Independent films have become increasingly common over recent years. It has become increasingly difficult for these first-time filmmakers to obtain studio financing. Filmmakers who cannot obtain studio financing often turn to private investors. A filmmaker seeking private investor financing must confront several legal issues. This article examines the choice of entity and securities law aspects of independent film financing, and makes suggestions for the independent filmmaker facing these issues.
Michael L. Maddren,
Choice of Entity and Securities Aspects of Independent Film Offerings by First-Time Filmmakers,
22 Hastings Comm. & Ent. L.J. 717
Available at: https://repository.uchastings.edu/hastings_comm_ent_law_journal/vol22/iss1/3