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The Insider's Guide to Film Finance

The Insider's Guide to Film Finance
Your Price: $63.50 CDN
Author: Philip Alberstat
Publisher: Focal Press
Format: Softcover
# of Pages: 280
Pub. Date: 2004
ISBN-10: 0240516613
ISBN-13: 9780240516615

About the Book:

Financing an independent feature film production is a highly complex process. The Insider's Guide to Film Finance by Philip Alberstat demystifies the legal and commercial implications of a film from start to finish. It provides a detailed survey of each of the processes and players involved, and analyzes of the legal and commercial issues faced by all of the participants in a film financing transaction. Packed with legal advice and straight forward explanations this is an essential reference for filmmakers worldwide.

Each chapter looks at the various stages of a film financing transaction with contributions from leading professionals in the field to give you an inside view on their roles. This real-world approach is coupled with in-depth descriptions of key issues such as completion guarantees, co-productions, subsidies, tax deals and gap financing, to provide a clear understanding of how a film is actually financed. The Insider's Guide to Film Finance is an invaluable reference source for producers, bankers, lawyers, and those involved in all aspects of film finance.

Includes: Case studies, Sample Recoupment Schedules, Alternative Financing Models, Glossary of Film Financing and Banking Terms.

Also includes sample contracts, Inter-Party Agreement, Charge and Deed of Assignment, Notice of Assignment, Banking Term Sheets, Loan Agreement, Collection Agreement, Inter-Creditor Agreement, Chain of Title Opinion

About the Author:

Philip Alberstat is a media finance and production lawyer specialising in film, television and broadcasting. He is involved in raising finance for film and television productions and negotiating and structuring film and television deals.