MAKING THE INDEPENDENT FILM: Everything you need to know

Course Description

Mr. Bernstein walks through the process from screenwriting, to packaging, putting together the team, scheduling, budgeting, different ways to raise money, escrow accounts, forming companies, casting directors, casting, pre-production, crewing and how to get the best crew, shooting, the structure of the shooting day, anticipating problems, working with directors, actors, agents and managers, post production, editing, effects, sound mixing, the DI, music and score, credits and marketing, sales agents, film festivals, distribution, sales and pre-sales, day and date releases, producer’s reps, television, internet and other types of sales, reviews good and bad, getting the next one and much more. The whole picture told in a way that it all makes sense. 

$260 tuition if you pay before July 30th or $295 if you pay after July 30th. 6 hour seminar (online- can be viewed anywhere in the world at any time after August 15th)


Once you register for an online seminar you will be contacted via email with log in details for the seminar.


Available to view from October 15th

Online $260 (if you pay before July 30th)

Sign up before July 30th for a special discounted price and be entered into a raffle to win a 4 hour private consultation with Steven Bernstein on any project or script or film you want to discuss.


Available to view from August 15th

Online $295 (if you pay after July 30th)