Resources

Here is where you RAMP UP to become an independent producer (and specifically access the resources we are or will be using), but in the meantime to stimulate knowledge…
What city in the world is called Hollywood North? (Answer below)

ATTRACTING CAST & CREW
Internet Movie Database (IMDb) (set-up an account)
Slated.com (set-up an account)
Stage 32 (set-up an account)

BRANDING IN THE STORYTELLING REALM
Creativity & Storytelling ‘Zine (newsletter model for Thorn Trees original content and updates, and related curated content for crowdsourcing campaigns)

FUNDING/INVESTING & SCRIPT ANALYSIS/DEVELOPMENT
Creative Capital
Industrial Scripts (subscribe to newsletter)
Seed&Spark
Slated.com
Sundance Institute Lab (Episodic Program)

GLOBAL INDEPENDENT FILM & TELEVISION
Independent Film & Television Alliance (subscribe to newsletter)
Industry Professionals Roundtable Discussion – The Current State of the
Television Industry During COVID-19
(Stage32)

IMPACT PRODUCING & CREATIVE DISTRIBUTION
Creative Distribution 101
Maria Judice (Indigo Impact) (Thumbs Up!)
Liz Manashil (Thumbs Up!)
Naomi McDougall Jones (Thumbs Up!)
What Is An Impact Producer?

LEGAL SERVICES
Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts

MEDIA | ARTICLES, BOOKS, PODCASTS & WEBINARS
Bernadette Montana Interviews Janet Farrar (Author & Wiccan)
Carole Dean on “What You Need to Win the Roy W. Dean Grant”
(Relates to all grants! So, scroll down to the audio mp3 file to listen)

Crowdsourcing For Filmmakers by Richard Botto [REQUIRED}
David Lindelof Explains How He Defied the “Write What You Know Myth” on Watchmen” (This is the Thorn Trees development team model)
RB’s Crowdsourcing Book Heads Up Curriculum at a Major US University
Introduction to Creating a Professional Film Budget (Stage32 Webinar)
Introduction to Film & Television Accounting (Stage32 Webinar)
The Role of Producers In Film Business (Stage32 Blog)
The Wrong Kind of Women by Naomi McDougall Jones
You Wouldn’t Know It From the Oscars, But 2019 Was Big Diversity Year

DISTRIBUTION, NETWORKING & PITCHING
FilmarketHub (subscribe to newsletter)
International Screenwriter’s Association (ISA) (subscribe to newsletter)
Stage 32
The Film Catalogue (a subscription based service that contains thousands of projects and films that are available from producers, distributors and sales companies)

Answer: Vancouver, B.C.