Saturday, April 22nd from 1:00pm-4:00pm with lunch included
This workshop will demystify the process of funding a low budget indie ($100-500k). You will learn how to create a package that investors won’t be able to say no to, as well as who to approach for finance and how to close the deal. Sharing her real life experience raising money for two of her feature films, Sundance award winning filmmaker Diane Bell teaches a self-starting method that is available to anyone, anywhere.
Diane Bell is a screenwriter and director. Her first feature, Obselidia, premiered in Dramatic Competition at Sundance 2010, and won two awards. The film went on to to be nominated for two Independent Spirit Awards, including one for Best First Screenplay. Her second film, Bleeding Heart, a drama starring Jessica Biel and Zosia Mamet, premiered at Tribeca 2015. She is currently in post on her third feature, Of Dust And Bones. She has written numerous commissioned and optioned scripts, including two with renowned director John McTiernan (whose credits include Die Hard and The Hunt for Red October) . In addition to writing and directing films, Diane with her producing partner Chris Byrne, is a founder of the Rebel Heart Film Workshop program (www.rebelheartfilm.com), in which she teaches step by step how to make a stand out indie film.
[$50 for non-members
$45 for DFS members
$35 for DFS Industry Members and CFVA members (must be purchased at Sie FilmCenter Box Office) ]
More info and tickets: http://secure.denverfilm.org/tickets/film.aspx?id=29056