Get The Inside Scoop From Film Investors On How They Make Decisions

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Patrick Fischer

Webinar hosted by: Patrick Fischer

Founding Partner at Creativity Capital

Patrick is a film producer and creative entrepreneur. He has produced or executive produced over 40 films and is one of the founding partners of the post-production house Creativity Media and the film finance company Creativity Capital. Patrick holds an MBA from the Bayes Business School and his notable credits include the BAFTA-winning UNDER THE SHADOW and the acclaimed feature documentary MCQUEEN about the late fashion Icon. Richard is the co-founder of Creativity Capital and Creativity Media and Patrick’s business partner in both companies since 2005. A post-production veteran as well as a film producer and passionate entrepreneur, Richard has spent the last ten years working in the UK film industry with directors such as Mike Figgis, Stephen Frears and Michael Winterbottom. Full Bio »

Webinar Summary

Have you ever wondered what the people you want to invest in your projects are thinking?

Wouldn’t it be great if you could be in the room for the conversations and debates that lead to a project getting the money needed for production?

This is your chance to find out.

In this exclusive Stage 32 webinar, the co-founders of the film finance company Creativity Capital will answer the most commonly asked questions from producers and filmmakers just like you while sharing exactly what investors are thinking when they’re choosing projects.

Creativity Capital co-founders Patrick Fischer and Richard Kondal have spent the last seven years financing films for Netflix, BBC Films, Universal Pictures, and many more. They specialize in financing solutions for global content productions.

Patrick is a film producer and creative entrepreneur who has executive produced over 40 films, including the BAFTA-winning UNDER THE SHADOW and the acclaimed documentary feature MCQUEEN.

Richard is a film producer, passionate entrepreneur, and post-production veteran. He has spent the past decade working in the film industry with well-known directors such as Mike Figgis, Stephen Frears, and Michael Winterbottom.

In addition to answering your most pressing questions, Patrick and Richard will discuss how to structure your finance plan, how to approach investors, and how to close the deal.

You will have an insider’s look at what goes into choosing which movies get financing and why exclusively from this webinar. Don’t miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to see how you can set your own project up for investment success!


What You'll Learn


  • What is the most important factor for you in getting involved financially in a film project?
  • What elements of a film package are most crucial to your decision-making process - so if someone brings you a project what do they need for you to truly consider it?
  • Is cast the ultimate deciding factor or are there other elements if there is not a known cast that you would consider?
  • If someone is a first-time director or filmmaker, how does that affect your decision to get involved?
  • What kinds of films most interest you as a team on a personal level?
  • Do you need to have distribution deals in place already before you put financing into a film?
  • What are your financial expectations (or hopes) when you invest regarding the ROI or performance of a film?

About Your Instructor

Patrick is a film producer and creative entrepreneur. He has produced or executive produced over 40 films and is one of the founding partners of the post-production house Creativity Media and the film finance company Creativity Capital. Patrick holds an MBA from the Bayes Business School and his notable credits include the BAFTA-winning UNDER THE SHADOW and the acclaimed feature documentary MCQUEEN about the late fashion Icon.

Richard is the co-founder of Creativity Capital and Creativity Media and Patrick’s business partner in both companies since 2005. A post-production veteran as well as a film producer and passionate entrepreneur, Richard has spent the last ten years working in the UK film industry with directors such as Mike Figgis, Stephen Frears and Michael Winterbottom.


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