Description

The Documentary Budget Cash Flow Worksheet is a simple yet powerful budgeting tool that helps determine your cash flow needs throughout the course of your documentary project.

Having this information will make your fundraising efforts more targeted and effective, and likely less stressful as well!

Along with the worksheet, you get a helpful video tutorial that walks you through exactly how to use it for your very next project.

Go ahead, click the ENROLL button to get started!

What Students Are Saying

Quick and Easy Lesson on Cash Flow

Stephen Thomas King

Jilann Spitzmiller is one of the best when it comes to working the documentary financials. It is clear that she has done this kind of work over and over and ...

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Jilann Spitzmiller is one of the best when it comes to working the documentary financials. It is clear that she has done this kind of work over and over and that kind of practice and experience give her a tremendous amount of credibility. I'm impressed and very much appreciative of her willingness to provide all of her classes to Desktop Documentaries and Documentor students. Thanks Jilann!

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Very Good Course

Christine Eltherington

I'm new to the world of documentary filmmaking and this course has been very beneficial. Thank you

I'm new to the world of documentary filmmaking and this course has been very beneficial. Thank you

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Awesome!!!

Jeremiah Samuel

I love this course. its simple and easy to take in for a starter like me

I love this course. its simple and easy to take in for a starter like me

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A well structured easy to understand primer

louis Bertone

Where to look, how to say what you see in words and figures... Outstanding.

Where to look, how to say what you see in words and figures... Outstanding.

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EZEKIEL AMKPITA

For a starter like me: 1. I am thanking you for this invaluable assist and guidance in an endeavor that is technically alien to me 2. Now I know where to ...

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For a starter like me: 1. I am thanking you for this invaluable assist and guidance in an endeavor that is technically alien to me 2. Now I know where to start from and how to start, 3. The course content has given me an insight to so many areas I never thought was important; 4. This course has prepared me psychologically and given me a boost in terms of focus and commitment to see it through believing that this relationship will fester for mutual benefits! 4. Thank you ones again.

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Thankful

Manola Carter

I am sending you all the good vibrations of thankful gratefulness from many, for sharing with us your experienced knowledge in an accessible format via your ...

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I am sending you all the good vibrations of thankful gratefulness from many, for sharing with us your experienced knowledge in an accessible format via your free and/or purchasable courses. Thank you!

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Excellent intro

Malek Delane

Thanks by helping take the fear out of getting started in making my first documentary, you are friend indeed. Malek D

Thanks by helping take the fear out of getting started in making my first documentary, you are friend indeed. Malek D

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Great!

Marilyn Smith

The breakdown makes the task manageable. Even though budgeting is a lot of work, after this it doesn't seem so overwhelming.

The breakdown makes the task manageable. Even though budgeting is a lot of work, after this it doesn't seem so overwhelming.

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DOCCIE AID

Tanelle Welff-Dixon

Thank you. Thank you. Thank you Team Desktop. Finally, a doccie aid for dummies like me to assist in this tedious task. It has been simplified and very wel...

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Thank you. Thank you. Thank you Team Desktop. Finally, a doccie aid for dummies like me to assist in this tedious task. It has been simplified and very well presented in the presentation.

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Excellent!

Yvette Fintland

You have no idea how grateful I am for finding this wealth of information. I feel like I'm finally on the right track in saving time, doing my job more effi...

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You have no idea how grateful I am for finding this wealth of information. I feel like I'm finally on the right track in saving time, doing my job more efficiently and detailed. You're the BEST team available on the planet! ;) Thank you for the awesome video and class.

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Awesome Course

Carolyn McDaniel

I have enjoyed your courses very much and have learned a great deal already. I started out with an idea only and can already see that it is realistically ...

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I have enjoyed your courses very much and have learned a great deal already. I started out with an idea only and can already see that it is realistically possible to consider pursuing this project to fruition. :)

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Good common sense approach

George Kingsnorth

This short course provides a good common sense approach to breaking your project down into small chucks so you can watch and manage your project cashflow. Ve...

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This short course provides a good common sense approach to breaking your project down into small chucks so you can watch and manage your project cashflow. Very useful if you are preparing a new project and what to work out where the big spends are going to be. Great course.

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What's Inside

  • 1

    Documentary Budget Cash Flow Pack

    • WELCOME

    • VIDEO: How to Use the Cash Flow Worksheet

    • EXAMPLE: Documentary Cash Flow Worksheet (PDF)

    • WORKSHEET: Documentary Cash Flow Worksheet (.docx)

    • Budgeting Quiz!

    • Documentary Budgeting Resources

About Your Instructor

Documentary Producer-Director

Jilann Spitzmiller

Jilann Spitzmiller is an award-winning documentary filmmaker whose work has appeared on the BBC, Sundance Channel, Starz/Encore, Aljazeera, PBS, Canal+ and many other channels worldwide. Spitzmiller is a 3-time recipient of ITVS funding and has twice received Sundance Institute funding. She has been a Sundance Institute fellow and a mentor at NALIP's Producer's Lab, as well as a guest panelist and teacher at many festivals and workshops. Her work has won more than 20 awards and has been shown around the globe. Her documentary SHAKESPEARE BEHIND BARS premiered in competition at the Sundance Film Festival and has become a cult classic. She co-directed, produced and edited HOMELAND which aired on National PBS. Jilann’s feature documentary, STILL DREAMING, released on PBS in April 2018. And her latest documentary project MEOW WOLF: ORIGIN STORY released to 600 theaters in November 2018. She co-founded DocuMentors and is deeply committed to helping filmmakers world-wide have the most impact that they can by telling their best story possible. Work with Jilann.

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