Roy W. Dean Spring 2016 Grant Now Accepting Submissions
Girl From North Country – 2015 Spring Grant Winner
Now in its 23rd year, the
Roy W. Dean Film Grant
seeks films that are unique and make a contribution to society.
Films can be documentaries, short films, features, or webisodes. Deadline for submission is April 30th, 2016.
Each applicant receives a consultaion on their film from Carole Dean or a From the Heart board member.
Don’t Myth Up Your Crowdfunding Campaign
By Carole Dean
5 Myths to Overcome to Reach Your Funding Goal
But, that money did not always come easy. We provide lots of
to create a successful campaign and
but it took work and dedication from filmmakers.
And that only happened when we got them to let go of the myths they have about crowdfunding.
Myth 1 – You build it and they will come.
Nonsense. No matter how fantastic a campaign page you create, how important the cause, or how great the concept, you need to bring
your crowd to the crowdfunding campaign.
Create A 6 Month Film Funding Goal
Learn How to Make a Successful Action List For Raising Money
You’ve got a great film project, but where are you getting the money? Do you know what to say in your pitch? Is the trailer you have generating interest? Why not?
“Thank you so much for a wonderful class. What I learned from you and Tom was invaluable”
Kerstin Karlhuber Director “Fair Haven”
Intentional Filmmaking Class will help you solve those problems, clear mental roadblocks, and put you on the road to getting your film produced.
Over the 4 month class, you will also get instruction from film funding experts on:
Creating a killer proposal
Closing your donors
Carole Dean teaches the Trailblazer Class for Documentary Filmmakers and is joined by Producer/Author Tom Malloy in the Mastermind Class for Feature or Short Film Filmmakers.
Class is $695, but
enroll by February 21st, and save $100 and pay just $595. Payments can also be arranged by emailing Carole Dean at *protected email*
Class is limited to just 10 members so enroll soon .
Save an additional $65 if you a grant applicant or are fiscally sponsored by entering code INTENT65 when purchasing the class.
New Spring Grant Donor Promedia
NY Full Service Production and Post-Production Facility
Welcome to our newest
Roy W. Dean Grant
donor and supporter of independent filmmakers,
. Located in Manhattan, projects they’ve recently worked with include the feature “Birdman”, and TV shows “Louie”, and “Blue Bloods”.
President/CEO Joe D’Imperio is offering the grant winner a
40% deduction on color, editing, and sound services as well as the same 40% deduction to all production services….”including our lighting truck.”
Manifesting Money for Your Film Part 2
You’ve probably been manifesting your whole life and never realized it
Did you get the bicycle you always wanted? Did you get a computer you craved? A new car? You decided what you wanted, made a plan, and made it happen. You just didn’t call it manifesting.
Creating a pitch package for your film, a website, a business plan, is part of the process of manifesting money for your film. In her latest video, Carole shows you how to get it done.
New Home for Our Fiscally Sponsored Films
All Our Films Get Their Own Fundraising Page
As a film fiscally sponsored by From the Heart, you can
Documentary U Htein Lin _ Mr. Bright and Shiny
create a page on
our funding platform dedicated raising money for your film.
On your page, you can:
Add video, pictures, call to actions.
Set your own donation amounts.
Have donors cover all fees.
We’ve got over 60 films on our site.
This Month On Indiegogo with From The Heart
is a documentary film about
Katherine Sui Fun Cheung
, who was one of the first Chinese women to earn a pilots license in the United States during the Golden Age of Aviation.
Token of Love
, an estranged mother and daughter come together through the power of love… and weed. A veteran bent on vengeance for his sister’s killing is visited by angels in
Hometown-Salute A Soldier’s Story
. A dark comedy, the short film
is based on a true story about a self-destructive man and his eccentric community.
Cinema on Demand
Letting the Audience Decide What Plays in Theaters
Nicolas Gonda – Tugg CEO and co-founder
is a web-platform that lets filmmakers and their fans bring the movies they want to their local theater.
Other recent interviews include: