It was a pleasure to speak to you. Below please find the resources I mentioned. I hope you find them helpful.
Free Business Resources
Want to know more about the business? Listen to the following podcasts:
Show Business with Peter Bart and Peter Guber
IMDB / IMDBpro
Movie Database: who made what / who is who? Contact info and the like.
The Treatment | with Elvis Mitchell
Every week, host Elvis Mitchell conducts in-depth interviews with the most innovative and influential people working in entertainment, art, and pop culture.
The Business | with Kim Masters
The Business is a weekly podcast featuring lively banter about entertainment industry news and in-depth interviews with directors, producers, writers and actors.
Screengrab | Joe Adalian & Michael Schneider
Screengrab is a new KCRW commentary segment hosted by veteran TV journalists Michael Schneider and Joe Adalian. Each week, they'll have a lively discussion about the evolving world of television and that screens -- be they tablets, phones or TV sets -- increasingly dominate our lives.
Film Reviews | By Joe Morgenstern
The Pulitzer Prize-winning critic of The Wall Street Journal, Joe Morgenstern reviews films weekly in the paper and on KCRW.
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The Hollywood Reporter
Must Reads / Watch
Websites to Check Out Daily:
BOOKS I RECOMMEND YOU TO READ:
Save the Cat
Getting Past Me
How the Business Works
Power House | Culture, Who is Who, and How Deals Play Out
The Operator | How Modern Hollywood Works
Business & Finance
Filmmakers & Finance
Business Plans for Independents
The Producer’s Business Handbook
Roadmap for the Independent Film Producer
Approach to Financing Films| Not my favorite of all books but couple good ideas.
The Wallstreet Journal
It’s expensive but if you can, try to buy it. If not, borrow your boss’ copy.