Question by michaelbak1: Making 00 in 5 months when your 13
I am Thirteen and i have set a goal to make around $ 6500 to $ 7000 by Feb 09. The reason i want to get so much money is because i am a filmmaker and if you are a filmmaker then you know about that list called “Stuff to buy” From film teachers of mine and other info i have come to the conclusion that every filmmaker has one of these lists. My list should be about $ 6200 so i am shooting for about $ 6700 to be in the safe zone for tax’s and shipping. So far what i have done is i have started to sell stock footage on a place called “RevoStock.com ™” a website one of my film teachers told me about. i should make about $ 20 every time someone buys one of my stock footage clips. The good thing is i know it’s not a scam because my teacher that told me about the site is also on there and has mad money off there (once during Class). I was think of setting up a Cafepress™ store but graphic design is my sisters thing mine , is film. i am a homeschool student so i have lot’s of free time on my hands so filming stock footage shouldn’t be a big deal. I own a Canon HV20 ™ and a DIY 35mm adapter i made so i am good on optics for my stock footage. If you where wondering yes a new camera is on my list it’s the RED Scarlet coming out in 2009. I want it for mainly Manual functions , 2/3 CMOS Sensor , manual set iris , and 3x res.
Any extra ideas that could help me on making money would be great.
I think i may want to make Production Dolly’s with my dad and sell them on Ebay. I have a design for a Aluminum Dolly but i have not made one yet so i don’t know how much it would cost to make but the dolly is just bolted together. Also i am making $ 15 from weekly allowence and i am making $ 75 from a class at a confrence i am teaching on Stop motion filmmaking.
I am also think about making a couple of 30 foot portable camera Jib’s that can hold a 20 pound camera. I was going to make them for $ 350 each (My Dad investing) then selling them on Ebay™ as a auction starting at $ 800 giving me $ 450+ profit and the $ 350 to pay my investor (Dad) back.
Also , to any Filmmakers looking at this post do you think a 30 foot Camera Jib in a auction starting at $ 800 would be a good deal? i want feedback before i ask my investor (Dad) for the $ 700 to make two jibs (One for me and one to sell).
Answer by Tortuga Tom
This sounds like scam-spam
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