Learn How To Create Professional And Accurate Documentary Budgets (That WIN Funding)
Documentary Budgeting Masterclass with Jilann Spitzmiller
The Documentary Budgeting Masterclass is a multi-part video series which takes you through the entire process of professional documentary budgeting.
You will learn:
What to include (and not include) in your budget
How to format your budget to industry standards
Whether or not to pay yourself and if so, how much.
What funders are looking for in your budget that gives them the confidence to fund your project
The THREE things that will make or break your budget funding proposal
Line by Line, what to put in each section (and why it's important)
Industry practices for the best ways to negotiate with your crew
The key items that separate an amateur budget from a professional budget
By the end of this class you will be able to create professional budgets that will help you win the funding your projects deserve.
This in-depth video course details the complete budgeting process, no matter the size or scope of the project.
By the end of this class you will be able to create professional industry-standard budgets that will help you WIN grants/funding and support for your projects.
As soon as you purchase the course, you'll have INSTANT access to the material located inside a professional course platform designed for enhanced learning.
Want Budget Templates included? Get the Budget Bundle!
by Sally Schaffer
by Anita Sugimura/Documentary Filmmaker
Stephen Thomas King/Documentary Filmmaker
What This Course Is About
VIDEO: Introduction to Accurate Budget Creation
Video Tutorial - Setting Your Budget Parameters
Video Tutorial - How to Accurately Estimate Costs
Video Tutorial - How to Negotiate for Crew & Gear
Video Tutorial - What to Pay Yourself
A Note about Paying Yourself
Notes on Estimating Your Production Schedule
Video Tutorial - Estimating Your Production Schedule
Notes on Post Production
Video Tutorial - Estimating Your Post Schedule
Video Tutorial - Thinking Ahead to Distribution
Video Tutorial - Budgeting for Contingencies and Fiscal Sponsorship
Video Tutorial - The Grand Total - What Does It Mean?
Video Tutorial - Budget Phases & Cash Flow
Any film professional will tell you that having a solid budget can mean the difference between zero funding and a $100,000 or even $1-million grant.
Your investment in this class could potentially pay off a hundred or a thousand fold! Don't let an unprofessional budget sabotage all your hard work.
Go ahead and click the red enrollment button and let's help you supercharge your budgeting skills!
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