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David Zitzerman at the International Film & TV Finance Summit, NY


Lawyer David Zitzerman
Area Entertainment


December 2 - 3, 2013
New York Marriott East Side
New York, NY

Moderator and Panelist: David Zitzerman, Partner, Goodmans LLP

Monday, December 2, 2013

10:15 am:  Latest Developments in Funding TV & Web Productions

This session will cover:

  • How to Produce, Finance and Distribute Your Own Television Series
  • Securing Development Deals and Pilot Orders  
  • Financing Cable and Network TV Productions
  • Securing Development Deals and Pilot Orders  
  • Maximizing Domestic and International “Pre-Sales”
  • Co-Productions and Co-Financing TV Series with Foreign Broadcasters
  • Branded Entertainment and Ancillary Exploitation
  • Selecting the Optimal Production Location to Access “Soft Money” Incentives
  • How do You Transition Your Original Program from Web TV to Broadcast TV
  • Launching Your Own YouTube Channel
  • Making money with Vimeo 

2:45 pm   Broadway to Film and Vice Versa

This session will cover:

  • Developing Theatre Productions as an Ancillary to a Feature Film
  • Securing Stage Rights
  • Preparing for Participation of Investors in Film in Stage ancillaries
  • Monetizing Value to a Film for Stage Rights
  • Adapting a Stage Production to Feature Film
  • When two Worlds Collide - Working with Producers from Film and Theatre
  • Cross Border Investment Issues

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

2:15 pm:  Spotlight on International Jurisdictions Providing Production Incentives

This session will cover:

  • Tax Credits in their Jurisdictions
  • Fund Caps
  • Amount of Credits for Spend vs. Payroll
  • Application Process (when to file) 

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