How to get funding for an independent documentary

Posted by pauldevlinproductions on Nov. 19, 2009

Visit Emmy winner Paul Devlin’s science adventure movie, BLAST! was the first film to partner with Artist Artist Share has developed a “participant” model for fundraising that has been very successful in the music industry.The BLAST! Artist Share project included regular video updates of the filmmaking process for participants. These are now being made available to general audiences.In this update, Paul and the BLAST! team travel to the Toronto Documentary Forum at the Hot Docs Film Festival. They are there to pitch the idea for BLAST! to dozens of commissioning editors in a roundtable forum with hundreds of onlookers. The stakes are high, perhaps determining if the film will be funded and broadcast internationally.Enjoy this unique insider’s view into the filmmaking process!

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