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 Film Education & Development

Kevin Christoffersen has been producing multi-media content internationally for over two decades across four continents while living in five countries. He is working as a Development Executive, Producer, Writer and consulting with the new technology platform Movie Rights Exchange that is changing the way films are being distributed.Current projects include his co-written feature, FALLING UP with Stephanie Drapeau, Dallas Brennan’s DECEPTION ROAD, a new Hal Hartley feature in development and REAR VIEW MIRRORS being casted by Kerry Barden. On the education side, Kevin has guest lectured at NYU, teaches workshop classes with the IFP, Art of Brooklyn Film Festival, Filmshop and moderated a producers panel at the Hunter Mountain Film Festival. He then works with students on creating their packages throughout the A to Z Development process.While based in Geneva, Switzerland for seven years, Kevin managed large-scale live event tv broadcasts for Fortune 500 companies and United Nations agencies including the annual World Economic Forum Davos conference. 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 Christoffersen has been producing multi-media content internationally for over two decades across four continents while living in five countries.

He is working as a Development Executive, Producer, Writer and consulting with the new technology platform Movie Rights Exchange that is changing the way films are being distributed.

Current projects include his co-written feature, FALLING UP with Stephanie Drapeau, Dallas Brennan’s DECEPTION ROAD, a new Hal Hartley feature in development and REAR VIEW MIRRORS being casted by Kerry Barden.

On the education side, Kevin has guest lectured at NYU, teaches workshop classes with the IFP, Art of Brooklyn Film Festival, Filmshop and moderated a producers panel at the Hunter Mountain Film Festival. He then works with students on creating their packages throughout the A to Z Development process.

While based in Geneva, Switzerland for seven years, Kevin managed large-scale live event tv broadcasts for Fortune 500 companies and United Nations agencies including the annual World Economic Forum Davos conference.

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