Posts Tagged ‘ Film Pre-sales ’

Clock Ticking Down for European Digital Single Market – Hollywood Reporter

June 9, 2017
Clock Ticking Down for European Digital Single Market – Hollywood Reporter

The independent film world has depended on international sales to territories throughout the world for financing thousands of films over the last 30 years or so. An important element is that a sales agent/production company has been able to pre-sell individual territories, obtain contracts for up front minimum guarantees, and then procure bank loans against those...
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A Case Study: Guild Residual Calculations – Studio vs. Independent Film Finance Models

April 1, 2014

The Writers Guild of America (WGA), Screen Actors Guild (SAG), and the Director’s Guild of America (DGA) track the international box office, DVD, VOD and television revenues of films around the world in order to assess the correct residual amounts for their members. The challenge facing the Producer however is that the Guilds utilize...
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