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Film Financing with NYU Tisch West

If you're wondering what it takes to finance your film, we're teaming up with NYU Tisch West for a panel gathering top independent producers, financiers, sales agents, and distributors, who will reflect on the current state of the independent film industry, discuss the different avenues of financing, and provide strategies for developing one’s own projects.


  • Joseph N. Cohen - President, American Entertainment Investors

  • Allison Hironaka - Media Finance Group, CAA

  • Dani Melia - Head of Development, Big Beach Films

  • Pip Ngo - Director of Sales and Acquisitions, XYZ Films

  • John Zois - Head of Worldwide Acquisitions and Co-Productions, Global Road

Moderated by Andra Gordon, VP of Development, American Entertainment Investors 

Doors open at 7pm. Event starts at 7:30pm.

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In the case the event is sold out, we will have a first come, first serve stand-by line at the event. The stand-by line does not guarantee entry into the event. 

Proceeds benefit the Foundation's library and outreach programs. 

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