Nuts & Bolts of Film Finance: Seminar with Real-World Financier on 2/21 in L.A

IIFF/LA Film Financing Workshop with Tricia van Klaveren

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The Los Angeles chapter of the Institute for Int’l Film Financing (IIFF) continues its successful Film Financing Workshops with a powerful seminar about GETTING MOVIES FUNDED.  Don’t miss this intensive learning experience at the junction of filmmaking and finance!

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Our expert instructor, Tricia van Klaveren, is a highly accomplished FILM FINANCIER, a seasoned Executive Producer and Producer with high-profile movies to her credit, a former Vice President at an international film sales and financing company, and an attorney.

IIFF/LA Film Financing Workshop with Tricia van Klaveren:
“Nuts & Bolts of Film Finance: Financing Options, Deal Structures, Funding Sources”
Saturday, February  21, 2009
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM PT

LA Film Studies Center
5455 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1615
Los Angeles, CA 90036

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This full-day educational event focuses on the NUTS AND BOLTS of how to finance an independent film in the REAL WORLD.  It examines various funding sources as well as the drivers of film financing success.  Common FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS are explained in-depth:

  • Gap & Supergap
  • Minimum Guarantees
  • Pre-Sales
  • Tax Rebates & Subsidies
  • Deferments
  • Equity Investments / Private Placements
  • Post-Production Deals

We will also explore ways to STRUCTURE A DEAL when sourcing financing from a single or multiple parties, the role of FOREIGN SALES companies and estimates, the LEGAL DOCUMENTS involved in film financing, and much more!  Highly instructive CASE STUDIES of actual films are used to give you the next best thing to first-hand, on-the-job experience.

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Please join us on Saturday to gain rare insights from a WORLD-CLASS EXPERT who successfully practices what she teaches.  Ms. van Klaveren has personally RAISED MONEY FOR MANY FILMS over the course of her distinguished career.

Submit your (or a friend’s) film venture to FilmAngels, the world’s first professional ANGEL INVESTOR GROUP for independent film.  Simply leave a project summary with IIFF’s registration desk on the 21st!  The next FilmAngels investor meeting is scheduled for 2/25.

Other upcoming events include this month’s Film Financing Townhall on 2/26 in San Francisco – as well as our “Grants & Donations for Film” Workshop with FUNDRAISING GURU Morrie Warshawski on 2/28 (also in San Fran).

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