Low-to-No Budget Filmmaking with Apparatus Productions

The Apparatus Productions team will share invaluable tips on how to cut costs, cut deals and save yourself from needless hassles by leading filmmakers line item by line item through real film budgets. The emphasis will be on 16-mm narrative films, but impecunious filmmakers of all kinds can benefit from this helpful information. Apparatus, a unique not-for-profit production company, has fully produced a collection of innovative short films, several of which have been presented at the Festival in prior years, and has provided funds for a score of other productions. This discussion will be moderated by James Schamus, Christine Vachon, and Todd Haynes.


Todd Haynes
James Schamus
Christine Vachon
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