7 Things You Should Know About A Film Distribution Deal — Jeff Deverett
Film Courage: How much time should a filmmaker put into distribution versus pre-production or production?
Jeff Deverett, Film Producer, Entrepreneur, Writer, Director: Great question. In my world and my experience having made seven features it takes me about a year to make the movie by the time I’m talking from idea to final delivery. That’s about a year. So there’s about a month or two in idea development stage. There’s probably two to three months in financing. There is a month or two in pre-production. There is a month or two in production. I didn’t do the math on it but about six months in post-production…(Watch the video interview on Youtube here).