I hope you’re enjoying your weekend so far and for those of you at Sundance, I hope you’re keeping warm and staying flu-free :)
I’ve started a Sundance discussion in the FB Group – come say hi – we’d love to hear from you!
It’s been an interesting week since I sent out my last email on Producer Reps.
Basically I received a bunch of emails from people who said they need producer reps for their scripts. So I wanted to clear up any confusion….
Producer Reps are for completed films. For those of you hoping to find a producer rep who can take your script and find financing for it…..you need a PRODUCER, not a Producers Rep.
People were saying – I need a ‘rep’ for my script, I need a producer rep to help find financing, and on and on.
There seems to be so much confusion around this topic – not even sales agents are going to take your script with no meaningful attachments and find financing for you.
That is your job or your producers job. Trust me, there’s no quick fix of finding financing for your film. No one is going to just take your script and magically put together financing – it doesn’t work like that.
People even write in about my EP Services and say – go find financing for my script and we can discuss a commission later. Huh? I wish it was that easy! :)
Unless I’m missing something? Do let me know if you’ve had a producer rep for your script before please! Let’s continue the discussion in the comments below.
So back to completed films…. like I said in my previous newsletter, that term has become fluid which I think accounts for part of the confusion about what one actually does.
It’s why I call my own ‘producer rep’ service Film Distribution Consulting since I feel it more accurately describes what I do, and I don’t want to confuse anyone into thinking I ‘represent’ producers and scripts.
Do You Need Help With A Completed Film?
I also announced a promotion on my distribution services for the rest of this month and got quite a few emails. However I have to ask you, please fill out the questionnaire on the page so I can get all the details of your project and be able to give you a thoughtful and educated response ;)
Click here to learn more (and save 50% on my distribution consulting services)
Now’s a great time to get a handle on distribution since we have a few major markets coming up (EFM and Cannes).
Anyway, I’ll leave you with that and wrap things up for today.
I hope you have a fabulous weekend ahead and I’ll speak to you again soon….