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The Zero Dollars Idea

A big chunk of the no-budget/low-budget filmmaking community is always on the hunt for great ideas for movies they can produce for absolutely no money (or for very little money). There are some common approaches to making a $0 movie, and we cover them in later chapters. But, as far as story ideas are concerned, these can be a good jumping-off point:


1. Movies Shot on Free Location/ Big City

Following; Before Midnight


2. One-Location Movies

Phone Booth; Friday, Buried; 127 Hours; Wreck


3. Movies Shot in Real Time

Silent House; Rope; Before Sunset




“Good ideas are common what’s uncommonare people who’ll work hard enough to bring them about.” ~ Ashleigh Brilliant




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