#84 How to Fund Your Favorite Film Project, with Shane Anderson Principal Director/ Producer

Jul 05, 2022

Shane Anderson, the director, and producer of Swiftwater Films joins Sybil. Shane discusses his experience finding environmental films and the kinds of questions donors should ask before supporting a project so that they don’t leave money on the table.

Episode Highlights:

Shane’s motivation to make movies that also make a difference in the world.

Why funders should be excited to fund films provided they ask the right questions first.

The concrete steps a donor should take before funding a movie project. 

 

Links referenced in this podcast: 

Guardians of the River Short:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0H4cVmTAbE&t=325s

Chehalis: A Watershed Moment

https://www.amazon.com/Chehalis-Watershed-Moment-Shane-Anderson/dp/B08G2D3324/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1IY9RRJFJ0OFN&keywords=chehalis+a+watershed+moment&qid=1655852179&s=instant-video&sprefix=chehalis+a+watershed+moment%2Cinstant-video%2C149&sr=1-1

Run Wild Run Free: 50 Years of Wild and Scenic Rivers

https://www.amazon.com/Run-Wild-Free-scenic-rivers/dp/B08927YJF1/ref=sr_1_1?crid=13744ZUIDIK4B&keywords=run+wild+run+free&qid=1655852240&s=instant-video&sprefix=run+wild+run+%2Cinstant-video%2C119&sr=1-1

A Rivers Last Chance:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/amzn1.dv.gti.2eb3ba93-efbd-dfd8-4611-e8d163c78daa?autoplay=1&ref_=atv_cf_strg_wb

Wild Reverence (first film)

https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/amzn1.dv.gti.38b443e8-302a-c39b-7052-90642f9f94b6?autoplay=1&ref_=atv_cf_strg_wb

 

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