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The Two Types of Film Investors

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Contributed By Glen Berry

IMPORTANT CONCEPTS
  1. Two Types of Investors
  2. The Sophisticated Investor
  3. The Unsophisticated Investor

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SUMMARY

  • Investors can be divided into two groups, the sophisticated and the unsophisticated.
  • The Sophisticated investor has knowledge of the industry, is aware of current market conditions and will be a tough customer to impress. They will carefully review all your documentation but their approval means you are doing something right.
  • The unsophisticated investor will have a more personal interest in your project but may be more difficult to manage.
LESSON
Myths of Film Investing
Four commonly held myths about film investing, dispelled.
The Two Types of Film Investors
A discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of the sophisticated and unsophisticated film investor.
Motives of Film Investors
The psychology of the independent film investor and examples of individual motivations.
Finding an Investor
A detailed discussion of who will participate in your film and how to find them.