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Jason Geschwind Film Finance

  1. 1. Forrest Equity Management December 5, 2012 – Warsaw, Poland Film Finance Awards 2012 Film Finance Awards 2012 Thank you for your interest in the Film Finance Awards Producer: Craig Smith / Craig.Smith@FilmFinanceAwards.com / Mobile +48 604 144 769 / If calling from the USA or Canada 011 48 604 144 769 The Film Finance Awards, has been organized to recognize structural, inspirational and creative investment across a range of film finance categories. On the night of 5 December, 2012, governments, the investment community, organizations and individuals working on behalf of and within the film industry and film finance communities will be recognized for their achievements in over twenty categories of investment. Common to all nominees is a shared goal to promote and finance the production of critical and commercially successful films. Forum (during the day) The Awards dinner will be preceded, during the day, by a series of three forums.  Each forum will focus on a significant area related to film finance. Forum I Distribution: focus on new delivery channels, to create new revenue streams. Forum II Finance: focus on trends, creative finance structures, methods of finance and opportunities. This will include investment partnerships, product placement and other. Forum III Global market: focus on opportunities for co-production, distribution and finance in the global market, paying attention to countries/regions such as China, India, Russia and Eastern Europe, among others.
  2. 2. Forrest Equity Management December 5, 2012 – Warsaw, Poland Film Finance Awards 2012 Film Finance Awards 2012 Thank you for your interest in the Film Finance Awards Producer: Craig Smith / Craig.Smith@FilmFinanceAwards.com / Mobile +48 604 144 769 / If calling from the USA or Canada 011 48 604 144 769 Nomination Categories There are seven different categories listed below with the criteria.   You are welcome to submit the names of firms and other entities you believe should be considered for the relevant award categories. There is no limit to the number of firms/entities you may nominate and there are no costs involved in putting forward the nominations. Nominations will open on line from 1 June when nomination forms will be uploaded on to the website. Distribution Company of the Year Criteria: The nominee must have been operating in the sector of film distribution for a minimum of two years with a minimum of three films distributed between 2011-2012.  The jury will take into account: the structure and financial elements of the deals, support of production companies and producers, commercial and financial success. Executive Producer of the Year  Criteria: The nominee must active in the market during 2010-2012. The jury will take into account/recognize: role and execution of the executive producers, critical and commercial success of films, source of funds, value of investment, creativity of financial structure, social/cultural awareness. Film Board of the Year Criteria: The nominee must be a national, regional or local government agency/board providing funds for film production and film post production between 2011-2012.  The jury will take into account: the degree/value in percentage terms of the finance, financial structure of finance, procedures: speed, ease, flexibility of accessing the funds, social and cultural benefits to the film industry, community and quality of recipients.
  3. 3. Forrest Equity Management December 5, 2012 – Warsaw, Poland Film Finance Awards 2012 Film Finance Awards 2012 Thank you for your interest in the Film Finance Awards Producer: Craig Smith / Craig.Smith@FilmFinanceAwards.com / Mobile +48 604 144 769 / If calling from the USA or Canada 011 48 604 144 769 Film Festivals of the Year Criteria: The film festival must be an annual event and established for a minimum of three years 2010-2012.  The jury will take into account/recognize film festivals according to: structure of the festival, organization, execution, prepared materials, marketing, quality of entrants, quality of attendees, opportunities for film finance, distribution Festival categories A list Festivals, Festivals for independent films Festivals that cover specific genres such as horror Festivals for short films. Finance company of the Year Criteria: The nominee must be active in the market during 2010-2012. The jury will take into account/recognize: value of investment, creativity of financial structure, returns achieved.  Venture Capital, Hedge Fund, Private Equity, Finance Institutions and High Net Worth individuals will be considered for recognition in this category. Film Sales Company of the Year Criteria: The nominee must have been operating in the sector of film sales for a minimum of two years with a minimum of three films sold between 2011-2012.  The jury will take into account: structure and quality of deals, commercial success of the films. Tax Credit Regions of the Year Criteria: The nominee must have a national, regional or local government department providing tax credits to the film industry between 2011-2012.  The jury will take into account: the degree/value in percentage terms of tax credits, procedures: speed, ease, flexibility of accessing the credits, social and cultural benefits to the film industry and community between.
  4. 4. Forrest Equity Management December 5, 2012 – Warsaw, Poland Film Finance Awards 2012 Film Finance Awards 2012 Thank you for your interest in the Film Finance Awards Producer: Craig Smith / Craig.Smith@FilmFinanceAwards.com / Mobile +48 604 144 769 / If calling from the USA or Canada 011 48 604 144 769 Sponsor this Event Film Finance Awards offers you an opportunity to market your firm and your firm’s products/ services, and to build image/brand awareness among an influential group of people made up of senior professionals from the film and finance industries.  The event will combine affairs of business with a relaxed approach, to provide a suitable environment in which sponsors may introduce their brand/products to a receptive and responsive audience. The audience attending this event is special in that they have influence in their access to other media and in their ability to network and spread views and messages. The organizers of the event have taken special care to make sure a focus of the event is networking and in that, we shall work with sponsors to enable them to promote and to network their products and services. Your firm, product and service is important to you and it is important for us to make sure you have top priority in respect of time, exposure and opportunity – before, during and after the events. Premier Partner (maximum 6) €12,500 Pre-event Promotion: Corporate Logo on Printed Material – Highlighted and focal on all promotional literature, which will be used in an extensive marketing campaign to over 100,000 individuals in the sector. Corporate Logo in Electronic Media – Highlighted and focal on all facsimile and electronic offers sent in marketing actions to over 250,000 firms and people. Hyperlinks – company logo on our event webpage linking potential clients to your company website. Targeted Focus – at your request, we will conduct target marketing of the event towards a specific group or list of organizations.
  5. 5. Forrest Equity Management December 5, 2012 – Warsaw, Poland Film Finance Awards 2012 Film Finance Awards 2012 Thank you for your interest in the Film Finance Awards Producer: Craig Smith / Craig.Smith@FilmFinanceAwards.com / Mobile +48 604 144 769 / If calling from the USA or Canada 011 48 604 144 769 Promotion at the Awards Gala: Tickets for the awards & forum – one table for ten (10) including table flag with company logo and two (2) tickets to the forum. Recognition – your company will be recognized as a Premier Partner at the welcoming and opening presentation, ensuring increased exposure and helping build client relations. Award Presentations – your representative will have the opportunity to present one of the Awards. Program Print – company logo will be placed in a leading position on all printed material. Event Program – a full page advertisement in the event program. Banner presentation – company logo will be displayed on a 1m x 2m banner produced by the organizers. Event Signage – your company logo will be prominently displayed behind the stage. Welcoming Signage – you will have a premium presence on all welcoming signage. Print and/or Gift – you may include gifts and/or a corporate brochure in the gift bags, which will be presented to each guest. Post-event Promotional Opportunities: Guest and Delegate Profile – you will receive the valuable, confidential list of all the guests attending the gala & forum. Publications – Photographs and an editorial report of the event will be sent to the sector. Press Release – your company will be named as a Premier Partner in the widely distributed press release issued after the Gala. Associate Partner €8,250 Pre-event Promotion – Corporate Logo on Printed Material – Highlighted and focal on all promotional literature, which will be used in an extensive marketing campaign to over 100,000 individuals in the sector. Corporate Logo in Electronic Media – Highlighted and focal on all facsimile and electronic offers sent in marketing actions to over 250,000 firms and people. Hyperlinks – company logo on our event webpage linking potential clients to your company website.
  6. 6. Forrest Equity Management December 5, 2012 – Warsaw, Poland Film Finance Awards 2012 Film Finance Awards 2012 Thank you for your interest in the Film Finance Awards Producer: Craig Smith / Craig.Smith@FilmFinanceAwards.com / Mobile +48 604 144 769 / If calling from the USA or Canada 011 48 604 144 769 Promotion at the awards & forum: Tickets for the awards & forum – one table for ten (10) including table flag with company logo and two (2) tickets to the forum. Event Print – company corporate logo will be on all printed material. Event Program – company will have a ½ page advertisement available to explain and promote your firm, its products and services. Banner presentation – company logo will be displayed on a 1m x 2m banner produced by the organizers. Welcoming Signage – company will have a presence on all welcoming signage. Post-Event Opportunities: Publications – photographs and an editorial report of the event will be presented to the sector and media partners. Press Release – company to be named as an Associate Partner in the widely- distributed press release issued after the Gala. Award Sponsorships €4,950 Companies are offered the opportunity to sponsor specific awards. Award sponsors will receive: ∙ sponsor’s logo included on the award, ∙ sponsor’s representative to present the award, ∙ sponsor’s logo included in the program, brochure & presentation, ∙ 2 tickets to the awards gala and forum, ∙ sponsor named in the widely-distributed press release issued after the Gala. Specialized Advertising Opportunities: ∙ Event Program Advertisement ∙ One page – €1,250 ∙ ½ page – €950 ∙ Banner Advertisement in Banquet Hall – €1,500
  7. 7. Forrest Equity Management December 5, 2012 – Warsaw, Poland Film Finance Awards 2012 Film Finance Awards 2012 Thank you for your interest in the Film Finance Awards Producer: Craig Smith / Craig.Smith@FilmFinanceAwards.com / Mobile +48 604 144 769 / If calling from the USA or Canada 011 48 604 144 769 Reserve your tickets Attend the Film Finance Awards, Forum and Networking Round Table lunch. The event provides an excellent networking opportunity with over 300 film and finance industry executives in attendance, including: venture capital, private equity, national film boards, tax, legal, other professional services and film production, among others. Ticket Pricing: ∙ Round table lunch: 695€ + 23% VAT  ∙ Single ticket gala: 895€ + 23% VAT  ∙ Single ticket gala (includes the forum & roundtable lunch): 1295€ + 23% VAT  ∙ Table of ten for the gala (includes 2 round table lunch tickets): 5600€ + 23% VAT  ∙ Table of twelve (includes 2 roundtable lunch tickets): 5900€ + 23% VAT 

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