The Investor Kit: What You Need for Feature Film Financing

Hosted by Kevin Christoffersen

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Kevin Christoffersen

Webinar hosted by: Kevin Christoffersen

Executive Producer at Cobalt Capital Ventures

Kevin Christofferson is the Executive Producer for Legacy Pictures and the Principal Co-Founder of Cobalt Capital Ventures. He has been producing content internationally for two decades across four continents while living in five countries. His current initiatives include the sourcing, development, acquisition and distribution of TV series, feature films and new media technologies. At the same time, he’s been instrumental in coordinating co-production agreements and strategic partners within a business affairs capacity. Cobalt recently announced work on MONSTER BUTLER, a thriller based on the true story of the serial killer Archibald Hall, starring Malcolm McDowell and Gary Oldman. They are also working on DECEPTION ROAD alongside Wild Invention and starring Alice Eve and Finn Wittrock, as well as season 2 of "The Road to Dharma: Riders of the Himalays". Legacy Pictures is a production company whose team has worked on the French film A TRUE STORY, Xiao Yang's OLD BOYS, Relativity Media's BEYOND THE LIGHTS starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Minnie Driver, OUT OF THE FURNACE starring Christian Bale, Casey Affleck and Zoey Saldana, LAURA POINT starring Lucinda Rogers, and the Indian remake of CHEF with an original story by Jon Favreau. They are currently in development on SWISS MADE starring Noémie Schmidt, KURT. starring Matthew Lawrence, and noir caper GREEN OLDS. While based in Switzerland for seven years as Executive Producer of World Television, he managed large scale live event productions for Fortune 500 companies, United Nations agencies and NGO's. He headed up the Producers Unit at the World Economic Forum Davos conference where he produced up to seventy live webcasts as well as broadcast TV news packages over five days. Coinciding with producing, he headed up WTV’s business development division maintaining an annual growth structure. Full Bio »

Webinar Summary

Kevin will be teaching about the step by step process required throughout the development financing stage of your feature film project to create your "Investor Kit". This includes all of the elements from business plans to budgets, proof of concept videos, retaining production counsel and a casting director.

He’ll apply multiple strategies on talent outreach via agents and other means. Without these elements in place, an investor can not seriously consider financing your film.

Kevin has been working with both Legacy Pictures and Cobalt Capital Ventures as an Executive Producer structuring packages and financing agreements for a variety of different kinds of investment opportunities.

What You'll Learn

  • Film Financing
  • Package Elements
  • Investment Sourcing
  • Investment through Limited Liability Units of Interest (Membership Interests) to Accredited Investors through Regulation D of the SEC
  • Tax Credit Loans
  • First-In Money
  • Talent Retainer Fees (Schedule F versus Triple Scale)
  • Pre-Sales Estimates
  • Co-Production Agreements
  • Proof of Concepts (Mood Reel / Short Film) Festival Tour
  • Distribution Agreements (Exclusive / Non-Exclusive)
  • Mentoring Producer
  • Executive Producer to champion project
  • Divide & Conquer (wear limited hats) between being Writer / Director / Producer
  • Q&A with Kevin!

 

About Your Instructor

Kevin Christofferson is the Executive Producer for Legacy Pictures and the Principal Co-Founder of Cobalt Capital Ventures. He has been producing content internationally for two decades across four continents while living in five countries.

His current initiatives include the sourcing, development, acquisition and distribution of TV series, feature films and new media technologies. At the same time, he’s been instrumental in coordinating co-production agreements and strategic partners within a business affairs capacity.

Cobalt recently announced work on MONSTER BUTLER, a thriller based on the true story of the serial killer Archibald Hall, starring Malcolm McDowell and Gary Oldman. They are also working on DECEPTION ROAD alongside Wild Invention and starring Alice Eve and Finn Wittrock, as well as season 2 of "The Road to Dharma: Riders of the Himalays".

Legacy Pictures is a production company whose team has worked on the French film A TRUE STORY, Xiao Yang's OLD BOYS, Relativity Media's BEYOND THE LIGHTS starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Minnie Driver, OUT OF THE FURNACE starring Christian Bale, Casey Affleck and Zoey Saldana, LAURA POINT starring Lucinda Rogers, and the Indian remake of CHEF with an original story by Jon Favreau. They are currently in development on SWISS MADE starring Noémie Schmidt, KURT. starring Matthew Lawrence, and noir caper GREEN OLDS.

While based in Switzerland for seven years as Executive Producer of World Television, he managed large scale live event productions for Fortune 500 companies, United Nations agencies and NGO's. He headed up the Producers Unit at the World Economic Forum Davos conference where he produced up to seventy live webcasts as well as broadcast TV news packages over five days. Coinciding with producing, he headed up WTV’s business development division maintaining an annual growth structure.

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