SEC, IPO, Filmmaking and Movie Investors

Securities and Exchange Commission Image via Wikipedia Have you heard of people going out to the stock exchange and buying shares of stock? Have you heard about an IPO, which is an Initial Public Offering? Both examples revolve around the public side of investing. If you're a well established company and meet the stock exchange requirements, you can go public. Guess … [Read more...]

How not to find investors for your movie.

DO NOT advertise your film investment on Craig’s list or the newspaper. By definition, if you are asking the general public for investment dollars, you are no longer private, you're public. Be very careful. The Securities and Exchange Commission is very specific about how you present a private offering. While some of these rules seem overly confining, if you build a team … [Read more...]