27 Oct - 27 Oct, 2020
10:00:00 - 11:30 am
1.5 hours

Coproduction Funding in the 21st century is one of the main methods of funding film, tv and digital projects. Exploring different types of coproduction and developing strategies for coproduction is the core of this segment.

After you make your film, how do you get it seen? Distribution! Getting distribution locally and internationally is the next step on the journey of your project. Methods and types of distribution will be discussed. HOW to get your film distributed is for the next workshop on Friday, but now we learn what distribution means and what money it can bring.

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Your presenters for this webinar are Lorna Garner and Marcia Weeks.

About the presenters:

Lorna Garner was a pioneer in arranging international film and TV co-productions and also in financial packaging to fund productions, both fiction and documentary. Working as an advisor to and agent for producer-clients, she arranged several international coproductions, bringing together compatible producers for projects originated by producers. She also handled the international licensing/selling of rights to international distributors.

Marcia Weekes, born in Jamaica and living in Barbados has produced many top feature narrative (drama) films including, the three Hush Films, Chrissy, and recently Joseph a co-production between 3 countries. She will briefly discuss her experiences in coproduction and distribution.

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