5 Important Tools To Raise Film Finance

5 Important Tools To Raise Film Finance

The film proposal, film business plan and film revenue projections templates are comprehensive documents to plan your film as a successful business. This step-by-step guide will show you how to raise film funding and make money for investors.


Film Proposal Template

A film proposal is where you put together the concept that describes your film in visual terms . Explain the approach to the subject, the style, and organization of the material, the setting, characters and plot.

This film proposal template sets out why you are the best person to make this film, why your approach is unique and must be told. This is your opportunity to tell funders what your project is all about and make them want to finance your film.

How to Write a Film Proposal


Film Business Plan

The film business plan template contains film finance analysis of the industry, a production plan and what it will cost to develop and operate your film business.

How to Write a Film Business Plan


Film Production Budgets

Let's get an estimate of what the costs are going to be , create your film budget by department, shooting days and location. This film budget template included in the Business Plan Package is divided into four sections: above the line (creative talent), below the line (direct production costs), post-production (editing, visual effects, etc.), and other (insurance, completion bond, etc.)


Film Revenue Projections

With the film revenue projections template you can predict how much your film is going to make by researching comparable films (similar in budget, genre and distribution pattern) from the Box Office (theatrical, DVD, broadcast and VOD) figures to estimate a high, low estimated income for your film.

How to Calculate Income Projections


Film Production Contract

The distributor sales agent database and distribution contracts will guide you to prospective sales for your film. Detailed list of who to contact and what genre they would be interested in. This contracts package is included in the film revenue projections package.


James from London

As a creative producer, I’ve always struggled to get the business proposal correct for the money folk. Your guide has simplified that task for me, and I will use as a template for all my film projects going forward. James Creative Director / Producer from London

Alex from Washington DC

As a new filmmaker I have to say there is a lot of valuable information in the Film Business Plan. I am eager to put to use as we continue on our journey. I shared with our DP and he thought it was fantastic. Alex Photographer from Washington DC

Matthew from Los Angeles

Your film proposal was extremely helpful, it gave me the skeleton I needed to move forward and conceptualize my film idea. Thanks so much! For a young filmmaker like myself, tools like this are invaluable! Matthew Actor, Director from Los Angeles