WATCH: How Do You Finance An Independent Film?

Producer Buz Wallick explains a few of the ways you can go about finding financing for your project and what you need to keep in mind when approaching prospective backers. Bottomline? Your film needs to be able to make money.

Does that mean you have to revisit your script? So be it. Unless you can find the elusive ‘white whale’ investor that really just wants to be involved in the glamorous world of movie-making.



Buz Wallick is an independent producer in Los Angeles, California. Born and raised in Northern California, he cultivated a love and fascination with cinema. Buz has the unique background of being self taught and working on the crew of over 100 projects, including Cinematographer of the award winning documentary Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy . In 2012 Buz began to produce and with his extensive knowledge of film production Buz does what he loves to do; tell stories through the art of cinema.

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Mads Black

About Mads Black

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Mads is a Scandinavian-born, Los Angeles-based actor and aspiring film maker. He's dabbled in stunt driving (no one got hurt) and once rescued a baby bunny from his garage.

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