small-0955014328The global best-selling guide to film finance.

For the last 2007/08 edition of the Film Finance Handbook, over 40 experts from six continents contributed. Now available digitally, in DRM-free ePub, Kindle and PDF versions, it covers:

  • All forms of film finance explained in short accessible articles;
  • In-depth international incentives (tax breaks and public money) for 50 countries (and dozens of states and regions), written in collaboration with the legal experts in each country, in language that makes sense to the rest of us;
  • Details of 1000 funding awards from over 300 bodies;
  • The internet as a film studio - how to use the web for fund-raising, marketing and distribution;
  • Cutting budgets, a guide to microbudget and low-fi digital techniques;
  • Dozens of case studies and interviews, including Oscar-winning producer Jeremy Thomas (The Last Emperor), crowd-funding pioneer Jim Gilliam (Brave New Films), Susan Buice and Arin Crumley (Four Eyed Monsters), Roy Disney, Gus van Sant, Nik Powell (head of NFTS and legendary producer), Lance Weiler and Paul Haggis (Crash).

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Director's Guild of Britain

Nik Powell, head of the NFTS

“Incredibly useful”
Tessa Ross, Head of Film Four

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PDF version

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Get all three versions as a bundle for £14.

  The book is brilliant... should be mandatory reading for everyone in the industry.  

Julian Friedman, agent and editor, Scriptwriter Magazine

  Film finance's definitive guide  

Peter James, producer & international bestselling author

  I highly recommend this book. An incredibly useful tool – it’s got everything in there.  

Tessa Ross, Head of Film Four, exec producer 12 Years A Slave, Slumdog Millionaire, Four Lions, etc

  The first port of call for anyone trying to fund a film.  

Elliot Grove, founder of Raindance and British Independent Film Awards

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