Independent Film Financing Townhall

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Independent Film Financing Townhall

by Institute for Int'l Film Financing (IIFF)
(Los Angeles, CA)

October 29, 2009, Los Angeles, CA. A comprehensive list of all speakers (plus bios), their topics, as well as AFFORDABLE TICKETS are available at http://gla.filmfinancing.org/102909w

Our friends at the Writers Boot Camp are hosting us in their state-of-the-art facilities:

IIFF/LA Film Financing Townhall Meeting
Thursday, October 29, 2009
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Writers Boot Camp (WBC)
Bergamot Station Arts Center
2525 Michigan Ave, Bldg I
Santa Monica, CA 90404

The Los Angeles chapter of the Institute for Int'l Film Financing (IIFF) continues its acclaimed gatherings at the junction of film & finance with a highly topical FILM FINANCING TOWNHALL in Santa Monica. Don't miss this powerful learning & networking opportunity. Join us on Thursday (10/29) evening at Bergamot Station!

For complete event details, please visit -

http://gla.filmfinancing.org/102909w

This uniquely valuable meeting features a WORLD-CLASS LINEUP of authoritative speakers, including:

1) RANDY MENDELSOHN, ESQ., President/CEO at financing boutique Atomic Finance & Capital; Founder/Principal at law firm with emphasis on movie & TV finance, production, distribution & talent agreements; clients incl. financiers, distributors, sales agents, management co's & filmmakers; arranges financing for movie & TV production, acquisition, distribution & marketing; represented banks/funds/investors providing funding for 100+ movies; etc.

2) JOHN CONES, ESQ., leading securities/entertainment attorney & author of "43 Ways to Finance Your Feature Film"; advises film, video, TV & theater producers about investor financing of entertainment projects & business start-ups; helped prepare business plans or required securities documents for 250+ such offerings for feature film development deals, production & completion funds, along with documentaries, music projects & TV pilots; etc.

3) BRUCE BARTLETT, veteran literary agent with 15+ years of experience, MBA from UCLA & extensive relationships with studios, producers & financiers; VP at Beverly Hills-based literary boutique Above The Line Agency; reps film & TV writers, directors & producers; sells feature film scripts & clients' services to all industry levels; fmr. Sales Director at Independent Advantage Financial, serving as investment advisor & leading sales team of 20; etc.

4) ELSA RAMO, ESQ., successful indie producer & entertainment attorney representing corporate clients as well as filmmakers, agents & managers; Founder/Attorney at own Beverly Hills-based law firm focusing on legal services to financiers, producers & other creatives (e.g., "Loaded", "Alone in the Dark II", "Gene Generation"); Producer of "In NorthWood", "A Woman Called Job", "Heckler", "Hack!", "The Last Sentinel", "Cult", "Ghost Game"; etc.

5) JEREMY JUUSO, Harvard-educated film finance consultant; specializes in creating film business plans & advising both filmmakers & movie investors; author of new book "Getting the Money: A Step-by-Step Guide for Writing Business Plans for Film" & "The A.K.A. Report" (quarterly analysis of theatrical market for indies); financial advisor to Fly High Films; previously performed investor-database construction & treasury analysis for MGM; etc.

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    James, Producer, Writer, Director
  • I'm now sending out my completed business plan/film proposal document to potential investors and the one comment I'm getting back almost immediately is that it's so well laid out and professional. Believe me, first impressions really do count.

    Kathleen
  • This is perfect! I have potential investors but I had no idea how to prepare a professional investment package to present to them. (I'm an artiste', not a business person. :) ) The information is clear and easy to understand, and Melissa is very prompt in answering emails.

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  • When I came across the Business Plan Tools and the Finance Guide, I felt like I could stop searching for the pot of gold...I’d found it. In one place, with clear, easy to follow materials and spreadsheets, my questions were answered.

    Barry, Filmmaker
  • Hi Melissa! I purchased Package #3 a couple of days ago, and I feel like I'm taking a crash course in film financing. So far, what I've read and learned has been invaluable. Thank you!

    Emily
  • I've made short films before, but this is my first feature, and the first film I've tried raising money for. This template, actually the whole package, has been invaluable and well worth the money I spent on it. So much information is packed into what I got that I'm almost dizzy from it all.

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