Create a successful film business online!
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Create a successful film business online!

From Script to Pitch & Building your online production company.
4.6 (3 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
24 students enrolled
Last updated 6/2020
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This course includes
  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • 3 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Capturing video with an iPhone as well as a DSLR, technical aspects of working with your camera
  • How to look for lighting, and capturing the perfect shot.
  • Provides genuine, personalized mentorship
  • Casting the best actors on a budget
  • Screenplay Tutorial
  • Wardrobe Shopping on a Budget
  • Social Media Marketing Videos
  • How to market their online film business to get leads
  • Cold Calling & Cold E-mailing techniques
  • How to e-mail business owners
  • Sales & Effective marketing for your film that shows off you and your brand.
  • Strategic tips for creating a shot list — the key to organizing your cinematic details
  • How to register your business with your State
  • Explore different editing softwares and techniques to give a your film project that authentic look and feel?
  • Building a creative film team
  • Editing Skills
  • Fundraising
  • How to read your analytics
  • How to build a video campaign for clients
  • Creating & Styling the perfect costumes for your characters
Requirements
  • iPhone & Editing software
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Motion 5
  • Logic X
  • Garage Band
  • IOS
  • Google Docs/Sheets/Powerpoint
  • QuickTime
  • Wondershare
  • Willingness to learn new softwares
Description

I wanted to share my filmmaking training & experiences with everyone who wants to learn how to create their own film production company. In this course I've built a custom educational platform from the ground up showing you the steps that I've taken to become a full time independent filmmaker.  Stop working that job you hate, and start a career in film production! It’s online film school for everyone, everywhere!

Who this course is for:
  • Beginner to Advance Filmmakers
  • YouTube content creators
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Marketing Professionals
  • Actors looking to create their own film career
  • Writers
  • Business Owners
  • Artist
  • Producers
Course content
Expand 23 lectures 03:47:09
+ Introduction
23 lectures 03:47:09

A welcome message to potential students from Steven Levar Coard (Executive Producer at Color of Love Production Studios ) on what you will learn in this online course.

Preview 03:40

If you're struggling to decide, or you need more data to work with, use the following five steps to find your niche.

  1. Identify your interests and passions. This may be something you've already done.
  2. Identify problems you can solve. 
  3. Research your competition. 
  4. Determine the profitability of your niche. 
  5. Test your idea.
Preview 06:12

Steven gives you tips to work on an idea when you feels a flush of inspiration, which can come from the theme, personal relationship with the idea, or its freshness. Learn how this approach has helped him create some of his most enduring and beloved independent films.

Preview 15:36

Steven will help you to draft a script.  Steven knows there’s no shortcut to the rewriting process, and he shares how he ensures a script is “camera ready” before embarking on production.

Script Writing - Part 2
06:18

Steven creates a scene to accompany the the script that was created in the last module.

Scene on film - Part 3
00:46

Steven takes you through his process for creating memorable characters.

What are the main needs and wants of a character (what people want out of life)
 what is the primal motivation of the character?
what are the main needs of the character ?                                                                                                                                                                         what does the character want (motives) ?                                                                                                                                                                          what the character DOES?                                                                                                                                                                                                   


Character Development
13:08

Steven will show you how to create inexpensive looks for your character and bring them to life.

Character Development - Part 2 Inexpensive Wardrobe Options (BONUS)
04:44

Still will give filmmakers tips to finding locations which is the vital process in the pre-production stage of filmmaking.

Location Scouting
13:57

Steven will take you on a tour in his neighborhood and give you tips on how he find great locations.

Location Scouting & Imagination (Bonus)
08:53

In this module Steven will provide students with pre-production & equipment information.

Pre-Production/ Equipment
14:20

Steven will show students the importance of casting the right actors for your projects. Steven will share his tips for casting & salaries for your film project. 

Casting professional actors for your film
04:32

Students will also learn about rehearsals before filming begins and why it's such a vital part in the casting process.

Rehearsals with the Actors
01:12

Steven will help  students explore a range of filmmaking specialisms - from screenwriting to production to visual effects. Students will also learn the twelve types of shots used in filmmaking.

Directing & Cinematography
13:25

Learn how to align edit, create smooth audio transitions, and more, with music editing software such as Logic Pro, 

Editing & Soundtrack
27:19

Now that you have created your first film. Steven will tell you what to do next and how to get your film out to your target audience.

Pitch Ready & Festival Submission
01:40

Steven's congratulation message to students.

Final Message
02:04

Steven teaches students how to edit your film for a green screen. 

Green Screen Editing (Bonus)
12:08

Steven teaches students how to turn your rejection into a profitable living.

Turn your rejection into $$$ (Bonus)
04:57

Steven encourages new filmmakers the importance on work/life balance.

Taking a Break (Bonus)
02:11

Learn how to  email small businesses to create 30 second commercial videos for their businesses to use on their websites using stock footage to make money. Part 1

Business Prospecting & E-mail Marketing for $$$
12:36

Learn how to  email small businesses to create 30 second commercial videos for their businesses to use on their websites using stock footage to make money. Part 2

Business Prospecting & E-mail Marketing to make $$$ Part 2
23:36

After showing the students how to e-mail prospect for their business and not hearing back from the business owner.  I went into a business to talk to them face to face to get their business. I show students in this module how I got them the results from a video ad campaign that I've created from them in under 24 hours.

Business Prospecting & E-mail Marketing for $$$ Part 3
16:51

Finding your niche! I give you the formula to finding success in your production company. 

Finding Your Niche | Formula To Success (Bonus)
17:04