The first Film Finance Forum in Latin America, slated Aug. 21 in Rio, will showcase panels that feature a Who's Who in Latin America, Hollywood and Europe. Latin American panelists include Mundial…
One big question on the minds of IM Global's Stuart Ford, Participant Media's Jim Berk and others: Can the emerging markets handle larger-budget films?
As the variety of tax incentive programs has grown, one thing is increasingly getting cut: the middleman.
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."…
Rio de Janeiro will host two new international film events in August, the first Film Finance Forum Latin America and the Tribeca Rio Film Festival. Forum is a partnership between Winston Baker, a…
It's fairly well-accepted that subscription VOD platforms are helping to ease the pain from declines in DVD sales. But for Hollywood, the question has become "Can that happen fast enough?" "DVD does…
Breaking into film production requires preparation above all, asserted a quartet of industry experts at Monday's Winston Baker Film Finance Forum at Toronto. "Make sure you have the goods or no one's…
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…
Insurance companies are facing their own tough challenges in the film business.
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…
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