1. Writing A Budget = Making Production Decisions
2. Where Is The Story?
3. Budgeting Starts With The Bottom Line (Financing)
4. Drafts of Budgets are like Drafts of Scripts – as Input is Incorporated
5. Where Are the Expensive Elements?
6. You Need E&O Insurance… and the Changes it Demands
7. There Will Always be Costs that are Out of Your Direct Control or Influence

These points come from an article I wrote for the Writers Store Expert Series. A bit cryptic, maybe? Visit the Writers Store site to read the whole article and all will be clear:


Also… I’ll be at the Writers Store in Burbank on Saturday, October 23 for a special appearance with my new book; if you’re nearby, I hope to see you there!

Cheers & good writing to you,

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“Film Production Management 101:
Management & Coordination in a Digital Age”

UPCOMING EVENTS: (more details at www.debpatz.com ):
* Booksigning/USA launch at the Writers Store in Burbank – 11am Sat.Oct.23