Film Finance Issues, Laws & Regulations-Women in Entertainment

July 22, 2021 – 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Whether you are hoping to raise money for a short film, or to finance a full Studio, or anything in between, you risk significant personal liability under state and federal regulations which govern investment and raising funds. Find out what laws might apply to you before you start asking investors for money in this overview seminar of film Finance. This is an overview of the film funding process, intended to familiarize you with some of the significant legal and business issues of raising money in this environment, so that you may better plan your project.

This seminar covers:

  • Overview of Pitch Decks and Business Plans

  • Traditional methods of film finance

  • Emerging methods of film finance

  • Private funding vs. Public Funding

  • An overview of Securities regulations

  • “Bankable” properties and lenders

  • Tax credits

  • Crowdfunding, and Regulation CF

  • Choice of corporate structure and jurisdiction

  • IRC Section 181