Strategic Use of Spectacular Visual Effects...
...but the best special effect of all is a great actor’s face!
1) Write great script with great roles for stars (DONE!!!)
2) Raise “hard money” part of budget—i.e. cash.
3) Make real $ offers to stars who “move the needle” for distribution.
4) Use the “package” (script + stars) to get distribution “pre-sales” and borrow money from banks against the value of the package. This is the “soft money.”
The secret weapon is HUMAN EMOTION!
Movie stars want to express it. Audiences want to feel it.
It can be done! Watch our sci-fi short proof of concept, over 2M views from the DUST platform for sci-fi shorts:
Film production is a very complicated and risky investment! For more, see this 27-minute announcement video/interview by Lukas Kendall with his friend Charlie Vignola: