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5 Tips For New Investors
5 Tips For New Investors
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Written by Mary C.
Updated over a week ago

After you've been approved with "investor status", you should follow these 5 tips:

1. Track projects you like

You can message a filmmaker through their project profile. If you track a project you're interested in, the filmmaker can get in touch with you too.

By tracking a project, you will also be alerted to any updates filmmakers make directly to your activity feed and digest email. e.g. if they secure a high-profile actor or add financing to their project

2. Click 'Message Filmmakers'

If you're visiting a project profile page that you like, clicking 'Message Filmmakers' is the first step in investing in a project and starting a dialogue with the filmmaker.

All filmmakers are at a stage where they are ready to talk to investors. They will have more material to send you... simply reach out to them and start the dialogue.

3. Ensure your investment range and other criteria are accurate

At Slated, we don't want to send you anything you won't be interested in, so we only alert you to deals that match your criteria. The more accurate your profile is, the smarter we can be at finding you the right deals. Use the Interests tab on your member profile to define your investor interest details.

4. List projects you invested in or have been involved with

Top-quality filmmakers are attracted to experienced investors.

We know that the better the filmmaker, the more likely they are to work with you on a project if you have invested in, or been involved with, the industry before... So list some of the projects you've helped produce or finance.

If you are new to the entertainment industry, be open and honest when you reach out to a filmmaker. Tell them about your interest in the project, it's subject matter, or the team behind it. Build a rapport as you may soon be working with some of the smartest filmmakers and talented story-tellers the industry has to offer.

5. Check back in regularly

We are adding the highest quality independent projects every week, and new members including award-winning filmmakers, sales agents, and distributors are signing up every day. We are also constantly launching more features to help you find projects you like, quickly and easily. So keep checking in.

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