By John W. Cones
John W. Cones has up-to-date his now vintage forty three how you can Finance Your characteristic movie: A finished research of movie Finance with a considerably reorganized and elevated 3rd edition.An crucial reference consultant for movie execs on each aspect of movie financing, forty three methods solutions the query that each filmmaker and manufacturer eventually faces, the difficulty which can make or holiday any enterprise into the movie industry: How do I finance my function film? The 3rd version contains up to date info and insurance of latest recommendations for financing.In his transparent and concise sort and with services accrued over his approximately 20 years of expertise within the movie finance undefined, Cones breaks financing thoughts down into six major areas: presents and gives you, investor financing, household govt subsidies and tax incentive courses, lender financing, overseas finance ideas, and studio or financing. starting with the kinds of financing probably to be obtainable to self sustaining function movie manufacturers, Cones proceeds to different kinds that develop into more and more to be had because the producer’s profession matures.As an aim adviser, Cones presents particular, concise information about the various attainable financing thoughts and lists the precise professionals and cons of every strategy. This consultant covers the choices for movie financing in wealthy element in order that even first-time manufacturers and filmmakers should be in a position to make expert and knowledgeable judgements concerning the most sensible techniques to financing their movies. an in depth bibliography includes more information approximately each one kind of movie finance. Cones additionally counters a lot of the undesirable suggestion being supplied by way of pseudoprofessional movie finance experts and issues out scams that could separate unwary movie manufacturers from their money.Although the ebook specializes in financing characteristic movies, a lot of its info is appropriate to the financing of different sorts of tasks, resembling brief motion pictures, documentaries, movies, and multimedia and theatrical endeavors. someone contemplating making or making an investment in a function movie should be good served through this useful and priceless advisor.
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In addition, as of the early months of 2005, there were already reports of talk in Congress about the possible repeal of some elements of the new tax incentives for ﬁlm. Such is the nature of government-provided tax incentives. To summarize, the “Special Rules for Certain Film and Television Productions” found at Section 244 of the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 apply to ﬁlms produced after October 22, 2004, and before January 1, 2009. indd 21 12/20/07 1:46:54 PM Subsidies as a limited partnership or limited liability company that has acquired the rights to produce a feature ﬁlm to elect to deduct their pro rata share of 100 percent of the direct and indirect costs of producing the ﬁlm as an expense for the taxable year in which the costs of production are ﬁrst incurred, so long as the aggregate cost of the ﬁlm does not exceed $15 million and 75 percent of the total compensation paid to actors, directors, producers and other relevant production personnel working on the ﬁlm is paid for services performed in the United States.
Disadvantages Constantly changing. S. indd 23 12/20/07 1:46:54 PM Subsidies constantly changing the rules or even, in some instances, taking away or threatening to take away the incentives altogether. A fairness problem. Tax deductions provided to wealthy taxpayers to support a particular industry, such as the ﬁlm industry, merely shift the burden to other taxpayers, who pay more taxes to make up the lost revenue. Many consider this sort of government activity to be inappropriate and even unconstitutional.
If government-sponsored subsidies are to be made available, their application should be limited to low-budget, independently produced ﬁlms. Hollywood does not deserve subsidies. , a $90 million severance package for a studio executive only working at the studio for a little over a year), agents, managers, entertainment attorneys, advertising media, actors, directors, producers and screenwriters. Recent studies show that the average cost of making a motion picture released by the major studio/distributors reportedly doubled from $26 million to $52 million in less than a decade.
43 Ways to Finance Your Feature Film: A Comprehensive Analysis of Film Finance by John W. Cones