In this episode of Creative AF we discuss how this first time indie film-maker Robert Eager got his very first feature film on Netflix, took advantage of the tax credits the state of Georgia offers. Robert has an incredible wealth of knowledge when it comes to the business & financial side of making a film. In this interview we discuss all the things film-makers want to know but nobody is sharing the information.
It took him 17 years before he decided to shoot his first feature film in 2017 that was released in 2019, he is now an Executive Producer on his fourth film all within the past four years.
3:20 - PICKING THE RIGHT SCRIPT TO GO ALL IN ON
6:00 - HAVING SUPPORT FROM FAMILY & FRIENDS
8:00 - WHEN TO PULL THE TRIGGER ON MAKING YOUR FILM
11:00 - THE PATH OF MAKING YOUR FILM
17:00 - STATE OF GEORGIA FILM TAX CREDIT EXPLAINED
26:00 - FUNDRAISING THE MONEY FOR YOUR FILM
31:00 - THE IMPORTANCE OF GETTING A SALES AGENT FOR YOUR FILM
WHO IS ROBERT EAGER?
Robert Eager who is one of the most active Executive producer in the Atlanta area. He is a graduate of the Hollywood Film Institute and worked on the locally filmed "Savannah", several made for TV movies including " Momma Flora's Family", and appeared in Disney's " Remember The Titans". He has earned several screenwriting awards and studied at Atlanta's Alliance Theater. He invested in himself to make his first feature film named Full Count. Full Count is available to watch on Netflix. Since Full Count he has executive produced films with Saban Films, Vertical Entertainment and Paramount+.
Atlanta Film Production Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/243624842363778 Buckhead Film Group http://www.buckheadfilmgroup.net/
Atlanta Screen Writers Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/atlsg
Vertical Entertainment https://www.vert-ent.com/
Saban Films https://www.sabanfilms.com/
The Creative AF Podcast is filmed and recorded at the M3 Creative Studio located in 30 minutes south of downtown Atlanta in McDonough, GA. http://www.m3creative.net