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The Enhanced Film Funding Program allows film makers the ability to obtain up to 100% of the film's budget with only 10% cash requirement from the client or angel/investor. Our associates have many years of "on the ground" film experience and time-tested knowledge in the production and funding of films. With their structured film funding program we are here to help the independent film maker receive funds for their film in an expedited manner with reasonable costs and flexible repayment terms.
- 100% funding of the film's budget
- $5M to $35M loan amounts. (Slates to $70M)
- 10% minimum cash required. ($1M minimum)
- Angel/Investor's funds (the 10%) is returned at completion of the film funding
- 5.00% fixed interest rate
- No pre-payment penalty
- Loan/income participation hybrid program. (75/25:25/75)
- Non-personal recourse loan
- North America, UK, New Zealand, Australia and Puerto Rico filming locations only.
How it Works
10% of the film's budget, (minimum $1M), is placed into a dual signatory deposit account at a top-tier U.S. bank, where it remains until the end of the film's funding at which time it is returned to the angel/investor. The client's funds never leave that bank account, are bank blocked and are 100% protected at all times.
Film funding is based upon a monthly draw schedule which is agreed-to with the filmmaker prior to closing. No loan payments are due during the film production.
Recoupment of principal and interest on the loan is 75% of the net proceeds of the film project to the lender with 25% of the net proceeds to the film maker until the loan is paid in full. Then the formula inverts to 25/75. All receipts, both hard and soft, are administered by Fintage House. The lenders Note is full recourse to the film enterprise Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) and its financial receipts only and is non-recourse to the film's principals.
A Binding Term Sheet may be issued in a matter of days after full review of the film project submission with closing shortly thereafter. Film funding draws may begin as soon as 45 days after closing.
Please note that the movie must be a commercially viable product with a "bondable" producer in place, distribution worked out and other usual and customary basic financial movie project criteria. Our finance group is looking to fund only quality film projects.
If you feel your film project may fit these parameters and you are seriously seeking film funding then click here for more information on how to submit your film project for our initial funding review.
Of course you are welcome to contact us with any questions you may have.
Our goal is to enhance the ability to meet the financial needs of film makers and movie professionals while building long-lasting strategic alliances for continued ethical business relationships.