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Exclusive Film Financing & Distribution Forum

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Film L.A.

6255 Sunset Boulevard

12th Floor

Los Angeles, CA 90028

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Film Finance and Distribution Forum for independent filmmakers seeking to make films in the $1M-$5M budget range.

About this Event

This FREE class is for anyone who is serious about creating a realistic pathway to acquiring financing and/or distribution for a current or future script or film project.

Who Should Attend:

• Screenwriters who have written or want to write a script/screenplay

• Producers with a project in development or seeking funding

• Directors seeking to direct their first (or second) feature film

• Potential Investors who want to know how to get a high return

• Anyone who seeks to know the ropes of independent film financing

Topics Include: Finding Investors, Raising the Money, Development & the need for Development Funding, Mitigating Risk, Understanding Tax Incentives, Credits & Rebates, Distribution, Minimum Guarantees, Pre-Sales, Foreign Sales Estimates, Securing Above the Line Talent, , Presenting to Investors, Proof of Funds, Waterfall and Revenue Streams, Post Production Deals, Credits as Currency, First Time Directors and Writers, Appropriate Producers’ Fees, Platform Releasing, AFM, Markets & Festivals

Having executive produced over 20 independent feature films including, "Guns, Girls and Gambling" starring the incomparable GARY OLDMAN, alongside CHRISTIAN SLATER and DANE COOK and his latest release, “GAME OF ACES” starring American Pie Alum CHRIS KLEIN, Franco Sama is considered to be a top expert in the field of Film Financing. This crash course is designed to teach you the fundamentals of film financing that you will not and cannot learn anywhere else, including film school.

Although films school is ideal for those who want to learn how to make your movie, this FILM FUNDING FORUM will teach you how to get your movie MADE!

“If you are (or plan to be) a film producer, film director, screenwriter or any other occupation within the independent feature film world then attending the FILM FUNDING FORUM, presented by Executive Producer and CEO of Samaco Films, Franco Sama is a must!”

Anatol Chavez / Synergetic Distribution

PARKING INSTRUCTIONS:

Please note that parking in the parking lot is not available!

Please use a Ride share Service or lease park across the street at The Palladium

ARRIVAL TIME:

The class will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. so PLEASE arrive early to park and register. There is a Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf in the lobby but please do not bring food or drink into the event.

ATTENDANCE:

This is an EXCLUSIVE INVITATION ONLY EVENT. If you have received the link to this invitation, please ONLY respond if you plan to attend.

Registering for the Free General Admission Ticket does not guarantee access to this event. You will only be guaranteed admission if/when you are confirmed by our staff.

This venue has a LIMITED CAPACITY of 35 seats so every seat counts.

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Film L.A.

6255 Sunset Boulevard

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Los Angeles, CA 90028

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