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David Zitzerman at the 2009 International Film and TV Finance Summit

February-2-2009

Lawyer David Zitzerman
Area Entertainment

Details

February 2 - 4, 2009
Los Angeles, California

Co-Chair:  David Zitzerman, Partner, Goodmans LLP


Tuesday, February 3, 2009
10:45:  Where are the New Sources of Financing Coming From

Moderator:  David Zitzerman, Partner, Goodmans LLP

This session will cover:

  • Trends in finance – Bollywood, Dubai Beyond
  • New sources of equity
  • When debt is really equity and visa versa
  • Innovating funding structures in a new market
  • Attracting high net worth equity investors to film financing
  • Advising private investors on tax, legal and accounting issues involved
  • Can investors make money in Hollywood
  • What budget films and genre are currently receiving finance and distribution
     

3:30:  International Production Incentives - Update on Accessing Benefits Abroad

Moderator:  David Zitzerman, Partner, Goodmans LLP

This session will cover:

  • Update on Canadian federal and provincial credits and co-productions
  • German film credits
  • United Kingdom
  • Ireland
  • Australia & New Zealand
  • Eastern Europe - Where are the best incentives