Bank gap finance used to be a key element of indie film finance, but today it's the exception rather than the rule.
The following companies, arranged by country, actively produce, finance or find financing for independent projects. Listings were voluntary and compiled from information submitted by these companies.
Stephen Hays, hedge fund vet and exec producer on the Sundance competish pic "Loggerheads," has formally launched film finance banner 120db Films, which aims to provide gap financing to pics budgeted…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
Quebec film funder Sodec has tapped seasoned Canuck international film sales exec Marie-Claude Poulin to head up the agency's new gap-financing program.