Many commercial directors want to make the leap to directing features films, but don’t know where to start. Our guest this week – Cody Stokes – successfully made that transition after raising just under $500K for his debut feature The Ghost Who Walks.
Using the film as a case study, Cody walks us through every step in his process from building out the concept to fundraising to post-production and beyond. Cody’s story shows us that you don’t need industry connections or easy access to financing in order to make your movie a reality.
This is Episode 91: How To Raise $500K For Your First Indie Feature With Cody Stokes
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Noam Kroll is an award-winning Los Angeles based filmmaker, and the founder of the boutique production house, Creative Rebellion. His work can be seen at international film festivals, on network television, and in various publications across the globe. Follow Noam on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for more content like this!