Welcome to Shift Films, the new shape of independent film production companies.

The landscape has changed under the feet of the independent filmmaker. Traditional old approaches to funding and distribution just don’t work anymore for the majority of filmmakers and projects. We’re trying to find a new path through the landscape that works.



Information, updates, and observations about independent filmmaking in the modern world.


Filmmaker Blueprint 1.0

The blueprint is a start-to-finish high-level framework for filmmakers to follow to help create feature films that are profitable and eliminate as much risk as possible.


Filmmaker’s Q&A

Ask and answer questions posed by the filmmaker community at large, organized in a variety of topics.


About Shift Films

We’re a film production company dedicated to creating high-quality feature films that challenge viewers to make the world a better place.