Liz Manashil discusses microbudgets & her recent film "Speed of Life"

Liz Manashil is a filmmaker who graduated from USC film school and makes movies with feminist content and a whimsical twist. She is the co-host of the hit podcast, Making Movies is Hard!!! She is also a film consultant who offers guidance on things like distribution, audience building, and microbudgets. In our conversation we’ll focus on microbudgets and use her last film, “Speed of Life” (currently airing on Showtime) as a case study.  

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The Art of Film Funding Podcast is to educate and inform filmmakers. Author/Grantor Carole Dean interviews top professionals from the film industry for up-to-date information on film funding, production, marketing, and hybrid distribution. You will learn how to crowdfund, make an ask for funding, save money on your budgets, hear top attorneys discuss new US and state tax funding and stay abreast of current trends in the industry. Carole is President and Founder of From the Heart Productions, the non-profit dedicated to providing independent filmmakers the information and help they need to get their films funded. Carole started and runs the three yearly Roy Dean Film Grants giving $25,000.00 each in cash and goods and services. She is author of The Art of Film Funding, Alternative Financing Concepts, second edition.