Finance Conference II: Funding Films Today
Sunday, November 5 | 9:15am – 12:45pm | Starlight Ballroom, Fairmont Hotel
Producing Studio Films with Independent Budgets
Production quality and talent are more crucial than ever. Producers need to be strategic with their budgets – talent, locations, special effects, crew, everything! Seasoned producers and experts share their advice on how to stretch budgets and get every dollar, euro, pound, yen or franc “on the screen.”
Richard Botto, Founder & CEO, Stage 32
Rebecca Cammarata, Director of Development, Stay Gold Features
Paul Hanson, CEO, Covert Media
Russell Levine, CEO, Route One Films
Ben Stillman, SVP, Black Bear Pictures
The Film Finance Matrix: From Script to Screen
Our panel of experts will be presented with five film packages – each with partial or limited funding. They will explore and disclose how each film could be fully financed. Five case studies; five solutions.
Joe Chianese, EVP, EP Financial Solutions
Shirley Davis, Executive Vice President, Physical Production, Alcon Entertainment, LLC
Stefan Lütje, Partner/Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Brian O’Shea, CEO, The Exchange
Adrian Ward, SVP & Manager, Entertainment Industries Division, Pacific Mercantile Bank
MCLE Credit: One hour of MCLE credit is available for attorneys for the second session.
CE Credit: Three hours of CE credit is available for CPAs for the full Finance II Conference.