How do independent short film makers make money?
Short films are meant for spending money wisely and in effective manner.
As a short film maker a person should make attempts only to improvise his craft, as short films only serve this purpose.
NOTE :: Short films do make money back through youtube monetisation but very less and film festival (only if your craft is developed after years of spending wisely).
But if you want to make money then there are some continuous indirect ways/process which will directly help you in making money over the period of time.
PS – Don’t think about the money first, first learn and develop your craft.
Make money by doing other things and keep learning.
Many people opt film making as their career.
Thus earning money is essential.
Earning money through film making is not a straight road.
You need to guarantee quality work to earn money and be recognised.
Growing short film industry now offers more alternatives than it did a few years back.
One can opt for the below mentioned ways to earn money.
Making a Short film can be tough but selling a short film can be impossible.
Here’s my story on how I did both.
I directed a small action short film a few years back called