9 Top Things To Consider When Producing A Low Budget Film


Producing your own feature is a great way to break into the film industry. Microbudget film  is a good place to start. This loosely refers to films budgeted at under $100k. The WGA classifies low budget films as those budgeted at between $200k to $1.2million. So it depends on your definition of micro budget. Apart from…

Secrets to Writing a Low-Budget Screenplay


The average budget for a Hollywood movie is well over 8o million dollars according to David Santo. But if you’re waiting for a producer with a Scrooge McDuck sized jack to come along and finance your film you’re begging. A bigshot producer that doesn’t personally know you is not going to trust you to write…

Writing A Quality Low Budget Horror Movie That Returns On Investment


Film studios still haven’t opened their purse strings to non A list screenwriters, even after I gave them a stern talking to. The choices for the 99% have been limited to write for small budget budget, guerilla niche movies. But low budget needn’t mean low quality. The beauty of these movies is that they will invariably get made much easier,…