Stage 32 + Bondit Media Capital Film Finance Masterclass: From the Basics Through High Level Packaging

Hosted by Matthew Helderman

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Matthew Helderman

Webinar hosted by: Matthew Helderman

CEO at Bondit Media Capital

Matthew Helderman founded Buffalo 8 Productions in 2012, as a feature film & commercial production company growing to deliver projects to clients such as Sony and Lionsgate. Under Helderman’s leadership, Buffalo 8 has built a full library of content – touting 4 premieres at the 2016 Sundance Festival – a roster of commercial directors, a talent management division and a full post-production facility. In 2013, Helderman co-founded BondIt Media Capital to solve the multitude of financing difficulties found in the entertainment & media business — by 2017 BondIt had participated in the financing over 200 feature film projects ranging from low budgets to studio level productions. Helderman graduated with a B.A. in Philosophy with a minor in English from Lake Forest College. Helderman has been a featured speaker at the Cannes, London, and Bahamas Film Festivals as well as guest speaker at the Chinese US Business Summit. Full Bio »

We’ve brought in the CEO of Bondit Media Captial, Matthew Helderman, one of the leaders in film financing today with over 200 financed films over the last couple of years. He will be sharing the basics of film finance all the way through high level packaging tips, plus going over case studies on projects he’s financed and best practices to learn. As today’s film financing structures continue to be a labyrinth-like maze of confusion for most producers, this webinar will help break down that barrier through understanding how best to put a film together you can avoid pitfalls that plague the financing process.


What You'll Learn:

 

Breaking down & understanding the film financing vocabulary

  • Union deposits
  • Minimum guarantees
  • Tax rebates
  • Production
  • Media cash advance

 

 Film finance structuring

  • Equity
  • Pre-sales
  • Gap
  • Tax credit

 

Case studies & deal structures

  • Little Men (Sundance 2016, sold to Magnolia and released theatrically)
  • Beyond Skyline (Sold to Netflix, worldwide deal)
  • King Cobra (Sold to IFC)
  • Sharknado 2 (Distributed by SyFy)
  • Wild Horses (Sold to Entertainment One)

 

Film as an investment - risk mitigation and preparation

 

Changing landscape of media

 

Best practices & the future of film finance

 

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About Your Instructor:

Matthew Helderman founded Buffalo 8 Productions in 2012, as a feature film & commercial production company growing to deliver projects to clients such as Sony and Lionsgate. Under Helderman’s leadership, Buffalo 8 has built a full library of content – touting 4 premieres at the 2016 Sundance Festival – a roster of commercial directors, a talent management division and a full post-production facility. In 2013, Helderman co-founded BondIt Media Capital to solve the multitude of financing difficulties found in the entertainment & media business — by 2017 BondIt had participated in the financing over 200 feature film projects ranging from low budgets to studio level productions. Helderman graduated with a B.A. in Philosophy with a minor in English from Lake Forest College. Helderman has been a featured speaker at the Cannes, London, and Bahamas Film Festivals as well as guest speaker at the Chinese US Business Summit.


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