Everything You Wanted to Know About Film Funding

A Series of Webinars Hosted by Carole Dean Designed to Answer All Questions About Film Funding…That You Were Afraid to Ask!

Carole Dean, President of From the Heart Productions as well as author of The Art of Film Funding, 2nd Edition: Alternative Financing, has launched a series of webinars to answer any questions filmmakers have about film funding…but were afraid to ask! 

Each film funding webinar, will revolve around a specific topic on film funding.  It could be house and zoom parties, crowdfunding, grants, whatever will help filmmakers raise money for their films.  On each webinar, she will be joined by a special guest.

During the webinar, Carole and her guest answer questions from filmmakers on the webinar.  Each filmmaker attending receives a recording and an invitation to the next one.  Plus you will be able to find them here on this page as well.

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Everything You Wanted to Know About...House and Zoom Parties

In the inaugural webinar, Carole Dean and her special guest Breanne Pryse, offered advice and took questions on how to create an effective fund raising party to bring in money for your film.

Everything You Wanted to Know About... Film Funding Trailers - Part One

In Everything You Wanted to Know About Film Funding Trailers – Part One, Carole Dean, president of From the Heart Productions, and her special guests Breianne Pryse show you how you can create a trailer to attract donors and investors.

Everything You Wanted to Know About...Film Funding Trailers - Part Two

In Everything Your Wanted to Know About Film Funding Trailers – Part Two, Carole Dean, president of From the Heart Productions, is joined by composer/producer David Raiklen and her special guests Breianne Pryse who discuss the importance of choosing the right music for your trailer.

Everything You Wanted to Know About...Film Funding Trailers - Part Three

Enjoy this free webinar that will offer you expert advice on how to craft a trailer for your film that will win over potential donors and investors.

Carole Dean, president of From the Heart Productions, is joined by Karen Everett of New Doc Editing and special guest Breianne Pryse.

They will show you how to create a fantastic trailer that will bring in money for your film!

Everything You Wanted to Know About...Raising Money and Financing for You Independent Film

Carole Dean, president of From the Heart Productions, is joined by Actor/Director/Producer Tom Malloy to discuss winning film funding strategies, with special guest Breianne Pryse sharing about manifesting and mindsets for success.

Everything You Wanted to Know about ... Goal Setting - How to Create Financial Abundance for Your Film

Carole Dean, President of From the Heart Productions and author of “The Art of Film Funding, 2nd Edition: Alternative Financing Concepts”, and guest Brieanne Pryse share successful strategies for goal setting and how to use your mind to achieve your goals, fund your film, and create your future! Moderated by Naheed Ismail

Everything You Wanted to Know About Film Funding: How to Crowdfund
Your Film

Carole Dean, President of From the Heart Productions, is joined by Stephen Follows, author of “How to Crowd Fund” for a discussion of tips and advice on how best to run a crowdfunding campaign for your film.

Everything You Wanted to Know About..How and Where to Sell Documentaries and Features

Carole Dean, President of From the Heart Productions, and entertainment attorney, Robert Seigel, offer great advice and answers on how to make the right choice and best deal for your film.

Everything You Wanted to Know About FilmFunding: The Benefits of Making Short Films

Carole Dean, President of From The Heart Production and writer/producer/director and Roy W. Dean Short Film Grant Winner Lorenzo DeStefano offer guidance on writing/producing and directing short films.

Everything You Wanted to Know About Film Funding: Finding Film
Funding and Distribution Webinar

Carole Dean, President of From the Heart Productions, and Writer/Producer/Director Tom Malloy show you how to find and land high net worth individuals to invest or donate in your film as well as how to connect with film distributors

Everything You Wanted to Know About FilmFunding: Documentary filmmaking from an African perspective

Carole Dean, President of From The Heart Production and writer/producer/director Salim Amin is the Chairman of Camerapix, and Founder/Chairman of The Mohamed Amin Foundation discuss Documentary filmmaking in Africa.

The Art of Film Funding Podcast

Carole Dean hosts The Art of Film Funding Podcast with interviews with experts on film funding, film finance, film marketing, and film distribution offering advice indie filmmakers.