Film Financing Foundation Course – All You Need to Know to Finance Your Own Film! A 5-Week Intensive Course

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Hi everyone,

Here’s a great course for film

directors – the FILM FINANCING

FOUNDATION CERTIFICATE COURSE – a 5-week intensive that

will teach you everything you need to know to finance your own film!

Details are below – as always,

there’s a great discount for INFOLIST.com, and

feel free to forward if you know anyone who might be interested!

Good luck, have a great day, and

don’t forget to dream big!

-Jeff

Jeffrey R.

Gund INFOLIST.com KICKSTARTinfolist.com Follow INFOLIST on Twitter Like INFOLIST on Facebook Join Our Facebook

Group ______________________________

RAINDANCE LA & ROUGH DIAMOND

PRODUCTIONS

present

FILM FINANCING

FOUNDATION COURSE

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW TO

FINANCE YOUR OWN FILM!

with

FILM FINANCIER/SALES AGENT

JASON

PIETTE

and

PRODUCER/DIRECTOR

JULIA

VERDIN

TAKE THE CLASS:

IN

PERSON

in West Hollywood

OR

LIVE

ONLINE

with Streaming Video

If you live outside LA you can watch from

ANYWHERE on your computer, smart phone, or tablet!

OR

AFTER

EACH CLASS

– with V.O.D.

If you can’t make it at class time, you can

still watch afterwards with a Video On Demand link of the class sent the next

day!

5-WEEK COURSE

beginning

TUESDAY, AUGUST 1st, 2017

6pm to 8pm

and continuing for

5 Consecutive Tuesday

Evenings

(through Tuesday, August

29th)

YOU

WILL LEARN:

You will learn how to create

your own viable finance plan for your film by exploring the most

significant financing options available in the current marketplace, considering

the implications of each choice, and deciding on the best route to get your

film made.

WEEKLY

COURSE OUTLINE:

Week 1 – Part 1:

 Overview of Film Financing

–  Financing in

the current marketplace

–  Packaging for

financing

–  Latest developments from

the industry (with recent cases)

–  Financial planning

overview:

–  Equity Funding

–  Production companies with

financing

–  Tax Incentives

–  Distribution

advances

–  Crowdfunding

–  Grants

–  Co-productions

–  In-kind products and

services

–  Completion bonds and

budgets

Week 1 – Part 2:

 Equity Funding

–  Making a

project appeal to investors

–  Creating a business

plan

–  Where to look for equity

funding

Week 2:  Tax

Incentives

–  State and

international incentives, and applying for them

–  Which incentives makes

more sense for your film?

–  Rebates vs

credits

–  Cashflowing the

credits

–  Impacts of incentives on

your budget

Week 3:

 Crowdfunding and Grants

–  Setting up a

successful crowdfunding campaign

–  Different types of

crowdfunding: Equity vs Rewards

–  Overview of available

grants

–  Applying for grant

funding

Week 4:  Pre-Sales

and Co-Productions

–  Hiring a sales

agent

–  Attracting

presales

–  Pros and cons of

presales

–  Understanding senior debt

and GAP financing

–  Benefits and challenges

of co-productions in financing

Week 5:

 Pitching

Now that you know different

financing options available for films, pitch your project and finance plan with

your synopsis, rough idea of budget, and get expert feedback from instructors

and a guest speaker.

SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR INFOLIST.com!! Use special Discount

Code INFOLIST345,

and get $40

OFF!! That’s just $209 (regularly

$249!) for a 5-week course with Film Financier/Sales Agent Jason Piette and

Producer/Director Julia Verdin!

REGISTER NOW!

Be sure to use special Discount

Code INFOLIST345 when

you register at the link below: https://www.raindance.org/courses/film-financing-foundation-la/

Course Location for LIVE

EVENT:

Rough Diamond

Productions

1424 N. Kings Road

West Hollywood, CA 90069

Information for Online or

VOD:

Provided upon

registration.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS:

JASON

PIETTE is a producer and film financier with over 50

movies and TV series to his name, including the $25M The

Merchant Of Venice starring Al Pacino

and Jeremy Irons; Head In The

Clouds ($20M) starring Charlize

Theron and Penelope Cruz, (both for Sony Pictures

Classics); the $33M Napoleon

TV series for A&E in the United States;

Perfect Creatures

($11M) for Twentieth Century Fox; independent American features such

as Mark Pellington’s I Melt With

You for Magnolia Pictures and

cult classic, part crowdfunded Iron

Sky for Entertainment One.

 Before co-founding Disrupting Influence, Jason

also worked on the $300 million Movision Film Fund.

 Jason is a graduate of Cambridge University.

JULIA VERDIN is a

British film producer and founder of Rough Diamond Productions,

established in 1994.  She has established herself as one of Hollywood’s

leading producers with over 30 feature films.  She is best known for

producing the Sony Classics release The Merchant of

Venice, directed by Michael Radford, and starring

Al Pacino, Jeremy Irons, and

Joseph Fiennes, the Newmarket release

Stander, directed by Bronwen Hughes, and

starring Tom Jane, Deborah Unger, Dexter Fletcher and David O’Hara, and the

Breaking Glass release 2 Jacks, based on

Leo Tolstoy short story “Two Hussars,” directed by Bernard Rose, and

starring Danny Huston, Jack Huston, Sienna Miller, Jacqueline Bisset, and Billy

Zane.

Verdin has recently executive

produced Lionsgate release Born of

War, directed by Vicky Jewson, and

starring James Frain and Sophia Black D’Elia.  This year she has just

directed her first film Lost Girls

staring Bar Paly, Marisol Nichols and Jamie Harris, and produced

The Unwilling directed by Academy Award

nominated director Jonathan Heap, and starring Dina Meyer, Jake Thomas, and

Lance Henriksen.

She is currently developing various

projects with writers and directors including Academy Award and Palme d’Or

nominated writer/director James Dearden; acclaimed festival

award winning writer/director íŠva Gíçrdos, Academy Award

Nominated director Jonathan Heap; WGA Autumn Stories 2010

winner screenwriter Cynthia Riddle, and director

Vincenzo Natali.

Verdin is a top film consultant

having provided consulting services on development and production.

 She also wrote the critically acclaimed book,

Success in Film, a detailed guide to

funding, making, and finishing independent films.

Verdin served on the board of BAFTA

LA for 12 years.  She is based in Los Angeles, and still maintains a

base in London.

REGISTER

NOW!

Be sure to use special Discount

Code INFOLIST345 when

you register at the link below: https://www.raindance.org/courses/film-financing-foundation-la/

For questions or more

information:

Call (323)

848-2900

Email: info@RaindanceLA.com

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