Frequently Asked Questions
Additional details about the content and structure of the course
What is this course about?
This essential course for independent filmmakers is designed to help you think like an entrepreneur, find the right financial partners, and finish what you start. Through video lessons, written assignments, and group coaching sessions, this course will guide you on a transformative journey that will infuse you with confidence, empower you with resources, and put you in the best possible position to raise money for your project.
Who is this course for?
This course is for filmmakers, producers, entrepreneurs, and really anyone seeking to learn more about fundraising, investor relations, business plans, deal ethics, and more! Individuals considering film investments have enjoyed the course as well.
How does the course work?
The class is organized into 4 sections. For the Flex version, you can go through the sections at your own pace. For the Group and Private versions, you will meet on Zoom once a week for 4 weeks to review each section. That means you have one week to get through each section (roughly an hour of video lessons, plus optional workbook exercises).
For the Private version, you’ll also have one-on-one sessions with Stu Pollard.
What do I get?
All versions of the course include 4 hours of on-demand video lessons, loads of downloadable documents and templates, and access to our Slack channel to ask questions and connect with other filmmakers in the LunacyU community.
The Group and Private version include four weekly 1-hour group coaching sessions via Zoom with Stu Pollard.
The Private version also include two 45-minute one-on-one consultation sessions directly with Stu.
Who is the instructor?
Is this a live class?
No, this is not a live class. It consists of 33 video modules that you can watch at your own pace. The Group version of the course includes live group coaching sessions and the Private version includes live one-on-one sessions.
When can I start the class?
For all 3 versions (Flex, Group, Private) you’ll have access to the course content (videos and downloads) to consume at your own pace. The group-coaching sessions for the Group and Private versions occur in 4-week blocks. You can find the start date for the next class on the home page of the website. During the class, you can watch the videos and use the content at your own pace, but there are 4 scheduled calls with the instructor. If you do not finish a section before the Zoom meeting, you may be behind.
What topics are discussed in this class?
Can I watch a preview of this class?
Does this course contain legal advice?
Do I have to attend the Zoom sessions or join the Slack channel?
Where can I follow LunacyU to receive updates?
Will I get to meet investors?
Is this the first time this class has been taught?
Does LunacyU have other courses?
At this time, “Indie Film Financing” is our only available course. Let us know what you would like to see next by filling out our Contact Form.
How long will I have access to the course content?
You’ll have access to the course content for a full year after purchase.
I have more questions. Is there someone I can talk to?
Of course! Please send any queries to our Contact Form.