Top 10 Most Pirated Movies on BitTorrent 03-26-12

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies on BitTorrent 03-26-12

A Theatrical Screener (TS) copy being propelled into the Top 10 could bode well for 21 Jump Street’s marketing team…

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AFM Currency Update

AFM Currency Update

Great news for the first day of the American Film Market: the GBP and the Euro are both trading high against the USD, which is elevating the AUS as well. This should stimulate early film buying.

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AFM Sees Currency Gains

AFM Sees Currency Gains

Good news for AFM! Foreign buyers are coming to the market with increased buying-power thanks to major rebounding from Euro, Yen, Canadian & Australian dollars.

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Top 10 Most Pirated Movies on BitTorrent

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies on BitTorrent

Pirated Blu-Ray/DVD’s for Captain America: The First Avenger, Cars 2, Kung Fu Panda 2, and Crazy Stupid Love all entered the illicit Top 10 this week — as did Theatrical Screeners of Real Steel. It’s a testament to Real Steel’s

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Currency Woes – Why the Weak Dollar Is Helping and Hurting Hollywood

Currency Woes – Why the Weak Dollar Is Helping and Hurting Hollywood

A week dollar is great for US producers looking to secure foreign pre-sale contracts, but it can also work against US producers looking to shoot abroad.

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Film Funds: It’s Not You, It’s Them

Film Funds: It’s Not You, It’s Them

A lack of funding options is creating opportunities for new funds to enter the indie market; understanding their funding criteria is Job #1 for producers…

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Highlights From The 3rd Annual Film Finance Forum: Part 1

Highlights From The 3rd Annual Film Finance Forum: Part 1

The 3rd Annual Film Finance Forum concluded this week and has become the preeminent financial gathering of its kind. One thing that sets this forum apart is…

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Power to the People: The Democratization of Film

Power to the People: The Democratization of Film

For indie filmmakers, Production is the first of the three barriers-to-entry to crumble under the weight of the masses. Finance and Distribution are next.

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I Know Your Financial IQ

I Know Your Financial IQ

A finance plan is the best indicator of a producer’s financial I.Q. — it helps you see the forest through the trees. If you’re financing your project with something other than friends’ and family’s money, or for less than a million bucks, then you can probably go without one. For anything beyond that, you’re going to need one, and if it doesn’t look like this…

…then you don’t have a finance plan.

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