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Filmmakers and Financing, 7th Edition by Louise Levison

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13 Other People's Money: Them That Has the Gold Makes Some of the Rules

Raising money for a movie is like hitchhiking—It could be the first ride, it could the thousandth. But you have to stay out there with your thumb out and just wait. And you also have to know when not to get into the car.

—JOHN SAYLES DIRECTOR

There are almost as many answers to what investors expect as there are investors. Whether individuals, companies, or nonprofit organization and no matter where they are in the world, each has their own criteria and idiosyncrasies. Specific customs of relating to individuals and doing business may be different from country to country, but investors are similar in terms of their goals. Since the business plan is a sales (not a legal) ...

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