In this workshop, we'll learn about the fundamentals of independent film fundraising. We'll cover the importance of budgets and the top 3 strategies for independent filmmakers: grants, crowdfunding and fundraising events. Lastly, we'll examine the importance of audience engagement and integrate tools to market your independent film early on in your filmmaking process. Let's put the FUN back into FUNDRAISE!
ABOUT OUR WORKSHOP FACILITATOR:
Thavary Krouch is an independent filmmaker and filmmaker's advocate. She has an MFA in Writer & Directing for Film from Columbia College Chicago. She currently works for the Chicago Film Office, focusing on cultivating an even stronger, vibrant, diverse and sustainable Independent Film community in Chicago. She's also in the deep throes of fundraising for her short film Bitter Melons.