Month: September 2020

Location Manager

Location Manager Job Ref: 2009452 Salary: Competitive Contact: careers@films-4u.co.uk Job Type: Location Manager About the role The Location Manager is the person who will be liaising directly with the film production team, and may be working closely with the film’s director, taking decisions not only about the right location, but also the logistics of making…
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Film genres that make the most money

It’s hard to think of anything as glitzy and glamorous as the film industry; generating millions of pounds every year, movies are big business. However, a film’s potential to become a cinematic cash-cow depends on a number of factors, including its genre. Wondering which film genres generate the biggest bucks? Luckily we’ve created this nifty…
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Top 10 Tips for Investing

Keep reading if you’re serious about investing in movies. Whatever you choose to invest in, the advice is broadly the same, so just make sure that you understand what you’re getting into and you’re ready for the world of investment! If you’re new to investing, then we’ve compiled 10 useful tips for investing that will…
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How the startup sector has changed because of EIS 2020

Since April 6th 2020, the rules surrounding EIS have shifted. This is to allow fund managers more freedom with regards to the timing of investments and to put the spotlight on knowledge-intensive investments and their approved funds.  On the one hand, this is good news for film investment groups who are worried about the future…
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How to choose the best EIS Funds

The Enterprise Initiative Scheme (EIS) offers entrepreneurs attractive financial incentives while giving new business direct access to crucial funds that are vital in the early years.  And if you’re thinking of film investment, this is a prudent place to start. Some EIS Funds adopt a sector-specific approach to investment, leveraging their knowledge and expertise in…
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5 investing decisions to consider before you invest

It may not come as much of a shock to you, but investing isn’t for everyone.  If you’re investing for a quick return to upgrade your car, change your life or move to the Hollywood Hills, then you should probably take a step back. Smart investors, including film financiers, are patient people who understand market…
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