Finance Your Next Film – Workshop at CBS Radford Studios

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Hi everyone,

Here’s info on how to FINANCE YOUR NEXT FILM – with veteran film producer Franco Sama

(Producer of over 20 independent feature films starring top talent including

Gary Oldman, Christian Slater, Dane Cook, David Arquette, Vivica Fox, Christine

Lahti, John Turturro, Michael Madsen, James Kyson, and more).

A not-to-be-missed event for

producers, filmmakers,

writers, creative types, or ANYONE who is

serious about creating a realistic pathway to acquiring financing and/or

distribution for a current and/or future script or film project.

As always, there’s a great

discount for INFOLIST.com

– details are below!

Good luck, have a great day, and

don’t forget to dream big!

-Jeff

Jeffrey R.

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THE INDUSTRY

WORKSHOPS

presents

FINANCE YOUR NEXT FILM!

with

VETERAN FILM PRODUCER

FRANCO

SAMA

(Producer of over 20 independent feature

films starring top talent including Gary Oldman, Christian Slater, Dane Cook,

David Arquette, Vivica Fox, Christine Lahti, John Turturro, Michael Madsen,

James Kyson, and more)

SATURDAY, August 26th,

2017

9am – 12 noon

at

CBS Radford

Studios

4024 Radford

Avenue

Studio City, CA 91604

Who should attend:

Producers,

filmmakers, writers, creative

types, or ANYONE who is serious about creating a realistic pathway to

acquiring financing and/or distribution for a current and/or future script or

film project.

Every project has one thing

in common:  It takes money to make it happen!

However, there are many sub-topics

included in financing, including:

Finding Investors, Raising the Money,

Equity vs. Debt, Hard Money vs. Soft Money, Mitigating Risk, Understanding Tax

Incentives, Credits & Rebates, Distribution, Minimum Guarantees,

Pre-Sales, Completion Bonds, Foreign Sales Estimates, Domestic Box-office,

Securing Above the Line Talent, LOI’s, Development Funding, Risk &

Retainers, Gap & Mezzanine Financing, Product Placement, Product

Integration, Presenting to Investors, Proof of Funds, Returning Investor Money,

Protecting Investors, Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), Escrow, Deferments

& Points, Drop Down Schedules, Revenue Streams, Post Deals, Slate

Funding, Credits as Currency, Credit Placement, First Time Directors and

Writers, Appropriate Producers’ Fees, Platform Releasing, AFM, and Markets

& Festivals.

…Did we miss anything??

This workshop is designed to shed

light on the different parts of the financing puzzle and help define a

realistic path on getting a project financed.

By the end of this workshop, you will

know how to:

*  Find/approach qualified

investors properly – and at the right time, and with the right

presentation.

*  Structure a strategic

blueprint for acquiring both financing and distribution and getting returns for

investors.

*  Create a team which

includes the six critical relationships required to successfully launch the

development phase of an indie film.

PLUS – this will be a great

networking event to meet other industry professionals!

SPECIAL DISCOUNT

FOR INFOLIST.com!! Be sure to use discount

code INFOLIST

when you register at the link below, and get 15% OFF!! That’s

just $34 (normally $40!) for a morning with a top

industry professional!

REGISTER

NOW:

We will fill up fast – be sure to use your

discount code INFOLIST to get

your discount when you register at: www.theindustryworkshops.com/586

Requirements: Bring something to take

notes.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:

FRANCO SAMA boasts

a remarkable and extensive history in public speaking, public relations, and a

decade of independent film development, production and financing.

Sama has Executive Produced an impressive array of over twenty (20) independent feature films including most notably, äóìGuns, Girls and Gamblingäó starring Gary Oldman, Christian Slater, and Dane Cook, which is quickly becoming a cult favorite; this film was released into theatres on December of 2012 and, in January 2013, acquired a worldwide distribution deal from Universal Pictures.

Other films Sama has produced include; äóìBlack Limousineäó starring David Arquette and Vivica Fox, äóìTooth and Nailäó starring Michael Madsen and Vinnie Jones, äóìPaid,äó starring Corbin Bernsen and Tom Conti, and äóìThe Penitent Man,äó starring The Terminatoräó»s Lance Henriksen.  Sama also serves as Executive Producer on the film festival darling äóìPetuniaäó starring Thora Birch, Brittany Snow and Academy Award winner Christine Lahti.

His shingle Samaco Films released two films in 2015; the first, äóìThe Livingston Gardneräó stars James Kyson (the beloved äóìAndoäó from the NBC television hit series äóìHEROSäó), and the second, äóì3 Days in Havanaäó starring Ally McBeal alum Gil Bellows; both of which have been released through Samaco Filmsäó» sister company, Synergetic Distribution, and have been released via all digital and Video on Demand (VOD) platforms worldwide.

In 2016, the company released the highly-lauded WWI action thriller titled äóìGame of Acesäó directed by Aussie Director Damien Lay and starring heartthrob and former äóìAmerican Pieäó star Chris Klein alongside Victoria Summer (Transformers: Age of Distinctionäó) and Werner Daehn (äóìValkyrie,äó xXx) which was released into theatres in September 2016 and is currently being sold internationally throughout the globe.

Samaco Films is currently financing and producing a slate of several independent feature films, including the supernatural thriller äóìSí©anceäó and two psychological thrillers, äóìStockholmäó and äóìAlexis Collette.äó

Samaco Films also recently signed an exclusive äóìfirst lookäó deal for financing and distribution with Hollywood Media Bridge.

REGISTER

NOW:

We will fill up fast – be sure to use your

discount code INFOLIST to get

your discount when you register at: www.theindustryworkshops.com/586

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