Save your Money — the cost of making a short film

On average, I’ve found that the cost of making a short film is around $500 — $1,000 per minute of completed film. It takes about an hour to film one page of script (if it’s at one location). For an eight page script, you would need at least one day to film it and if there are multiple locations that can add additional days. For this example though, let’s say it’s eight pages, one location. You need a…