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FILM FINANCING IN A VOD WORLD

This online session will discuss all the available current options for film financing in VOD world, including equity, debt, pre-sales, tax subsidies, funding from advertisers, Section 181, digital tokens, and NFTs.

Speaker:
Schuyler M. Moore
Entertainment Attorney & Partner
Greenberg Glusker LLC

*1.0 hours of MCLE (CA) credit will be available for this session

This event is presented by Greenberg Glusker LLC, an IFTA® Partner Company.


SPEAKER BIO

Schuyler M. Moore is a partner in the corporate entertainment department of Greenberg Glusker, practicing entertainment, corporate, and tax law. Mr. Moore holds his undergraduate degree from UCLA (Phi Beta Kappa, Summa Cum Laude) and his law degree also from UCLA (first in class). Moore has been practicing in the entertainment industry since 1981, and he represents a broad spectrum of clients throughout the entertainment industry, including producers, sales agents, foreign distributors, and financiers.

He has handled some of the largest financing transactions in Hollywood, including Reliance’s investment in DreamWorks, the Ratpac-Dune slate financing for Warner Brothers, the Hemisphere slate financing for Sony and Paramount, and the Hunan Group slate financing for Lionsgate. He is the author of several books, including The Biz: The Basic Business, Legal, and Financial Aspects of the Film Industry, a popular book in its 4th edition, Taxation of the Entertainment Industry, the leading treatise on that topic, and What They Don’t Teach You in Law School. He was an adjunct professor at the UCLA School of Law and Business School for many years and an adjunct professor at the USC School of Law, and he is a frequent speaker and writer on a wide variety of entertainment subjects.

Mr. Moore has been named (a) one of the top 100 entertainment lawyers by The Hollywood Reporter, (b) one of the top 25 entertainment lawyers by Variety, (c) one of the top 100 lawyers in California by the Daily Journal and (d) one of top 3 "Most Influential Lawyers" in media by the National Law Journal. In 2019, he was named as a lifetime “Legal Legend” by The Hollywood Reporter.

Date

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Time

9:00am PDT

Speaker

Schuyler M. Moore
Entertainment Attorney & Partner Greenberg Glusker LLC