Stage 32 has brought in veteran producer Jason Mirch to teach you How To Finance Your Independent Film & Break Even Before Its Release! This webinar focuses on the risk mitigation model of film finance, which utilizes foreign pre-sales, soft money, and equity to finance feature film projects.

Jason will be speaking from his experience as a 10-year film and TV producer and the former Head of Feature & TV Development and Production at Image Nation Abu Dhabi (The Help, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Contagion and Flight).


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Writer/Producer/Feature Film and Television Executive

In this Stage 32 Next Level Webinar, you will get an in depth look into how to successfully navigate the structure of the Second Act. You will learn techniques for crafting dialogue that moves the narrative forward, while exposing their characters’ flaws.


You will learn how to carefully order their scenes in such a way that it creates a series of authentic and escalating obstacles for their characters to overcome. The webinar will identify and explain key plot points that typically exist in a well-written Second Act, and explain how you can use these as guidelines for their own projects.


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We have conversations every day, words reveal not only emotions and intentions but information as well. While normal dialogue in real life has tons of filler, the dialogue in a script needs to be carefully crafted and cultivated. Producer Jason Mirch is here to offer an immersive lecture all about dialogue! Jason will emphasize the importance of writing "dialogue with a purpose" and will focus on proper techniques for creating meaningful dialogue using conflict and subtext to advance your plot and reveal character. 

This 90-Min. Webinar Will Cover:
Common dialogue mistakes and how to avoid them
How to use exposition as ammunition 
How to properly utilize subtext to disguise your characters' intentions
Tips on creating unique voices for each of your characters

What our writers are saying about Jason:

"I have had the privilege of participating in two of Jason’s classes. His input week after week are some of the best notes I have received."

- Roadmap Writer Deb Busby

"Jason provides a concise, no-nonsense approach to crafting your screenplay in a creative and supportive environment."


- Roadmap Writer Mark Bedard 


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This intensive 5-week course will give students the tools and techniques necessary to produce a world class short film. Each week will be dedicated to a different aspect of the short filmmaking process, including, concept development and writing of your short, budgeting and scheduling, understanding and drafting production agreements, pro-tips on directing actors, and how to get the most out of the post production process.


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DEVELOPMENT & PRODUCTION CONSULTING


Having received his B.F.A in Screenwriting and Directing, Mirch's background is in creative development. He has developed screenplays and television series for studios, television networks, and production companies.


He has worked with writers to develop screenplays which sold to Paramount, New Line, and Summit Entertainment, and pilots which sold to Fox, NBC, CBS, and Lifetime.  Additionally, he has worked with Warner Bros., Sony Pictures Television, Participant Media, Hyde Park Entertainment, and Parkes+MacDonald to develop both feature and television projects. 


As a producer, Mirch continues to develop projects with writers and directors, and is currently working on several feature films in development. Additionally, Mirch offers his services to screenwriters looking to develop their feature film and television projects.  


To inquire about development services, please visit the Contact Page and request an appointment for an initial review and consultation. 


BRANDED CONTENT 


In addition to feature film and television production, Mirch has worked directly with both corporate and government clients to develop creative content that realizes their marketing and strategic aims.  As the landscape of traditional marketing and advertising changes, it is increasingly important that content creators leverage their skills as storytellers in advertising. 


Mirch has worked on a number of successful branded content campaigns, producing short films, documentaries, television series, and digital content that entertains audiences, while achieving a strategic goal. 


MEDIA CONSULTING - MENA AND OTHER EMERGING MARKETS 


The MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region is a rapidly evolving and expanding marketplace.  


This is particularly true of the Gulf States, which enjoy economic stability and growth, due to an abundance of natural resources. The wealth in the region, coupled with increasing globalization and the desire for international products and media, allow for tremendous opportunities for international firms looking to do business in the market.  


Over the past 5 years, Mirch has watched the political, economic, social, and geographic landscape shift and is uniquely positioned to assist international firms in achieving their long term strategic goals. 


Mirch has worked with partners based in the Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Jordan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and India.  He has sold programming to the OSN Network, the largest satellite provider in the region, as well as MBC, the largest network in the region. Additionally, Mirch has worked with Gulf Film and Empire, two of the largest theatrical distribution companies in the region.


Mirch has worked with firms based in New York, London, Amsterdam, Hong Kong, Korea, and the Philippines to develop, produce, and distribute international content. 


Mirch has also consulted a number of international firms on the Middle East market, advising companies such as the BBC, Creative Artists Agency, and Burberry.