David Drake (http://thesoholoft.com/
The summit agenda featured panel discussions and talks that were followed by Question and Answer sessions. Summit attendees experienced an innovative mix of content, including topics related to Finance, Film business and Technology, to aid them in navigating the dynamic film and tech industries. For attendees looking forward to taking up active roles in film or wish to expand their current involvement in the industry, this event was low cost but high value opportunity to network with like-minded peers and learning experience valuable. Summit attendees who are aspiring or established filmmakers, seeking to raise capital for their production companies and projects, networked with angel investors and venture capitalists.
The NYC Film, Finance and Tech Summit featured a roster of highly experienced topical panelists from the finance and film industries. David Drake served as panelist. They were:
Panel One+Q/A: Film Finance - Bridging the Gap between Film & Finance: Making your film more valuable for investors / Alternative Funding Sources (crowdfunding?)
David Drake, Chairman of LDJ Capital, The Soho Loft Media Group and Victoria Global
Ethan Bordman, Esq., MBA, LL.M., Entertainment Attorney
Michael M. Bohlmann, CEO, Creatis
Panel Two+Q/A: Film Marketing - Who Is Your Audience, How will they engage? Tracking /Optimizing your Marketing campaign and Measuring Sentiment and Buzz around your film
Hamish Brocklebank, Chief of Portent.io
Panel Three+Q/A: Film/TV/Digital Distribution -New platforms and opportunities for filmmakers and content creators
Julia Carias-Linares, TV Development & Programming at A+E/FYI
Max Einhorn, Vice President of Acquisitions at FilmRise
The New York City Film, Finance & Tech Summit was organized by the New York City Film & Finance Network, a Linkedin network with over 3400 members working in both finance and film industries from all parts of the world. Members of this network are interested in joining efforts to produce feature, independent film for purposes of theatrical distribution.
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