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David Zitzerman at the BNA/CITE 12th Annual International Film & TV Finance Summit

March-22-2012

Lawyer David Zitzerman
Area Entertainment

Details

March 22 - 23, 2012
The Luxe Hotel
Los Angeles, CA


Thursday, March 22, 2012
10:15 am:  Planning, Applying for, Administering and Monetizing Domestic & International Production Incentives

Moderator: David Zitzerman, Partner, Goodmans LLP

This session will cover:

  • Current Developments in the US and Foreign Jurisdictions
  • Current Hotspots in the US and Foreign Jurisdictions
  • Caps, Minimum Spend and Other Requirements to be Aware of When Using Tax Credits
  • Applying for Incentive Programs and Understanding Varying Regulations
  • How to Properly Set Up, Administer and Monitor a Production to Maximize Incentives
  • Liens, Priorities and Audit Requirements
  • Monetizing Tax Credits
  • Costs of Tax Credit Funding

     

Friday, March 23, 2012
1:45 pm:  Latest Developments in Digital and Internet Innovations in TV & Film Distribution

Moderator: David Zitzerman, Goodmans, LLP
This session will cover:

  • How are VOD, SVOD & “Over the Top” changing distribution
  • How to financially participate in online streaming deals
  • What kind of money can a film or tv show really count on from digital distribution formats?
  • Can a producer secure a direct deal with Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, YouTube, etc.?
  • The advent of “Over-The -Top” alternative services
  • The transition from DVD to the “cloud” and digital distribution (the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem, UltraViolet and Keychest)
  • Original film/tv content commissioned for the web (the 100 new YouTube channels, Netflix and Yahoo original productions) 10:15 am- Planning, Applying for, Administering and Monetizing Domestic & International Production Incentives 

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