10 Tips for Producing a Micro-Budget Indie Film / by Christian Tizya

  Gillian Jacobs, Jason Ritter, Ahna O'Reilly and Zachary Knighton in "The Big Ask"

Gillian Jacobs, Jason Ritter, Ahna O'Reilly and Zachary Knighton in "The Big Ask"

There's low budget, then there's micro budget. To you and me, $250,000 is a lot of money. But in the filmmaking world. If you're planning on making a feature film with known actors. That amount is practically nothing.

It seems an indie trend coming up is having good quality micro budget features with a decent script and great quality. Someone could pump out a few of these films each year and make a profit once it hits the home distribution market. The link to the article below is an interview with Jennifer Westin. 

This article brings up a few great points, that make sure that it looks and sounds good most of all. There's no excuse anymore to have a bad looking movie as the prosumer cameras these days give you phenomenal results. 

Another thing to probably keep in mind, many people are taking a huge paycut so don't cheap out on food. Or else you'll have a very cranky set.

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Source: http://www.indiewire.com/article/10-tips-f...