Introducing a New Web Series – Show Me the F#©k!ng Money

Vinca Jarrett, FilmPro Finance

Based on the book by Film Finance Consultant and Entertainment Attorney Vinca Jarrett, the series will focus on film finance & distribution, and will be directed primarily towards a global marketplace interested in how to invest, raise and recoup money in the most fascinating business in the world: MOVIES!

Interviews will be conducted with top tiered industry professionals who influence the green-lighting process of making and distributing films worldwide. Each interview will focus on insider knowledge on how to invest money, how to raise money and how films recoup money in the entertainment industry

The webisodes will be short segments ranging from 2 minutes to 30 minutes and will be streamed live, then edited down for final episodes. Each episode will relate to film finance and distribution within the worldwide market. Interviews will be conducted by various hosts, including professional talent, each teamed up with Vinca and Steve on camera along with interviewees.

For the first episodic segments, all shooting will take place during the 1st weekend of the Cannes International Film Festival, May 18-19, 2013.

The series will use the chapter headings of the book as a guide to develop content and episodes. Some of the topics will include the following:

  • Investing In Film
  • Perks and Benefits of Investment
  • The 7 Phases of Funding
  • Investor’s Team
  • Film Funding Sources
  • Evaluating a Project
  • Brokers and Finders
  • Who Gets to be The Producer?
  • Due Diligence
  • Credit Enhancements
  • Crowd Funding
  • Tax Credits & Soft Money Funding
  • Why Investment in the Film Business is Like No Other
  • Finance Models and Recoupment
  • One-Off Financing vs. Slate
  • Film as an Alternative Investment
  • Talent & Why it Matters
  • What Can Go Wrong During Production of a Film
  • Executive Producers
  • Bonds, Insurance, Collection Agents
  • Sales and Distribution (Before & After Film Production)
  • Exploiting Ancillary Rights
  • Traps for the Unwary
  • How Films Make Money
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