Film Business Plan
A Film Business Plan is the document you need to show investors that your film is a business and the costs involved.
What is a Film Business Plan
A film business plan lays out the production, marketing and distribution strategy for the investor.
- What is the film about
- Who is on the team
- How much money is required to make the film
- What is the estimated return on investment
Film Business Plan Template
This 10-page template is an example with all the necessary information, simply replace the text and images with your own.
- Film Proposal Top Sheet: Introduction of your film, logline, key production details and budget top sheet
- Confidentiality Agreement: also known as non-disclosure agreement or NDA
- Executive Summary: the project, opportunity, capital required and shooting schedule
- Key Team: Brief resumes of each of your principal team (add as you go along)
- Film Treatment: Introduce your characters and storyline
- The Audience: Who is the target audience, genre and similar films
- Production Plan: Estimated time frame for financing, production and post production, film festivals, etc
- Distribution Strategy: Theatrical, VOD, television, airline, etc
- Finance Plan: Grants, tax credits and rebates
- Extensive Film Budget: 5-page tabbed budget from development right through to insurance, all the expenses to complete a film.
The following supporting documents are included in your download:
- Film Pitch Deck: Present your project in a visual slide deck
- Film Income Predictions: Calculate the Predicted Return on Investment
It's easy, your film and future projects will be a breeze!
Film Business Plan Example
You can use this template during any stage of development, it will guide you through the process until you are ready to present to investors.
- Download the film business plan template and supporting documents to your computer.
- The files will automatically open in Word .docx and Excel formats.
- Edit the example text, save as pdf and send to potential investors.
Where to Send a Film Business Plan
See the 10 ways to fund your film
- apply for film grants
- request funding from government organisations
- pitch your film to private investors
- get tax incentives from local film commissions
- product placement agreements
- crowdfund your project