Film Finance Webinars

Film Finance Webinars

The following described film finance-related Webinars presented by Securities/Entertainment Attorney John Cones and recorded live in 2014 are available for viewing at your convenience through the links provided below:

Webinar 1 – FILM FINANCE DOCUMENTATION
A one-hour PowerPoint webinar providing a novel approach to the topic of film finance.

What You Will Learn:

Legally required or most appropriate documentation for film financiers
Essential elements of a producer’s package
Financing the costs of a film’s development
Differences between business plans and PPMs
The Federal court definition of an active investor
The active investor investment vehicles
Levels of securities disclosure for passive investors
Box office comparables vs financial projections
Consequences of accidentally selling a security

After This Webinar You'll Understand:

Why it’s important to match the right documentation with a specific form of film finance.
When to use a business plan and when not to use a business play.
Why active investors may or may not be right for your project.
When a securities disclosure document (PPM) is required.

Who Should Watch?

Any independent filmmaker threatening to make a film and seeking financing. 

Presented Live on: August 6, 2014          

Cost: $49            

To view Webinar, click link below:
https://secure.confertel.net/tsregister.asp?course=6064802

Questions about the Webinar to: (310) 477-6842 or jwc6774@gmail.com

Webinar 2 – NEW RULES FOR ADVERTISING TO FILM INVESTORS

HOW TO FINANCE INDEPENDENT FILMS IN RELIANCE ON THE JOBS ACT REG. D, RULE 506(c) EXEMPTION

A one-hour Webinar regarding compliance with the SEC’s final rules on the new Regulation D, 506(c) exemption from the traditional securities registration requirement.

 What You Will Learn:

How to know you are selling a security and must comply with the securities laws
When the pre-existing relationship with prospective investors is no longer required
When it’s ok to advertise to or generally solicit people you do not know
What information must be provided to prospective investors in the disclosure document
Minimum disclosure obligations per the SEC’s anti-fraud rule
What steps need to be taken to verify the status of accredited investors
Who is disqualified from participating in any Reg. D, Rule 506 offering
The issuer’s burden of proof file ~ how to prevent investor lawsuits
Necessary revisions to the Rule 506(c) offering subscription agreement
Additional SEC proposed rules for implementing the new Rule 506(c) exemption

Program Materials: A 50 page PowerPoint presentation outline accompanied by several related articles are provided as program materials.

Presented Live on: Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Cost: $54.00

To view Webinar, click on link below:
https://secure.confertel.net/tsregister.asp?course=6064803



Webinar 3 – FILM FINANCE BASICS

OVERVIEW OF THE MOST COMMON FORMS OF FILM FINANCE AND HOW TO ACCESS EACH

A one-hour, voice-over, powerpoint Webinar with handouts.

What You Will Learn:

How to access the studio development deal and protect your movie idea
How to prepare for and access the production-financing distribution deal
How to prepare for and access negative pickup and other lender financing deals including foreign pre-sales
When and how to use the investor-financed development deal
Putting together the investor-financed production money deal
When and how to approach active investors
What is required for approaching passive investors
The SEC’s Reg. D, Rule 506 options for private placements with or without advertising
The SEC’s Bad Actor rules that apply to all Reg. D, Rue 506 offerings
Donation-based crowdfunding, co-productions and state tax incentives

Program Materials: A 50 page PowerPoint presentation outline accompanied by several related articles are provided as program materials.

Presented Live on: Friday, December 5, 2014

Cost: $54.00

To view Webinar, click on link below:
https://secure.confertel.net/tsregister.asp?course=6064804

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