FREE Film Production Related Articles By John Gaskin
All of these articles are written for the non-accountant. The purpose of the articles is to give you a familiarty with 'Directing the Money' during any film production in any country. BOOKMARK this page in your favorites and check out the articles at your leisure.
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1.MAKING IT in Film Production
2.Introduction to Directing the Money
3.Translating Script Ideas Into Money Talk
4.A Producer Favorite - Above-the-Line Film Budgeting
5.A Director’s Tool - Below-the-Line Budgeting
6.The Film Production Report Card – The Weekly Cost Report
7.The Art of Presenting the Film Production’s Weekly Cost Report
8.Screenwriters and Filmmakers – Pitching The Cold Heart of a Banker
9.Film Financing – Are Film Graduates Prepared To Take the Challenge?
10.Film Budgeting – Insider Tips For Film Students
11.Film Directors - Direct the Money Before the Money Directs You
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