British investment manager Nicola Horlick has unveiled Derby Street Films, aimed at filling a void in indie financing by providing development funds for films.
Indie Film Finance
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.
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%
Call it the "Black Swan" ripple. Or "The King's Speech" effect.
Zurich hosts its first Film Finance Forum, with a heavyweight lineup examining financing and economic trends in the international film sector. But the potential of Switzerland as a location for the…