D: FILM AND TELEVISION PRODUCTION FINANCE

1: FINANCING PRODUCTION

313 General

The production financing agreements seek to do two things. First, they define the precise terms for a film which the production company (the ‘producer') is to bring into existence and provides the producer with the financial means to do this. Second, they determine the manner and amount of benefit the producer is to derive from the film’s exploitation. In some cases the producer will be commissioned by a financier of a film, who is frequently the distributor (the ‘company'), to carry out all production work required to produce the film and

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