NAVIGATING THE BUSINESS OF
We provide independent filmmakers with the story, film, and brand strategies needed to create, sell, and distribute great films. With fifteen years of experience in the entertainment industry and three award-winning feature films in distribution, we continue to build a catalog of lessons learned, industry insights, and best practices that we share with the indie filmmaking community.
THE MAKE IT PODCAST
You're gonna love this.
We are proud to bring you the MAKE IT podcast which is available on all major podcast apps.
Each week, we share thoughts, ideas, insights, and perspectives on the indie film industry from our own experiences and from the experiences of our industry friends.
To join the conversation, listen in each week or be a guest on the podcast. Either way, we'd love to have you!
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ENJOY THE LATEST EPISODE
We provide our insights on the indie filmmaking industry through as many avenues as possible. Don't miss out on the goodness as we put proverbial pen to paper and share our thoughts on the Bonsai Creative blog.
Check out the latest posts below.
INDIE FILM RESOURCES
Navigating the business film is all about judgment. Our digital downloads provide the guidance you need to make the right decisions on critical aspects of your film projects.
WORK WITH US
As Advisory Producers, we provide critical decision-making support and guidance in story development, financing, cast selection, editing, digital marketing, contract negotiation, and distribution. We also provide branding and marketing expertise to connect your film with targeted audiences while helping you build a marketable brand for your film from day one.
In all of our projects, we work alongside the production team to bridge the gap between the art of film and the business of film. This enables our filmmaking partners to make the most out of each project while avoiding the common pitfalls of the indie film industry.
KEYNOTES & PANELS
One of our defining principles is "Be Engaged." We make it a point to engage filmmakers whenever and wherever we can.
If you're hosting a community event, managing a film festival, or teaching a class, we would love the opportunity to share our insights with your audience. Our goal with each engagement is to open filmmakers' eyes to the realities of the business of film and prepare them for the journey ahead.