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Contracts

Jun. 5, 2024

The current state of independent film financing

Equity financing is the starting point for all film financing and there are many ways to go about it, but beware of the dreamers and schemers with ulterior motives.

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The film financing landscape morphs every few years, with losers heading for the exits and new sources lured in by the sexiness of the industry. Beyond death and taxes, the only certainty is that there will always be money chasing Hollywood dreams, and this article summarizes the current state of affairs.

1. Equity financing. The starting point for all film financing is the need for equity, starting with funds nee...

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