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In 1998, Tom Malloy was one of the lead actors in the film Gravesend, produced by Oliver Stone. The film became an indie-cult favorite. When this film failed to make him a household name, Tom decided to learn as many facets of the movie business as he could. Over the course of eight years, he created his own method to ?nance films. Tom first wrote and produced The Attic, a thriller directed by Mary Lambert (director of Pet Sematary and Pet Sematary II), and starring John Savage, Jason Lewis, Elisabeth Moss, and Tom. Tom then wrote and produced The Alphabet Killer, a psychological thriller directed by Rob Schmidt (director of Wrong Turn). The ?lm stars Eliza Dushku, Cary Elwes, Oscar-winner Timothy Hutton, Michael Ironside, and Tom in one of the lead roles. Tom wrote and produced Love N’ Dancing, a dance ?lm/romantic comedy directed by Rob Iscove (director of She’s All That). The ?lm stars Amy Smart and Tom, along with Billy Zane, Betty White, and Rachel Dratch. As a direct result of contacts made through the techniques of Bankroll, Tom recently partnered with the Han Shi group of China to produce a slate of U.S. films over the next three years.
This book is very easy to read and full of information.
Malloy believes in positive thinking and positive speaking and this permeates his book as he lays out practical, honest advice for getting your movie made.
Tom Malloy's Bankroll is one of the best books I have read on actually getting your feature film financed!
I enjoy being part of Indie films whether acting, editing, lighting, audio or even being a grip. Working on these projects is fun for me and when I get paid all the better. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Forris B. Day
I've been making shorts for the last two years, learning my craft and the business of my craft. My goal has always been to make features. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Arel Avellino
I'm a young artist and producer trying to finance a film project I believe in. I should have noted a red flag when the author brags about the size of his house twenty pages in. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Ben Bernstein
Great book. Very informative. This books gets to the heart of things. A wonderful study guide. A must read for all filmmakers.Published 1 month ago by Lemarr E. Thomas
I started to skim this at a book store, wanting to look it over for content....but then I found myself actually reading it and wanted to take notes and underline portions of it, so... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Derek Jager
don't waste your time, this guy must've had every pal he knows review this book, which is nothing than a collection of mediocre anecdotes on the similarly mediocre films this guy... Read morePublished 4 months ago by andrew323
Tom Malloy actually raised the money for his movies himself, so he knows what he's talking about. Yes, this book is largely filled with his anecdotes. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Feo Amante
The product arrived on time. The book is by one of the film worlds "experts". It is an easy read, and the way it is written makes you want to read more. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Jacob Rogers
This is an absolute MUST BUY if you are or want to be a filmmaker. Bankroll is easy-to-read and gives you vital information in raising money for films (the hardest thing to do when... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Lan