When getting money from investors just isn't enough, fund-raising is the next best option. There are many people who can't fund an entire documentary but can help you with a small part of it. To help you with this, we show you how to hold banquets, auctions, online events, and more.
The most important and time consuming part of any prospectus is the budget. Budgets help investors know why your documentary costs what it does. This is why we'll show you what goes into a professional looking budget and how to lower your costs so that your documentary gets the funds it needs.
In order to get money for your documentary, a well planned prospectus is essential. It not only shows you've done your research and know your target market, it also shows that your documentary will make money. We'll give you some tips on how to make a prospectus that can impress your investors.
Though a story may be fresh, driving, and compelling, if it is too linear or too long, you risk losing the interest of your audience, We will show you how to control the timing of your documentary so that it can be both entertaining and interesting.
Finding the right angle on a story can be as hard as finding a needle in a haystack. However, knowing your limitations and some factors that affect their potential can help you to find a story angle that is achievable and interesting.
Research is an integral part to making a story deep, credible, and accurate. As such, we will show you both how to form revealing questions and what sources you can use to answer them in an accurate way.
There are many ways to tell a story. Whether you are planning to participate in your documentary, motivate people to act on a cause, or merely allow your audience to observe an event unfold, we will show you how your approach can tell a story that will engage your audience.
Structure is the spine that gives a documentary organization and meaning. We will help you start off on the right foot by showing you some common ways to make a solid story structure that your audience will want to emotionally invest themselves in.