Investing in Movies: Strategies for Investors and Producers (Paperback)Joseph N. Cohen (author)
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Investing in Movies: Strategies for Investors and Producers is a useful guide for investors and producers looking for an analytical framework to assess the opportunities and pitfalls of film investments. The book traces macroeconomic trends and the globalization of the business, as well as the impact these have on potential returns. It offers a broad range of guidelines on how to source interesting projects and advice on what kinds of projects to avoid, as well as numerous ways to maximize risk-adjusted returns. While focusing primarily on investments in independent films, industry veteran and author Joseph Cohen also provides valuable insights into the studio and independent slate deals that have been marketed to the institutional investment community.
Features of this book include:
A guide to the minefield of film investing for the potential investor, giving students and aspiring professionals an insider perspective;
A detailed explanation of the risk and rewards inherent in the film business and how to evaluate projects;
Thorough coverage of the cast of characters that populate the film space, and advice on building relationships to optimize opportunities.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 242
Weight: 374 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm
"Joe Cohen is not only one of the most knowledgeable people in the world regarding film finance, he is also one of the most honorable people with whom we have ever worked. This book is a valuable tool in understanding how the movie business functions today, and where it is headed in the future."
-Andrew A. Kosove & Broderick Johnson, Co-Founders/Co-CEOs, Alcon Entertainment, LLC
"If you want to know how to actually make money, not lose it, investing in films-Yes, you read that correctly, and it can be done-this is a must read from the smartest, most experienced guy doing just that, successfully for many years."
-Larry Turman, Producer, Director of The Peter Stark Producing Program, USC
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