Tuesday, September 9, 2008

FREE Seminar
Independent Filmmaking: Creative Strategies and Multi-Market Thinking for Film

by: Michael Wiese,
(International Producer & Publisher)

25 Sept 2008 - THUR 10am - 5pm
26 Sept 2008 - FRI 10am - 1pm
Venue : Theater P.Ramlee, FINAS

A lively and informal seminar of 'must-know' information for professional filmmakers, writers, producers and covers the creative business and programming strategies necessary for creating success with your project and getting noticed in the overcrowded world arena.

Michael Wiese will share tips for raising financing, finding distributors and avoiding the traps found in standard distribution contracts. His specially designed PITCH SESSION, Wiese will help you find your unique voice and skills and turn your special gifts into a vocation. Participants at Michael's previous seminars have rated Michael's seminar 93% to 96% "at meeting or exceeding expectations". An engaging and challenging event is anticipated for the Kuala Lumpur creative and business community.

The seminar, will be tailored to attendees needs and may cover some or all of the following topics:

  • Case Study of "Bali Brothers"
  • Develop a Successful script
  • Give Investors What They Want
  • Get Financing from Investors, Distributors and others
  • Add Promotable Elements to Your Package
  • Prepare a Business Plan
  • Prepare Income Projections
  • Spin Plates Among Stars, Investors, Distributors and Sponsors
  • Assemble a Winning Team
  • Obtain Marketing which is More Important than Dollars
  • Cover Yourself Legally
  • Put Together Financial Projections
  • Identify Hidden Sources of Money In Your Project
  • Find Producing Partners
  • Target Distributors
  • Develop Your Own Pitch that Sells
  • Identify Your Own Unique Skills
  • Choose The Right Digital Tools
  • Get Into Production
Michael Wiese is an America filmmaker, author, seminar leader, and publisher who lives in England. He was formerly Vice President at Vestron, at one time America's largest independent studio, where he oversaw the production and distribution of over 200 videos in all genres grossing over $100 million. He was also responsible for launching video lines for National Geographic, Smithsonian, NOVA and PBS. Currently he oversees Michael Wiese Productions which publishes over 100 professional film and video books that are used in the major motion picture studios and in 600+ film schools throughout the world. He had presented filmmaking seminars for Kodak (Cannes Film Festival), The Independent Feature Project, The American Film Institute (15 yrs) and Rockport's International Film and Television Workshops. He is currently is preparing to direct a feature film based on his 1995 novel in Bali. interview1, interview2.

REGISTER here to get your free DVD, CDROM and course material.

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