International Productions Finance Model & “Lion”

International Productions are at the forefront of the Film Finance Model because many countries offer a number of attributes which make for a positive finance model in today’s highly competitive film production More »

Media Math: Shooting in Eastern Europe is Much Cheaper

Poland Increases Production Plans by the Polish government to introduce a 25 percent cash rebate for domestic and international features, documentaries and high-end television dramas this year will bring Eastern Europe’s biggest More »

Media Math: To Finance Your Film, You Must Consider Real Numbers and Realities

Budgeting Real Finance Numbers Many financing arrangements require financing costs and steep banking arrangements. These elements are not taken into consideration. Let’s be clear: The topic of Film Finance is a very More »

Media Math: How Writers Should Think about Film Budgets Part 1

Broad Sense of the Film Budget and Producer’s Intention Film Production budgeting requires a lot of detail – but it starts with the broad strokes from the Producer. I need to know More »

Media Math: More Movies Shot in a Single Location

Hitch himself labelled Rope "an experiment that didn't work out", and though it's far from his most scintillating of tales, it's more of a technical achievement than a triumph of storytelling. After More »

 

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International Productions Finance Model & “Lion”

International Productions are at the forefront of the Film Finance Model because many countries offer a number of attributes which make for a positive finance model in today’s highly competitive film production

Media Math: Shooting in Eastern Europe is Much Cheaper

Poland Increases Production Plans by the Polish government to introduce a 25 percent cash rebate for domestic and international features, documentaries and high-end television dramas this year will bring Eastern Europe’s biggest

Media Math: To Finance Your Film, You Must Consider Real Numbers and Realities

Budgeting Real Finance Numbers Many financing arrangements require financing costs and steep banking arrangements. These elements are not taken into consideration. Let’s be clear: The topic of Film Finance is a very

Media Math: How Writers Should Think about Film Budgets Part 1

Broad Sense of the Film Budget and Producer’s Intention Film Production budgeting requires a lot of detail – but it starts with the broad strokes from the Producer. I need to know

Media Math: More Movies Shot in a Single Location

Hitch himself labelled Rope "an experiment that didn't work out", and though it's far from his most scintillating of tales, it's more of a technical achievement than a triumph of storytelling. After

Media Math: Movies Shot in a Single Location

Ryan ReynoldsBuried: Ryan Reynolds is buried. That's pretty much it. Okay, there's a little more to it than that: his Iraq war contractor wakes up to find himself six-feet under in a

Media Math: Summary of Calculating Questions

​What are the cheapest movies to shoot?What is an agent's most common request money wise for his client? Algebra (from Arabic "al-jabr" meaning "reunion of broken parts"[1]) is one of the broad

Media Math: VFX, Greenscreen and $

Once upon a time,  Hollywood tricks were real insights. But no more. Everybody in the world knows what a Greenscreen is.  In “The Wolf of Wall Street” comparison (see more at digitalsynopsis.com), we

Media Math: Why Is Film Production So Expensive in the U.S.?

Algebra began with computations similar to those of arithmetic, with letters standing for numbers.[4] This allowed proofs of properties that are true no matter which numbers are involved. For example, in the

Calculating POV – Practice Page