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Securities Laws: One of the Most Important Things you Need to Know about Raising Money

 

 Around the topic of Raising money and Finding Investors, one item that many filmmakers are not familiar with is SEC, and the securities laws they enforce. This is absolutley something that...

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Why go to AFM?

articles tips Oct 19, 2022

We just finished up a class on working the markets and many were unclear IF they should go to AFM and WHY they should go. If you are contemplating the same things and considering going to AFM,...

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Preparing For and Navigating Film Markets

A lot of filmmaking clients have been asking me about AFM and upcoming markets like MIPCOM and Reel Screen Summit as we step into Market Season. In preparation for AFM this year and our upcoming...

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Why Investor Group Pitches are Effective

Comfort in Numbers

I have found in the past that some of my best success in raising money has come out of doing group pitches.  Meaning, I do a presentation in front of a group (ie: at a...

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Building Trust and Credibility

articles tips Aug 16, 2022
Many filmmakers focus on the materials needed to present to investors but neglect a key factor in getting a YES from an investor.
 
Regardless of the materials you share, you must ultimately...
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What is Selling (and Not) In Today's Market

articles tips Jun 27, 2022
It is key as a creative to have a clear understanding of the market to best set your project up for success.  We continued our conversation at Cannes with Lise Romanoff at Vision Films...
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The 5 Key Takeaways from Cannes

articles tips Jun 14, 2022

Earlier this month we had the opportunity to attend the Cannes Film Festival and as always, what an incredible experience! We learned so much this year that we are excited to share with you. Take a...

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Cannes Conversations with a Sales Agent

articles tips Jun 13, 2022
  At Cannes, I had a chance to meet with Sales Agent Lise Romanoff of Vision Films, who represents our first film Lake Effects, and who I am in touch with often, since she still makes...
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Some positive news around Hiring First Time Directors

articles Sep 11, 2021

I LOVE seeing this research since so many filmmakers I know are either first time directors or have first time directors attached to their projects and so I hope this article brings you confidence...

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What Type of Low Budget Films Break Out

articles Jul 06, 2021
Next week's Happy Hour guest, founder of the data, research and analysis company The Numbers,  Bruce Nash along with Film Industry Analyst Stephen Follows conducted this investigative report...
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