IMAX CEO Rich Gelfond and IM Global CEO Stuart Ford will hold keynote conversations at the 3rd Annual Film Finance Forum China later this month.
Film Finance Forum
Winston Baker has unveiled the lineup for its sixth annual International Film Finance Forum, sponsored in part by Variety, to coincide with the 68th Cannes Film Festival. The forum, which takes place…
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While his keynote speech on Thursday may have been informative, IM Global's Stuart Ford couldn't have made the indie producers in attendance at the Film Finance Forum very happy.
Film financiers and bizzers can agree on one thing nowadays: Getting project money is harder than it was in 2005, easier than 2008, and may get better in the future.
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