Film Production Budgets Workshop

$199.00 $149.00

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Looking to build a budget for your short, web series or feature? Don’t know where to start? Attend this workshop.

During this workshop, we’ll cover the critical components of a production budget, above the line versus below the line costs, soft budgeting versus hard budgeting. We will also analyze the production budget for a short film, web series and a feature film. 

Then – with guidance, you will begin building your budget. Don’t freak out. It will be fine. You will be more prepared to understand how much money you need to create a solid project. Make an educated estimation for locations, crew and cast. Understand the cost implications of a SAG production and more. There’s a lot to learn when it comes to budgets and it starts here.

During the workshop, you will learn how to:

  • Breakdown a script..
  • Build a crew list… 
  • Create a soft budget and a hard budget..
  • Understand what you should allocate for locations, crew, cast, equipment and more…


A focused and fun workshop. No experience required and open to all.

Date: Sunday, March 11, 2018

Time: 10AM – 5PM

Location: The BTFC Office, 1080 Fulton Street, Suite 9, Brooklyn, NY

Instructor: Huriyyah Muhammad


Huriyyah Muhammad is a writer, director and producer whose passion lies at the intersection of telling great stories and helping others to do the same. As an independent feature film producer, she has led the production of multiple independent feature films from development to market, and most recently completed filming projects in Nairobi, Kenya and Madhya Pradesh, India. Her documentary, Bulbul: Song of the Nightingale is currently in post-production, while Soko Sonko, Swahili for Market King, continues to win awards. Most recently, she is poised to start production on season two of the critically acclaimed supernatural web series drama, Keloid.
As an activist and advocate for under-represented voices in television and film, Huriyyah is the founder of the Black TV & Film Collective, a 501c3
arts organization with over 1200 members, artists of color and allies, focused on increasing inclusion and representation in television and film. Under her leadership, the organization offers an array of professional development classes and workshops, networking opportunities and production support for artists seeking to make their work.
Huriyyah holds an MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Computer Science from Spelman College.


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