Q&A: Industry Insider View on Film Financing
At a Glance
What does film financing have to do with screenwriting, you may be asking? Surprisingly, quite a lot. While you should never let money dictate your story-telling on the page, it is important to know what works in today’s market place and why. This panel will explore what genres perform best, have the easiest time attracting financiers, and what the challenges are getting your script from the page to the screen.
Panel members will provide real numbers and how they apply to the movie industry. Learn all the factors you have to take into consideration when writing your film including international value of your script, what percentage of your budget should be allotted for marketing and more.
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Meet the Author: Anthony Grieco
Anthony Grieco attended the University of Toronto where he majored in English and minored in Film. Upon graduating, he attended Circle in the Square Theatre School in New York City and went on to star in over 50 television commercials and episodic programs.
Anthony is currently developing a drama with Clint Eastwood; Buffalo Gals are producing his romantic comedy MADE IN ITALY as an Italian-Canadian co-production with Jonathan Sobol directing in early 2015.
Anthony has completed ten feature film scripts and two TV pilots. Two of his scri...
Meet the Instructor: Charles Busch
|Film Finance expert Chuck Bush founded Great Road Capital in 2006 and has 20 years of film finance, corporate finance and strategic consulting experience. Mr. Bush created GRC to fill the need in the film and television market for smart business advisors who can lead companies from inception to a successful exit that maximizes returns to investors while allowing creative individuals to realize their vision.|
Meet the Instructor: Mitchell Peck
Mitchell Peck produced three Hollywood studio movies -
BIO-DOME (MGM), PRIEST (Sony) and CROOKED ARROWS (20th C Fox) - all based on
screenplays that he developed with first-time, unrepresented screenwriters.
Early in his career as a producer, he realized that the high-profile scripts were getting sent from the top literary agencies directly to Hollywood's biggest producers. Therefore, Mitchell had to adopt a different strategy if he wanted to find original scripts to produce. He began looking outside of the Hollywood system and reading the work of aspiring screenwriters...