The following succinct summaries are of 2 direct film finance sources;
Former investment banker has provided film development funding ($50K – $250K) for more than 19 production companies in the first quarter of 2016.
From first-money-in to equipment finance to SBA loans for facilities; the investment banker reportedly has raised $225M to date and can access follow-on rounds of capital $250K+.
The bankers focus on the business of film making provides long term business management support including how to develop, package, and fund a film.
Development funding for films can close in 30 days from initial application assuming all documentation is ready.
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A fund for film producers offers debt finance in 3 ways;
(1) Monetizing soft money subsidies:
Lending against (a) refundable tax credits, (b) transferable tax credits, (c) state rebate programs
(2) Senior debt financing & gap loans:
Lending against credit worthy or investment grade (a) executed pre-sales, (b) domestic negative pick-ups, (c) sales estimates from reputable film sales agents
(3) Finishing funds:
Completion funds in senior position in recoupment process for films in post-production phase
These (4) types of film finance continue to debunk the myth that “all films are made with 100% equity securities finance”. Let’s be honest; 95% of those looking for film equity finance have no securities to legally sell equity.
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The 2 direct funding sources above are among 4,000+ other finance funding options or direct $ sources listed on this blogfeed as a courtesy. (often by name for Free) For every one posted there are 20 various others filed away. This online complementary consultation is not reflective of any of our IR firm competitors.
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