Movie Money – Where It Is and How to Find it
You have a great idea for a movie. You’ve met your writer and had meeting after meeting about the script. Now you need some cash to make your short or feature. This evening is about film finance finesse.
This evening workshop will run through the basic financing tools available for any business, not just the film business. These tax-efficient finance structures make Canada one of the most attractive places to raise money for film production. Find out how they work and how to utilise them.
- Canadian tax-efficient finance vehicles
- Enterprise Investment Schemes
- Profit participation
This evening class outlines the basics of film finance and will provide you with the elements of a plan to raise money for your movie.
About the Instructor
Bruno Marino is a Toronto based producer. He has produced over 40 films including Tapped Out starring Michael Biehn (Terminator) and Anderson Silva (UFC Superstar) distributed by Lionsgate, Gridlocked starring Dominic Purcell (Prison Break), Danny Glover (Lethal Weapon), Stephen Lang (Avatar), Vinnie Jones (Snatch) and Trish Stratus (WWE) available globally in over 150 countries and most recently executive produced The Sound, starring Rose McGowan (Scream) and Christopher Lloyd (Back to the Future) theatrically released by Samuel Goldwyn, Black Water starring Jean-Claude Van Damme (Universal Soldier) and Dolph Lundgren (Rocky IV) and most recently Unchartered: The Fan Film starring Nathan Fillion (Castle) which went viral reaching over 4.6 million views.
His films have premiered at film festivals worldwide. His films have garnered over 10 Best Feature awards respectfully. Bruno is also an active member of the Producer’s Guild of America, Canadian Media Producers Association and the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television.
Bruno operates under his banner High Star Entertainment Inc, a production company that develops and produces high quality content for the domestic and international marketplace.
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