Ron is passionate about the Business side of Filmmaking
Ron will be speaking on his passion - the business of film-making, also he will be at the conference on a panel and would love to chat with you about your project.
"We focus so much on the craft of filmmaking, what about the business of filmmaking? Come join and listen to Ron Newcomb's story on how he does things on the business side of filmmaking. To establishing a company, to when to partner up and how, what does it mean when you begin to take on investments, what can keep you out of hot water, what contracts & releases to use, along with the one thing every contract should have...Ron has completed narrative feature films where he garnered global distribution, he was able to secure a TV deal for his documentary, as well as crowdfunded projects and raises private equity. This is not a legal discussion, but the way one person has been able to do it."
Ron has written and directed award-winning short and feature-length independent films. He founded the Fellowship of Christian Filmmakers (FCF), a network of over 3,700 faith-based filmmakers and film enthusiasts, organized and co-leads the DMV Producers Association, as well as being involved in other film groups. Under his Opening Act Production, LLC team, Ron developed the feature film, The Fellows Hip: Rise of the Gamers, a coming-of-age story about how a group of four friends learns there’s a little bit of geek and hero in all of us. Since its debut in 2013, TFH has been distributed internationally and has been dubbed in several foreign languages. Ron also produced, Made in the USA: A 30 Day Journey, which is a documentary that explores what the brand “Made in the USA” really means these days. Ron’s innovative transmedia concept, along with his strong IP of The Rangers will create a new, dynamic and lucrative model for independent filmmaking.