Equity investors are more conservative when it comes to pouring money into film/TV. You must work harder to get investors interested in your film project.
The object of securities laws is to ensure potential investors are provided with accurate information so that they can make informed investment decisions.
Having the right actor attached can make or break a project, in terms of financing, ability to pre-sell foreign markets, and box office and/or VOD performance.
Several countries around the world provide film incentives for the production of film, documentary, television series, games and other audiovisual works.
Incentives encourage companies to produce film projects in the state, help create and maintain film industry jobs, and have a positive impact on the economy.
As part of understanding the entire process of production and distribution, it is important to understand how film distribution and film financing are linked.
New York State offers incentives to film and television producers in the form of a refundable tax credit.
Filmmakers and investors may qualify for tax breaks under Section 181 for any qualified film or television production.
The new equity crowdfunding rules should make it easier for the entrepreneur with a compelling story to raise capital online.
Just because a distributor offers to front the P&A money doesn’t necessarily mean you should take them up on the offer.