacks
Scott duPont explains the importance of creating specific, written Goals when it comes to film fundraising and shares a few tips, strategies & hacks to help you stay focused to raise your Movie Money.
22:15
January 11, 2021
307. Don’t Lose Investors the way many Filmmakers Do. “Downsell” when Necessary!
Host Scott duPont shares a story & a valuable lesson of “Downselling” to avoid losing potential investors and also help attract long term clients who may invest in multiple projects with you over time.
07:56
January 04, 2021
306. Crowdfunding Expert Jordan Bunton-Williams shares Tips & Strategies while offering his FREE Crowdfunding Masterclass!
Live from London…Crowdfunding Expert Jordan Bunton-Williams shares Tips & Strategies while offering his FREE Crowdfunding Masterclass. A MUST watch for anyone considering a crowdfunding campaign including Kickstarter or Indiegogo.
26:16
January 04, 2021
305. A Simple, Genius Strategy for having two (2) Sources of Money for your Movie!
Host Scott duPont learns from a fellow film producer a simple yet, genius strategy of bringing in two (2) different sources of money (investments & donations) at the same time to fund your project more quickly!
17:25
December 28, 2020
304. Lynn Santer raises initial funding & shares her 3 part strategy to finance her narrative, theatrical passion project: “Land of the Free!”
Calling in from Australia, Lynn Santer raises initial funding from all around the globe and explains her 3 part strategy to finance her narrative, theatrical passion project: “Land of the Free!”
26:41
December 24, 2020
303. Back to Basics… The 3 Things Investors Want!
From the book “Attracting Investors” Host Scott duPont shares and reminds filmmakers of the three (3) most important things investors are always looking for.
10:08
December 24, 2020
302. The Amazing “SHARK TANK” Story: How Doug & Renata Storer got ALL the Sharks competing to Invest!
The amazing, behind-the-scenes “SHARK TANK” story of the team who got ALL the ‘Sharks’ competing to invest first! A rare “shark feeding frenzy”! Doug Storer shares the valuable lessons learned and how they scored $250,000.00!
22:26
December 21, 2020
301. Be Careful about “Talking to Strangers”
Host Scott duPont issues a warning to all U.S. filmmakers and then clarifies the reasons to NOT talk to or pitch “Strangers” before you share your project with all your contacts (people who you already know and have relationships with) first.
10:47
December 21, 2020
252. How to get a Date with Your Ideal Investor? A Success Lesson Chris showed me in College
Host Scott duPont shares a valuable success lesson about “mindset” and “perseverance” he learned from a college friend who had more success than he could dream of his freshman year. That life-long lesson directly applies to raising movie money.
14:49
November 23, 2020
251. 1st narrative film in the U.S. financed using “Equity Crowdfunding” - Willis shares more Secrets & Tips how he raised $1M! (Part 2)
Willis shares more tips & advice specifically what helped him raise $1M for his directorial debut film. He also discusses his master class for those wanting more details on every single step he took to be successful @ EquityCrowdfundingMasterclass.com
26:11
November 16, 2020
250. 1st narrative film in the U.S. financed using “Equity Crowdfunding” - David Willis shares Secrets & Tips how he raised $1M! (Part 1)
Writer-Director David J. Willis answers questions our audience asked about “How to Raise Money for a Film with the new Equity Crowdfunding model?” David shares how he became the first person in the U.S. to raise $1M for a film!
23:31
November 16, 2020
249. Make Everything EASY for Your Potential Investors
duPont gives specific examples on how to place yourself in your potential investors’ shoes and by making everything EASY for your them, that can help make some of them actual investors.
08:38
November 09, 2020
248. After a dozen successfully Funded & Produced Films, Sylvia Caminer launches her first WeFunder campaign.
Emmy Award winner Caminer shares tips on how she traditionally funded her previous films & now she’s launching an Equity crowd funding campaign for her latest narrative feature: “Follow Her”. https://wefunder.com/FollowHer
23:06
November 09, 2020
247. Put THIS Item in your business plan & your budget to help Attract Investors
duPont stresses the importance of putting a MARKETING strategy in your business plan & budget. Even if you don’t raise that marketing $ right away, thinking through the marketing of your film in advance will help attract investors.
18:28
November 03, 2020
246. Need a Bridge Loan or Instant Cash?
Host Scott duPont shares a few simple strategies to get fast cash, either in terms of an investment or a bridge loan to make your project a reality.
12:12
November 03, 2020
245. Seven (7) Reasons Why You’re Stuck in a Fundraising Rut
Are you running into roadblocks in getting investors? Is your team having problems raising the money and seem to be in a rut? Host Scott duPont spells out the 7 most common Reasons why and how to address them!
11:45
October 26, 2020
244. Valensky Sylvain’s successful journey of alternating between Shorts & Features and sharing advice he’s learned along the way.
Host Scott duPont interviews prolific actor-producer Valensky Sylvain who shares practical advice on how he has sustained a successful career putting together and financing films for almost 2 decades.
21:16
October 26, 2020
243. More SPECIFIC Language for Left Brain Investors
duPont shares more language and tips, especially when dealing with left brain (analytical and business minded) potential investors and what words & phrases can help attract them to be actual investors.
14:50
October 26, 2020
242. SPECIFIC Words to GRAB the Attention of Potential Investors
Host Scott duPont shares specific language and words that most potential investors appreciate and will help build rapport, trust and attract more of them to actually invest in your project!
16:52
October 26, 2020
241. Rosen shares more Secrets & Advice on packaging & producing her movies & TV shows (Part 2)
The second part of duPont’s interview with writer-director-producer Beth Rosen who shares her story and practical advice on how she packaged & produced dozens of movies & TV shows the last 10 years.
19:57
October 19, 2020
240. Beth Rosen shares Secrets & Advice how she packaged & produced dozens of movies & TV shows over the last 10 years (Part 1)
Host Scott duPont interviews writer-director-producer Beth Rosen who shares her story and practical advice on how she packaged and produced dozens of movies & TV shows the last 10 years.
17:38
October 19, 2020
239. My RANT for the Day… INSANITY!
Host Scott duPont vents his frustration about a producer he’s coaching who is NOT listening to any advice and has been striking out with every single potential investor he solicits. Learn from mistakes or choose to be Insane!
08:22
October 12, 2020
238. Just ASK!
Unlike raising money through crowdfunding campaigns where e-mails, texts & DMs can work, Scott duPont stresses the importance of ASKING for Movie Money as well as sometimes doing a “Secondary ASK” when potential investors say No.
08:33
October 12, 2020
237. The # 1 KEY to Successful Fundraising!
Host Scott duPont shares the # 1 KEY to successful fundraising. He explains and contrasts the FEARS that hold back filmmakers who struggle or fail to raise money vs. successful filmmakers who do get their Movie Money!
13:52
October 12, 2020
236. Problems Raising $? How to PIVOT to Success.
When you face problems or challenges raising Movie Money (and you will), You need to change things up and PIVOT your way to success.
18:55
October 12, 2020
235. Never Overlook the Most Obvious Investor!
Host Scott duPont shares two stories as a reminder that the most obvious person to ASK to invest is often times right in front of you.
15:35
October 05, 2020
234. Jack Cook: His Journey from Cincinnati to Hollywood & Making his own Movies! (Part 2)
The second part of the interview where Jack Cook shares how he finally raised the money for his passion project “The Private Eye” which is now getting ready to film!
14:03
October 05, 2020
233. Jack Cook: His Journey from Cincinnati to Hollywood & Making his own Movies! (Part 1)
Host Scott duPont interviews Director-Actor-Producer Jack Cook on how he took control of his own destiny and from small town, USA made it to Hollywood.
22:01
October 05, 2020
232. That BASTARD did What to My Investors?!
Host Scott duPont warns all filmmakers about outsiders who may try and sabotage your film project by undermining your current investors! duPont also shares the R.A.P.P. strategy that in most cases can prevent or remedy any problem and allow you to keep the investor’s money.
14:19
September 28, 2020
231. Two REASONS Producers don’t want to Pitch their Friends & Family!
Host Scott duPont has an epiphany about why so many filmmakers don’t reach out to friends, family or people they know well to invest in their own films and how it costs them in the end.
11:41
September 28, 2020
230. Film & TV star Antonio Sabato, Jr. launches new Movie Studio for Conservatives (outside of Hollywood) and wants YOU to be part of it!
Antonio Sabato, Jr. welcomes anyone who wants to join his mission at ConFlix Studios.com and the first feature film he and his team are kicking off is a western titled: “Trailblazers”.
18:51
September 28, 2020
229. After Seven (7) Years, I Got to Pitch One of the Richest Men in the World!
Host Scott duPont spent 7 years chasing down a billionaire to pitch him a movie and it didn’t work out as planned.
13:02
September 28, 2020
228. Jose Cassella: A Regular Dude and a Filmmaker walk into a Bar… Guess Who Walks Out with $? (Part 2)
Jose Zambrano Cassella shares more stories of how his early films were funded, gives sage advice to new Directors, and talks about one of the upcoming features he’s slated to direct called “WIN”.
22:58
September 18, 2020
227. Jose Cassella: A Regular Dude and a Filmmaker walk into a Bar… Guess Who Walks Out with $? (Part 1)
This sounds like a joke, but an actual bar bet landed Jose Zambrano Cassella in the Director’s chair of his first feature film! Cassella also shares how some of his other early films were funded.
19:34
September 18, 2020
226. How a Waiter Scored $50K for his First Film!
Host Scott duPont shares the story of a waiter who scored $50K and a few other REAL stories of people who were not shy in “ASKING” for Money and got it!
13:35
September 14, 2020
225. Four (4) Tools to Help You FOCUS on the Money.
When you’re in “Fund Raising” mode (full court press to get your Movie Money), these four (4) Tools will help you stay focused and have a better chance of successfully raising your funds more quickly.
13:15
September 14, 2020
224. Peter Lane’s Mission and How he Found the Investor to Fund his Web Series Pilot.
When one door closed, another door unexpectedly opened which led to Peter Lane getting the pilot funded for his passion project: “Your Body Your Life” web series.
19:21
September 14, 2020
223. How to “Read” Potential Investors You Meet With (Part 2)
duPont share more tips & valuable strategies on how to “Read” body language, look for non-verbal cues and identify  subconscious messaging to help you understand your potential investor(s) during meetings.
17:36
September 14, 2020
222. How to “Read” Potential Investors You Meet With (Part 1)
Host Scott duPont shares tips & valuable strategies on how to “Read” body language, look for non-verbal cues and identify subconscious messaging to help you understand your potential investor(s) during meetings.
15:32
September 14, 2020
221. Baumgarten shares how he got his Movie Money & now hopes we all “Speak AMERICAN”! (Part 2)
Writer-Director-Producer Michael Baumgarten shares more stories how he got several of his films funded and talks about one of his new films that could change America forever!
11:44
September 04, 2020
220. Michael Baumgarten shares how he got Movie Money for several of his first films (Part 1) Run Time: 17:56
Writer-Director-Producer Michael Baumgarten (referred to as a “Lethal Weapon” of indie filmmaking) shares stories how he got several of his first films funded.
17:56
September 04, 2020
219. Telling little “White Lies” or Breaking a Few Rules!
Host Scott duPont shares specific examples of some rule breakers and liars in Hollywood (all ethical) which helped them advance their careers. He also shares a few personal stories in his journey.
17:01
September 04, 2020
218. How Nancy Hower got $50K for her 1st film without asking & her “Streaming” Success (Part 2)
Nancy Hower interview continued with more of her “Streaming” success secrets on how she & her cracked the code to show-run, write & direct series for NBC, Crackle & Hulu!
13:52
September 04, 2020
217. How Nancy Hower got $50K for her 1st film without asking & her “Streaming” Success (Part 1)
Nancy Hower shares how she got $50K for her 1st film (without even asking!), won Slamdance & then cracked the code to show-run, write & direct series for NBC, Crackle & Hulu!
18:39
September 04, 2020
216. The KEY Difference Between Skeptical and Optimistic Filmmakers
Skeptics are quite often right and are more accurate, but in terms of filmmaking and especially raising Movie Money, Optimists are usually the winners. Scott duPont shares some a valuable “proof of concept” that will help you become one of the Optimistic Believers!
20:16
September 04, 2020
215. Tell Your Investors the DVD & Blu-Ray Markets are NOT Dead!
Host Scott duPont reminds filmmakers that there are still some disc revenues out there for indie narratives and documentary films and it’s your job to share that info with potential investors.
08:11
September 04, 2020
214. Try this simple Hack if you can’t Reach Potential Investors on the Phone… It Works!
Host Scott duPont shares an easy, simple Hack (he’s successfully used) to get his message to potential investors who weren’t easy to reach by phone!
07:42
August 31, 2020
213. How Nicolaas Bertelsen & Joselito Seldera raised Money for their first Feature Film
The interesting story how these two filmmakers re-connected and raised money for “End of Fall”… a crime-drama thriller passion project.
29:48
August 31, 2020
212. How to Address Trolls & Haters when Fundraising
If you follow this advice duPont shares (on dealing with trolls, haters, and negative people who may appear), your fundraising process will not be derailed.
08:59
August 24, 2020
211. The ONE Reason Why 7% of Indie Filmmakers Get Their $ while other 93% Fail
It might not be easy, but host Scott duPont believes this ONE thing is the KEY that separates the 7% of all indie feature filmmakers who get their movie money from the 93% who don’t!
07:07
August 24, 2020
210. Storyteller Todd Thompson shares his journey from Shorts to Features & attaching Stars!
Award winning Writer-Director-Producer Todd Thompson candidly shares the road to funding (in his case, starting with several short films) and a few secrets to getting Stars attached.
22:49
August 24, 2020
209. Buy Chocolate Ice Cream for Your Potential Investor? Really??
Host Scott duPont shares several stories on how to identify foods, places or things that make potential investors happy, comfortable and excited which often times sets the perfect stage for them invest in your movie!
09:30
August 14, 2020
208. How Emmy Award winner Ron Palmer Funded his WebSeries & a Spec Commercial (Part 2)
Scott duPont finishes the interview with Ron L. Palmer on how he funded his first web series, a Spec Super Bowl commercial and also talks about his upcoming project.
08:22
August 14, 2020
207. How Emmy Award winner Ron Palmer Funded his WebSeries & a Spec Commercial (Part 1)
Host Scott duPont interviews Ron L. Palmer on how he funded his first web series and even a Spec Super Bowl commercial!
24:30
August 14, 2020
206. BIG Mistake People Make with Investors and Exec. Producers
Host Scott duPont shares advice all the time about NOT pre-judging potential investors and also warns filmmakers to NOT making the mistake of “guessing” who is a minimum $ investor and who ends up investing much more to be an Executive Producer.
08:56
August 10, 2020
205. Give Your Friends $300 and One of them Might Invest One Day!
Scott duPont shares his daily habit of “providing value” to all the people in his network, which over time has opened up many doors to film investors.
08:16
August 07, 2020
204. As You Raise $, LISTEN to What Your Investors Tell you!
Host Scott duPont reminds filmmakers (who are actually raising money) that you need to prioritize the fundraising while asking for and listening to feedback early potential investors give you on your initial business plan and your first pitches.
09:48
August 07, 2020
203. Natalie Metzger Reveals More Funding Secrets! (Part 2)
duPont continues the interview with Natalie Metzger who reveals fascinating methods how she has funded documentaries and narrative films including how she & her team funded their most recent film (with $350K) in 12 days!
12:59
August 07, 2020
202. Natalie Metzger Reveals Several Funding Secrets You Won’t Want to Miss! (Part 1)
Host Scott duPont interviews producer Natalie Metzger who reveals some fascinating methods how she has funded documentaries and narrative films including how she & her team funded their most recent film (with $350K) in 12 days!
17:00
August 07, 2020
201. The Best CLOSE Ever to Get Your Movie Money
Host Scott duPont kicks off Season 2 with a powerful CLOSING tool that will often help “ethically” close potential investors who are considering investing or just sitting on the fence.
11:19
August 07, 2020
52. How to Handle the “Haters” & the ONE THING that Scares Investors!
duPont shares some ideas on how to deal with the critics & “Haters”. He also explains his strategy for not letting this ONE THING scare away potential investors. That’s a Wrap on Season 1!
14:07
July 22, 2020
50. Two Tools to Get Investors on Board Faster!
Host Scott duPont shares this critical strategy and two tools that successful film fundraisers use to get investors on board much faster…”Urgency” & “Scarcity”!
16:59
July 22, 2020
49. Two Shortcuts to Fast Track Your Producing Career
If you’re running into roadblocks of not being able to raise your movie money, duPont shares two powerful shortcuts that may open many doors to potential investors and fast track your producing career.
14:43
July 22, 2020
48. Alex Ferrari Breaks Down the “Indie Film Hustle.” (Part 2)
Part 2 of Filmtrepreneur Alex Ferrari explaining the “Indie Film Hustle” to get film financing.
21:21
July 22, 2020
47. Alex Ferrari Breaks Down the “Indie Film Hustle.” (Part 1)
Alex Ferrari -award winning writer-director-producer, best-selling author, blogger, speaker, consultant & host of the #1 filmmaking podcast breaks down the “Indie Film Hustle” to get film financing.
23:04
July 22, 2020
46. The “3 Cs” to Help you Get the “4th C”, which are Checks from Investors!
Host Scott duPont quickly breaks down the “3 Cs” that can help facilitate getting checks from Investors.
08:18
July 11, 2020
44. Three Things to do When the Shit Hits the Fan!
Scott duPont shares powerful advice for facing problems or obstacles when fundraising for your movie.
13:02
July 06, 2020
43. Specific Tips for Your Phone or Zoom “Pitch”
duPont shares specific and unique tips for “pitching” potential investors on the phone or via video calls.
12:17
July 06, 2020
42. Ten Tips for Your In-Person “Pitch” (Part 2)
The TOP 10 Tips (what to do & what NOT to do) for Your In-Person “Pitch” to Potential Investors (Tips # 6 - 10).
27:30
July 06, 2020
41. Ten Tips for Your In-Person “Pitch” (Part 1)
Host Scott duPont shares the TOP 10 Tips (what to do & what NOT to do) for Your In-Person “Pitch” to Potential Investors (Tips # 1 - 5).
14:53
July 06, 2020
40. Actor-Producer Hans Hernke reveals more strategies for finding movie money! (Part 2)
The second part of duPont’s interview (you won’t want to miss) where Hans Hernke reveals more of his secret strategies for successfully finding movie money!
20:10
July 06, 2020
39. Actor-Producer Hans Hernke reveals secret strategies for finding movie money! (Part 1)
Host Scott duPont interviews his friend (Actor-Producer Hans Hernke) who for the very first time reveals his secret strategies for successfully finding movie money!
15:53
July 06, 2020
38. How Long Does it Take to Raise the Money for Your Movie?
Host Scott duPont shares what his “targeted” timeframe is for funding his movies and the time it has taken other producers as well.
11:15
July 01, 2020
37. The BEST “TOOL” to Help Get Your Next Investor
Host Scott duPont for the first time shares with an audience his powerful “Money Accelerator Tool” (MAT) which helps accelerate the film financing process!
09:31
July 01, 2020
36. First Rejected, Then Rewarded with $25,000 for his Short Film!
Instead of letting rejection get him down, Neil Tinkham bounced back and got a whopping $25,000 for his short film! Listen to the whole story here...
20:11
July 01, 2020
35. More Strategies on Social Media to Attract Investors
Host Scott duPont shares some more proven strategies to build relationships and rapport with hundreds of potential investors on social media.
17:31
June 30, 2020
34. Valuable Tips for Subliminally “Attracting” Investors
Host Scott duPont shares some valuable tips on how to subliminally make film investors more “Attracted” to you. These strategies are so simple, even a 14 year old can employ them and get results!
07:06
June 30, 2020
33. Pros & Cons of Raising Money for Your FIRST Feature
There are some challenges to raising money for your very FIRST feature project, but there also some advantages. Host Scott duPont explains along with some valuable advice.
07:32
June 30, 2020
32. Small Town Guy Raises Millions for His Own Films!
Don't listen to negative people...you CAN do it! Canadian filmmaker Jamie Rauch (host & author of "The Art of Filmmaking”) shares how he raised millions himself and explains the importance of the “3 Ps”.
19:43
June 30, 2020
31. Repetition is the "Mother of Skill"
The practice of “repetition” is not always fun, sexy or exciting and often not popular, but Scott duPont shares why it is so powerful and important in the process of raising movie money.
06:17
June 17, 2020
30. Fifty Reasons Why People Want to Invest in Your Movie
Host Scott duPont shares a powerful tool that he has successfully used to raise money for his last four (4) film projects. This is an episode you won’t want to skip!
11:48
June 17, 2020
29. World’s # 1 Wealth Coach Shares Success Tips on Raising Movie Money!
JT Foxx (the World’s # 1 Wealth Coach) who has raised massive amounts of capital and invested in films as well, shares success strategies independent filmmakers can use to raise their own movie money
17:18
June 17, 2020
28. Click and Listen NOW or You Could Lose a Potential Investor!
Scott duPont shares the critically important strategy of using “Click Bait” to quickly grab the attention of potential investors while avoiding the mistake most first-time filmmakers make, which could LOSE a potential 6 or 7 figure potential investor!
11:37
June 16, 2020
27. What do Pancakes Have to do with Financing Movies?
Host Scott duPont recounts a valuable lesson trying to make pancakes (and trying to raise movie money) when not following a few simple steps that have been proven to work.
14:12
June 16, 2020
26. Charles Everitt - Serial Movie Investor (Part 2)
duPont continues his informal chat with serial movie investor Charles Everitt.
14:44
June 16, 2020
25. Charles Everitt - Serial Movie Investor (Part 1)
Host Scott duPont has an informal chat with serial movie investor Charles Everitt who has invested in about ½ dozen independent films with different filmmakers.
19:36
June 16, 2020
24. Daily “ENERGY” Hacks Before You Call Potential Investors
Host Scott duPont shares his routine and TOP 10 “ENERGY” Hacks he does every morning before he begins a long day of calling potential investors.
18:54
June 04, 2020
23. Try and Get Potential Investors to Say No
duPont explains the problem of a a long, drawn out “Maybe” and the importance of why you need all potential investors to say Yes or No.
13:46
June 04, 2020
22. Yikes…Should I Hit Up My Boss for Money?
How risky is it to hit your own boss up for money? A lot less risky that you would ever think!
10:49
June 04, 2020
21. Some Investors Like Writing Big Checks vs. Small Ones
Host Scott duPont addresses from the potential investor’s perspective why in some cases, they prefer looking at a bigger budgeted film and writing a larger check vs. writing a smaller check for a lower budgeted project.
07:34
June 04, 2020
20. David Giuliani - Getting a Film Loan with No Collateral!
Guest David Giuliani shares how he is able to assist smaller independent filmmakers in many cases get money to fund their entire production or supplement additional funding without any collateral!
14:33
June 04, 2020
19. STOP Before It’s Too Late!
Host Scott duPont cautions all filmmakers to make sure they have their business plan, pitch deck, etc. as good as they can possibly be BEFORE approaching investors and shares real world mistakes that hindered other indie producers from getting their projects funded.
15:29
May 26, 2020
18. How Do I Raise the Money for my First $1M Film?
duPont shares thoughts and strategies for first and second time filmmakers on how to make the big jump up to $1million+ films.
10:48
May 26, 2020
17. How Much Did YOU Invest as the Filmmaker?
Have you YOURSELF invested in your film yet before you ask other people to invest? If not, you might pause and rethink it.
09:56
May 26, 2020
16. Jon Zietz - Raising Money for His First Feature Film
Guest Jon Zietz (President of Think Visual Group) reflects back on how he got the money to fund his first feature film. He also talks about his model of balancing high end commercial & corporate clients in between his passion film projects.
18:05
May 22, 2020
10. Louise Levison - Your Business Plan
Louise Levison (author of “Filmmakers & Financing”) shares advice from 30 years of writing successful film business plans including the one that led to the most profitable independent film in history!
16:24
May 15, 2020
11. Your Project’s Legal & Point Structure
Host Scott duPont gives an overview for 1st time filmmakers on typical indie film business structures as well as profit participation (“point” structure) models.
24:46
May 15, 2020
13. Proximity Leads to Profits
Learn several tips and strategies that duPont has been using to place himself in closer proximity to qualified potential investors both in person and “virtually” on-line.
20:29
May 15, 2020
14. Should I Play Frisbee or Call Potential Investors?
Host Scott duPont shares a true story and the dilemma he faced while trying to raise money for his first feature film.
11:06
May 15, 2020
15. The Frisbee Player Who put up a Million Bucks!
duPont finishes his story and reveals what happened after the meetup and lengthy frisbee session.
12:12
May 15, 2020
12. MIND SHIFT - Understand “EVERYONE WANTS” to Invest in Your Project
duPont explains the importance of Mind Set when raising money for indie films and this critically important “Mind Shift” which has been a game changer when approaching potential investors.
12:09
May 15, 2020
9. Identify the Market for Your Project (Part 2)
duPont shares more examples of how he identified his specific audiences and markets for other projects and how that helped him close investors.
11:21
May 11, 2020
6. Rick Pamplin - Start with a Great Script (Part 1)
Host Scott duPont interviews award winning writer-director Rick Pamplin who explains why a great script is the foundation to raising money.
17:31
May 11, 2020
8. Identify the Market for Your Project (Part 1)
Host Scott duPont reveals how he reverse engineers his projects and identifies the specific audience and market for the film and then shares that info with potential investors.
11:10
May 11, 2020
7. Rick Pamplin - Start w- a Great Script (Part 2)
duPont does a follow up interview with award winning writer-director Rick Pamplin who shares secrets of how to set up a documentary film outline to help attract investors.
12:08
May 11, 2020
5. Importance of a Mission Statement
Host Scott duPont gives specific examples of his movie mission statements and how they help build a solid team and event attract investors.
15:38
May 06, 2020
4. The Reason WHY?
Host Scott duPont shares his “WHY?” s and the importance of you determining the reason WHY you are making your project before you start fund raising.
15:31
May 04, 2020
3. Mentors & Coaches
Scott duPont discusses how movie mentors and film funding coaches can save years of time by sharing what works and what doesn’t. Examples of what can save many years and eliminated frustration.
13:40
May 04, 2020
2. Successfully Raising Movie Money During a Crisis!
Host Scott duPont shares specific examples amid the uncertainty and panic of the Covid-19 virus how a few filmmakers successfully raised money and how they did it!
12:44
May 04, 2020
1. Why this Podcast? / Who Should NOT Listen to This?
Host Scott duPont explains the motivation of why he created this podcast after seeing filmmakers struggle to raise money for their projects. He also explains which filmmakers will benefit from listening and which filmmakers should NOT listen to this podcast.
12:39
May 04, 2020