Finding Investors & Raising Money for a Film: How to Set Up an LLC or Corporation for a Film Production Company
Filmmakers gain a huge advantage when they start a film production company. This process allows them to pursue equity-based crowdfunding for larger sums across a wider base of investors than just typical donation-based crowdfunding. It also helps to protect your film, management team, opens additional financing opportunities and makes your projects far more appealing to film investors. You will, of course, need to secure legal counsel to pursue this path, however, here is a high level overview of some of your options.
More Tips on Setting Up a Film Production Company
You want to protect your investors' money, yourself and the film.
Corporations such as LLC or S-Corp provide this type of shelter in case anything goes wrong before or during filming.
When learning How to Make a Movie, key Business Plan items include:
Company Management and Organization,
Director and other Key Production team members,
Top Sheet and detailed budget
How the investment is structured and most important, how the money will be returned to investors.
FilmProposals Business Plan Template will save you days of time and thousands of dollars creating the best Business Plan.
It includes pre-written and formatted:
* Confidentiality Notice
* Film Investment Risks
* Executive Summary Format
* The Company and Sample Management Biographies
* Complete "The Industry" description about Independent Film
* Example Investment Opportunity Description
* Example Financial Notes and Descriptions
* Example Distribution Strategy
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