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Ingenious - financing film distribution fund

Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Film distribution is one of the most profitable yet underinvested parts of the global film industry. For investors, the fund gives diversification and exposure to the most secure revenue stream in film with an attractive risk/return profile.

A SQUARE :: 16May07 Ingenious - financing film distribution fund
Category Financing Film Distribution
Faculty Duncan Reid
Expertise Entertainment related investing
Author Sona Blessing
Faculty Name
The economics of film distribution are very different to those of production - distribution tends to be at or near the top of the 'waterfall' when it comes to allocating income generated. There is also the scope to enter into distribution agreements for films that are nearer - or post - completion and where the prospects for commercial success of the film can be much clearer.
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