Month: September 2020

Online Content – Time to invest in film | Films4U

Films4U ramps up search for film investors as Netflix, Sky, Amazon produce more online content As cinemas languish empty, nobody could blame you for thinking that investment in film is dead – for the time being, at least. But, just like so many other things that have been challenged by the oddity that is 2020,…
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The evolution of the UK film industry

The evolution of the UK film industry You don’t have to cross the Atlantic to find a thriving movie scene. The UK film industry contributes around £6 billion a year to the national economy, and the industry has tripled in size since 2014 without signs of slowing down. This is partially due to big budget…
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Angel investors’ tax relief for EIS and SEIS investments

Gitz, glam and high-risk, high-reward strategies; the high octane world of film investment has it all. If you’re considering bringing your investment savvy into the creative industries and you want to be in at the ground floor on the next blockbuster, becoming a film investor could be a smart move. Invest through a specialised film…
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Should I use a film investment group or go it alone?

Should I use a film investment group or go it alone? When it comes to investing, a lot of people find the idea of investing in movies incredibly alluring. What could be more exciting and glamorous than becoming a movie mogul and putting your investment cash into the next Hollywood blockbuster? While the digital age…
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5 Questions to ask a film investment company

5 Questions to ask a film investment company If you are looking to invest in film, knowing the right questions to ask can be the difference between a successful investment and a failure. Knowing the market and the model of the film company you are investing in is vital. However, in such a dynamic and…
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What are the best investments in the UK 2020?

What are the best investments in the UK 2020? What are the best investments in the UK 2020? In these uncertain times, should you invest? And, if so, where? Despite the shaky economic climate, many sectors continue to thrive. And don’t just take our word for it. The Financial Times agrees too. Now’s a good…
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Should you invest in UK films or international films?

Investing in film can seem like a risky strategy for investment. However, film investment can be one of the most profitable and exciting investments you can make. There are many different ways you can become involved in the world of film investment, from financing student film projects to working with big-name producers on box office…
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Everything you need to know about investment managers

Everything you need to know about investment managers Investing in film can be a rollercoaster. It’s a glamorous industry with a high risk to reward factor that can see unwary investors come unstuck. Placing your money with an investment manager is one way to mitigate the risk and maximise the tax breaks available through EIS…
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Where should you invest in a pandemic – Streaming Sites or the Property Market?

There are few people who haven’t thought about investing in property in the UK. We’ve all heard stories of parents who managed to get a 300% return on investment when selling their house 25 years later, and that can’t help but spark envy. But in 2020, is it as prudent an investment as it has…
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Film Distribution Explained | Films4U

How does film distribution work? Film distribution can be a confusing topic for many new film investors. Learning about the ways your film will be distributed can help you best understand where your film investment is going. First, let’s start with a definition of film distribution. The process of film distribution refers to the launching…
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