Southeast European Film Festival Business Conference - Panel 1, "Production Financing, Overseas Filming, and Resources"
Part 1 (of 3) of the Southeast European Film Festival Business Conference, held May 3, 2010 at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Published: Tuesday, May 04, 2010
Panelists: Richard Soames, former chairman, consultant Film Finances (he has financed films across the globe; FF is the world’s largest completion bond company and it backs hundreds of films every year);
Mace Neufeld, producer, Mace Neufeld Productions (“Invictus”, “The Sum of All Fears”, “Clear and Present Danger”, “Patriot Games”, “The Omen”);
Ron Yerxa, producer, Bona Fide Productions (“Cold Mountain”, “Little Miss Sunshine”, “The Switch”, “Election”, “King of the Hill”)
Gary Credle, senior advisor, Warner Brothers
William Wilson III, Producer (executive produced all 3 “Santa Clause” films for Disney; “One True Thing” for Universal; supervised European production on the mini-series “War and Remembrance”);
Greg Schenz, Senior VP, Legal and Business Affairs at Endgame Entertainment (“The Brothers Bloom”; “An Education”)
Moderators: Rebecca Keegan, author ("The Futurist - The Life and Films of James Cameron"), entertainment journalist (TIME magazine, Vanity Fair, Los Angeles Times); and Greg Schenz, SVP, Legal & Business Affairs, Endgame Entertainment