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Being successful as an indie film entrepreneur requires you be able to draw from a wide array of tactics from successful and unsuccessful companies.  Being a filmmaker, you aren’t a huge fan of reading business books, but probably are a big fan of watching movies.  So, in honor of filmmaking...
Entrepreneurship in filmmaking has recently come into vogue.  There are more channels and resources devoted to helping filmmakers build brands, communities and companies out of their work than there ever has been before.  There’s good reason for this, as you’ll be able to see in THIS BLOG...
We here at ProductionNext are all about supporting TRULY indie filmmakers.  We’re not a platform for hobbyists, more one for those intrepid filmmakers among us that want to build a career outside the studio system.   As such, we acknowledge that there are a lot of filmmakers who are forced...
February 4, 2020
While we’re proud of our film budgeting software, we know that we’re far from the only game in town.  So, we thought we’d list our major competitors for film budgeting software, list their pros, cons, and cost in one single blog for easy access. Movie Magic Movie magic is the industry...
July 9, 2019
While we’re proud of the scheduling and stripboard features, we know there are others in the game.  So, we thought we’d acknowledge what our competitors do well, point out their flaws, and show how we compare in price.   Movie Magic Movie magic is the industry standard, and if we’re...
Last week we talked about some of the most heavily used props and wardrobe in Hollywood.  This week, we’re taking a look at locations. As you’ll see, there are absolutely no shortage of used and re-used props and wardrobe.  Every Filmmaker knows that good sets are in short supply, and when...
June 25, 2019
It’s not just indie films that have to make the most out of a props budget.  Eagle-eyed moviegoers will occasionally see a prop repeated across multiple films.  Since we make it easy for you to keep track of all your real-world props and wardrobe using the tools in the forever free company...
June 20, 2019
  If you are a filmmaker and can get to the Tribeca Film Festival, I highly recommend that you go. Why?  Because this is a great film festival for filmmakers, and if you wait to go until you have a film accepted there, you will find yourself wasting time just getting your bearings. It’s...
No Filmmaker is an island, and everyone needs support from time to time.  So with that in mind, here are 10 of our  ITVS The Independent Television Service (ITVS) is the funding Arm for PBS Documentaries.  So if you’re interested in making documentaries, you’re going to need to be aware...
If you haven’t heard of Mandy, you should check them out.  It’s a huge network that helps filmmakers and people working in media find jobs doing what they love and building their careers.  I’m going to give you a more thorough understanding of what they do, as well as how we work with...