CAA's Sutherland, Constantin Film exec on tap for fest event
CAA’s Roeg Sutherland, Constantin Film’s Martin Moszkowicz and Exclusive Media Group’s Nigel Sinclair are among the speakers set for Variety and Winston Baker’s second Film Finance Forum at the Zurich Film Festival on Sept. 24.Also on the speaking faculty for the session at the Dolder Grand are Jan Fantl (CoPro Smart), Brian Oliver (Cross Creek Pictures), Andy Mason (Flashback Media), Greg Shapiro (Kingsgate Films), Jeanette Buerling (Magnet Media Group), Robert Darwell (Sheppard Mullin), Dama Claire (The Incentives Office), Vincent Maraval (Wild Bunch Distribution), Daniel Waser (Zurcher Filmstiftung) and Karl Spoerri (Zurich Film Festival). Event will cover such topics as the state of the global film biz, film financing and risk mitigation, case studies for co-production, and emerging sales, marketing and distribution strategies. The Film Finance Forum Series presented by Winston Baker in association with Variety has been offered in Los Angeles, New York, Cannes, Singapore, Moscow, and Zurich. The forums aim to educate equity and debt financiers on film biz opportunities while mitigating risks, provide producers with effective approaches to fundraising, and offer ways to create viable content and distribution options to generate revenue. Presenting companies for this event include CAA, Constantin Film, Cross Creek Pictures, Exclusive Media Group, Kingsgate Films and Wild Bunch. For additional info go to: http://www.filmfinanceforum.com/zurich.html.