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.