Posts Tagged ‘ Film Finance ’

5 Tips on How To Work With Film Packaging Agents

March 2, 2017
5 Tips on How To Work With Film Packaging Agents

Film packaging agents working in film finance divisions at talent agencies wear many hats. They attach talent, directors and financing for in-house projects the agency represents. They work with outside producers and package projects to pull financing together. They represent finished films for sales and worldwide distribution. And they do all the above. Packaging agents...
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American Film Market 2016 – Global Film Finance – Now and the Future

November 10, 2016

The interesting irony about the film business is that as much as things change (technology, distribution platforms, executives,) as much as things stay the same—primarily film finance structures. Tried and true strategies were reinforced this week at the AFM Conference, which hosted 6 days of high-level panels sponsored by Entertainment Partners and Greenberg Traurig...
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False Representation vs. Breach of Contract in Film Financing – Who Wins?

May 7, 2015

Investment in film has the potential for high reward but is always combined with high risk. Little or no collateral, lack of liquidity, changing consumer demand, market competition and over zealous promises made by the filmmakers all contribute to the risk factor. Investors must rely on strong market analysis, distribution pre-sales and the integrity...
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Huayi Signs US Movie Deal

March 18, 2015

  By Niu Yue in New York(China Daily USA) China’s largest private film company has signed an agreement with a yet-announced United States company to fund, co-produce and distribute at least 18 feature films by the end of 2017. Huayi Brothers Media Corp disclosed the deal on Monday in a regulatory stock filing. Variety.com,...
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More Capital, More Distribution Channels – Good News For Film Producers

November 11, 2013
More Capital, More Distribution Channels – Good News For Film Producers

The mantra consistently sounded at the 2013 American Film Market panel “Current Issues in Film Finance” was clearly this: the opportunity to fund and distribute your film project is greater than ever.  However, there’s a catch – you must not only have a great story, but a strong strategy from beginning to end. 3 power house...
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“Marketplace” Interview – South Park Creators “Grow Up” by David Weinberg

January 14, 2013

The creators of “South Park,” Trey Parker and Matt Stone, are taking some of the$200 million in profits from their Broadway musical, “Book of Mormon,” and along with a little help from investors are starting their own production studio. They’re calling it Important Studios. In 1993, while they were stidemts at the University of...
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