WINSTON | BAKER will host the 5th Annual International Film Finance Forum on May 16, 2014 at the Intercontinental Carlton Hotel in Cannes during the Cannes Film Festival. And you can attend with a reduction of 30% off the standard rate (see below) if you apply before May 2. UPDATE: you can still get a 10% reduction by applying before May 10!
The half-day program will address international issues such as:
- worldwide sales and distribution strategies;
- global film finance resources;
- risk mitigation across borders;
- fighting for a new French cinema; and
- bracing for technology impact.
At the end of the forum a private reception will be held for for speakers, sponsors and registered attendees. Have the opportunity to network with friends and new contacts in the business in an intimate setting.
CONFIRMED SPEAKERS INCLUDE:
Robbert Aarts, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Fintage House
Nicole Ackermann, Managing Partner, Mouna GmbH
Thomas Benski, Chief Executive Officer, Pulse Films
Claudia Blümhuber, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner, Silver Reel Partners AG
Rodolphe Buet, Chief Executive Officer, STUDIOCANAL Germany
Joseph Calabrese, Partner and Chair of Entertainment, Sports & Media Practice, O’Melveny & Myers LLP
Philippe Carcassonne, Producer, Ciné-@
Joe Chianese, Executive Vice President, EP Financial Solutions, Entertainment Partners
Nicholas Dalton, Partner/Advocat DALTON ADVOCATS
Patrick Frater, Asia Bureau Chief, Variety
David Glasser, Chief Operating Officer and President, The Weinstein Company
Anna Godas, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Dogwoof
David Grumbach, Chief Executive Officer BAC Films
Mark Hutchison, CPA, Principal, Rothstein Kass
Jessica Lacy, Head of International and Independent Film, ICM Partners
Pierre-Ange Le Pogam, Producer, Stone Angels Schuyler Moore, Partner,
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
And additional speakers to be announced shortly.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
The Cannes forum is designed for financiers, producers, finance and sales agents, film buyers, managers, lawyers and marketers from around the world looking to gain insight into the latest finance, distribution and risk mitigation strategies from industry leaders. The forum also offers opportunities for networking throughout the day.
Space is limited and early registrants will be able to save 30%! UPDATE: REGISTER BEFORE MAY 10 using promo code WB10 to benefit from the Cannes or Bust reduction of 10%.