Filmmakers Lab – Producing

Tuesday 3 September
10am – 3pm Lab : How to budget and produce a feature film with Producer, Shantelle Rochester.
Are you good at organising events, people and meticulous with finance, budgeting and allocating cash? Ever wondered how to raise money for your film and what to provide to investors to make your project investable? This course is for you

Learning outcomes;

– the principles of producing and the different types of producer roles

– how to pitch and raise capital for a film

– how to budget a film

– how to execute as a producer on set

Shantelle Rochester opened her first two companies at the age of twenty-two, which made high-end commercials and film and a training academy for under-represented young people. Shantelle has worked on other European films as a producer or line-producer such as “The Rise of the Krays”, “London Heist” and ‘Two Graves’ which won the British Urban Film Festival, best feature film award and was premiered as the closing night film at Curzon, Soho, London and is now available exclusively to Netflix.

Since then Shantelle has founded Ida Rose which has a slate of films, series and digital projects with the first film of 2019 entitled Stolen which is a south african and UK co production under the official South African and UK trade mission alongside Kwazulu-Natal Film Commision and the BFI. With over 15 years in the industry Shantelle has gained extensive experience with budgets, business and financial structures and offers these services at Ida Rose. Shantelle continues to work in the industry as a producer, line-producer and actress.