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WHAT WE DO
Ford Studios® is an award-winning, international strategic planning, development, project management, and distribution entertainment studio dedicated to producing and helping entrepreneurs and media businesses succeed, worldwide. From a marketing agency over a decade ago has emerged a portfolio of ground-breaking initiatives, programs, and the development of commercial projects from visionary filmmakers. >>Learn More
Ford Studios® provides a comprehensive suite of book publishing services designed to support authors at every stage of their journey. From manuscript evaluation, editing, and design, to distribution and marketing, we offer a complete and personalized publishing experience. We help authors of all genres, from budding talents to established writers, bring their stories to life in the most professional and impactful manner. Each book is not just another manuscript to us; it’s a work of art waiting to be shared with the world. >>Learn More
Ford Studios® is now offering online (and in-person), our award-winning, Coaching, Individual Workshops, Business ESL, and MasterClass at various locations worldwide. The individual workshops focus only on one (1) filmmaking business subject at a time. The classes are available Monday through Thursday, excluding holidays. Online classes are conducted over Zoom. >>Learn More
WE HELP FILMMAKERS TURN PROJECTS INTO PROFITS
We are dedicated to helping filmmakers find global success leveraging our network of 25,000+ entertainment industry contacts.
Frequently Asked Questions.
Yes. Our MasterClass and individual workshops are not production focused. The workshops provide for the strategic planning and the business of filmmaking. While some participants will be experienced or emerging filmmakers, others will bring valuable skills in other fields.
Yes, definitely. As a film distribution company, we facilitate the marketing and distribution of your films to the general public. We've distributed our client's films through theatrical, video on demand (Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, etc.), DVD, and new media. Our experienced Hollywood professionals at Ford Studios® have successfully produced, marketed, and distributed every type of Film and TV project, including two of the highest grossing films of all time.
The Ford Studios® MasterClass and individual workshops will be held Online (via Zoom) and In-Person in Lisbon, Portugal.
Required MasterClass activities begin at 7:00pm and end around 9pm for all classes, Monday through Thursday (no weekends).
Travel costs are the responsibility of the Student Filmmaker. In many cases, it may be possible to work with your organization, employer, or university to fund your travel. We are happy to provide letters for participants who receive funding and need proof of career development or independent study.
We've workshopped pilots, shorts, features, dramas, fantasies, mockumentaries, noir, indie, big-budget, plays, sitcoms, and horror screenplays, to mention just a few. There is no type or genre of film that wouldn't benefit from learning the business of filmmaking for profit at Ford Studios®.
Yes! We do offer one-off workshops in a specialty business segment of filmmaking, as well as private coaching. his format, we feel free to share ideas freely, trust each other with our personal projects, and assist each other constantly with resources, ideas, contacts, and more. This format of offering a MasterClass along with individual teacher-led workshops is new for the business of filmmaking. We believe it will lead to the development of stronger commercial projects and and lasting filmmaking in the long run.
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You’ll find yourself completely immersed in our workshops from day one with our custom approach to interactive learning.
Get real-world experience as you workshop your film projects in different genres, styles, and formats for success.
Bring Your Story To Life
The method of growing a filmmaker’s business career is a journey, not a destination, and we’re leading the way. Register now to learn more about the “business of filmmaking”, from script to screen. Let us help you and your projects profit on a global scale.