Producer Foundry Meetup @ SFSDF

The Hub For Entrepreneurial Filmmakers

You are a struggling independent filmmaker, trying to find your way in this rapidly transforming media landscape. We are here to help you become a better businessperson, so that you can make a living doing what you love.

Welcome to Producer Foundry.

Producer Foundry Pitch Workshop, 2014

Educational Workshops

We provide access to experts who will teach you the inside line to success in independent film. From getting yourself organized to getting yourself out there, Producer Foundry has the programs that will make an entrepreneur out of you.

Producer Foundry Townhall, September 2014

Community Townhalls

Producers know how to schmooze and network, but Producer Foundry ups the ante by providing an open forum for sharing and knowledge exchange in a way that moves beyond just passing out business cards.

Randy Hall and Ben Yennie

Media for your Eyes and Ears

With our audio program Film Insight and our YouTube program Indie Iron, Producer Foundry is providing on-demand access to thought leaders and current events in your indie film community.

Producer Foundry Blog

Interview with Former ICM Agent Jim Jermanok.

  Ben: How did you Transition from ICM Agent to Filmmaker? Jim: I think a lot of entertainment business executives are very creative. Many of them are shadow artists and, for some reason or another, did not follow their first occupational choice. I was an actor and stand-up comic before becoming an ICM Agent.  After 9 years …


The Reviews are in on Jim Jermanok!

MAKING YOUR PROJECTS HAPPEN: Successful Film/TV Producing & Financing Workshop by Jim Jermanok from Jim Jermanok on Vimeo.Powered by Eventbrite Can’t decide whether or not to go to Jim Jermanok’s workshop on May 20th?  These Testimonials may well convince you. In order to work professionally in any kind of creative industry, you need to create your …


“For Here or To Go?” Writer/Producer talks immigration issues and Lean Filmmaking

Rishi is the driving force behind the new film, “For Here or To Go?” Which opened yesterday.   He’s an immigrant technologist who produced his first feature film, For Here or To Go which tells the story of the struggles skilled immigrants face.  I’ve known him for years, so when his movie came out he …


[PODCAST] What is a Film Market and how do they work?

In this preview chapter from the first ever audiobook (and book) on film markets, author Ben Yennie shares some insights into why markets like AFM are still relevant, even with the rise of OTT platforms and the collapse of DVD. Yennie summarizes how film markets are the most accessible place to cultivate relationships with sales …