FIND OUT WHAT YOUR FILM IS WORTH
We will create a sales estimate for your film project or series. This can be used to show your project's value to investors or potential distributors. You will have a dedicated team member walking you through the entire process.
Yes, please email our support team at [email protected] if you have any questions and someone will get back to you.
Filmmaker Process Services are suited for early stage producers through veterans looking to further the development or structuring, financing, packaging or selling of a film or TV project.
Filmmaker Process does not take ownership in any Filmmaker Process Service projects but is engaged as a work-for-hire contractor.
Filmmaker Process has an in-house Head of Development Services experienced in development, production, financing and sales who will oversee the daily communications.
Filmmaker Project Services generally turns around the first draft of materials within 3-6 weeks depending on the complexity of the project needs.
Our network of film professionals have worked on projects ranging from Sundance winners (2016’s “AS YOU ARE” and “LITTLE MEN”) to Academy Award Winning directed features (Rob Reiner’s “BEING CHARLIE”). Our team has budgeted, financed and packaged hundreds of projects and have delivered to many major Hollywood studios, television networks and VOD streamers.
Just pick the service or package you would like us to help you with, purchase and we will send you instructions on how to proceed.
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Effective Date: June 2, 2021
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If potential clients require assistance in executing a transaction involving the purchase or sale of securities, as opposed to the sale of assets or negotiation of licensing arrangements, Filmmaker Process typically introduces them to an investment bank. Clients enter into a contract with such investment bank to receive the requested services. Filmmaker Process cannot receive transaction-based fees.
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Despite the fact that most Filmmaker Process clients operate in one or more parts of the media and entertainment industry, conflict of interest issues between Filmmaker Process clients have been very rare. In part, this is because Filmmaker Process works with clients who have different investment objectives or have different roles in the media and entertainment industry. The following principles have proven over time to minimize conflict concerns on behalf of clients:
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- Cross Consulting – In situations where Filmmaker Process introduces a service provider to a retainer client – an advertising agency, for example – Filmmaker Process does not accept referral fees from the service provider. Said another way, Filmmaker Process typically receives fees from one party or the other in a client situation, but not both.
- Idea Introductions – Proprietary ideas developed by Filmmaker Process are presented to only one client at a time; the one judged most appropriate for the size and shape of investment based on their expressed interests. Only if they are formally declined are they considered for other clients.
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