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Get Your Film Financed - Isn't it About Time?

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457 North Fairfax Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90036

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Samaco Films Posters

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FILM FINAINCING & DISTRIBUTION FORUM

Are you running around town trying to get your independent feature film financed and/or distributed?

Isn't it time that you get off of that spinning gerbil wheel and get the facts???

This class is for 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.

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER FRANCO SAMA - EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF OVER 20 SUCCESSFUL INDEPENDENT FEATURE FILMS WILL SHARE THE TRUTH ABOUT FILM FINANCE AND DISTRIBUTION.

Topics Include:

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, Foreign Sales Estimates, Securing Above the Line Talent, LOI’s, Development Funding, Gap & Mezzanine Financing, Product Integration, Presenting to Investors, Proof of Funds, Protecting Investors, Escrow, Deferments & Points, Drop Down Schedules, Revenue Streams, Post Production Deals, Slate Funding, Credits as Currency, First Time Directors and Writers, Appropriate Producers’ Fees, Platform Releasing, AFM, Markets & Festivals.

“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, LLC

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Who should attend this Forum?

Screenwriters, First Time Directors, Producers, Investors and/or anyone who is hungry for the "no holes barred facts" about how independent films get financed in Hollywood.

Can I bring a Guest?

Yes, each attendee is allowed to bring one or two guests.

What is the schedule of the event?

The class will begin promptly at 7:00 p.m.and will run until approximately 10:00 p.m.

Please arrive no later than 6:30 p.m. to sign into the event.

Will there be food available?

Our host, The Open Space Cafe, offers delicious coffees, lattes, sandwiches and snacks for sale in the front area. Food and drinks are also allowed in the classroom.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is usually pleanty of free street parking and meters surrounding the venue. Uber or Lyft are recommended.

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