Warner Bros. has closed a financing deal with RatPac-Dune Entertainment, a four-year partnership with Dune's Steven Mnuchin, filmmaker Brett Ratner and Australian billionaire James Packer, to fund up…
Warner Bros. is in talks with Bank of America Merrill Lynch and New York-based financial firm Dune Capital for a major co-financing deal that would help replace Legendary's coin when the production…
Terrence Dugan, a partner in the business and finance practice at Morgan, Lewis and Bockius, sums up the current state of film financing in one simple sentence: " the search for junior capital."…
Negotiations are heating up for trophy asset AEG, but it may take splitting up the company to facilitate a sale. Just how potential buyers could afford a price tag estimated around $6 billion was…
Marking the first slate financing arrangement to close since the financial meltdown of 2008, 20th Century Fox has made a deal for just north of $400 million to help fund nearly all its films over the…
Twentieth Century Fox is close to another slate deal arranged by financial guru Chip Seelig, but this time it won't be through longtime Fox partner Dune Capital Management.
As an investor in the record-breaking film "Avatar," Chip Seelig, managing director of Dune Capital Management, could be expected to be bullish on the subject of film financing.
Dan Talbot, the renowned art-film exhibitor and distributor, "never cared about the film marketplace," he says. "How I managed to survive all these years with zero interest in the business end of…
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