SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS:
Founded in 1975, the Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) is the professional organization for film commissioners worldwide. Its represents more than 300 city, county, state, regional, provincial and national film commission members on six continents, including the California Film Commission, New York Governor’s Office of Motion Picture and Television Development, FilmL.A., British Film Commission, Vancouver Film Commission, Ausfilm, and New Zealand Film Commission, among others. For more information, visit AFCI.org.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading global law firm providing innovative legal services and business solutions to individuals and institutions. We are one of the world’s largest law firms, with more than 900 lawyers and professionals in 20 offices. The firm’s clients range from individuals to corporations and foreign governments. Our entertainment practice has been recognized for many years as a key industry player in global entertainment and media transactions. The foundation of our entertainment practice is the representation of clients in complex transactions involving the production, financing and distribution of films and television worldwide. Based in our Los Angeles office, our entertainment attorneys execute deals efficiently and seamlessly around the world with the assistance of our lawyers on the ground in New York, Abu Dhabi, Hong Kong, Beijing, London and Moscow. For more information, please visit www.akingump.com.
Enjin Coin is a smart cryptocurrency powered by a suite of powerful, integrated tools which enables interactive entertainment professionals and organisations to implement and manage blockchain-based digital assets, grow and retain their users, facilitate fast and secure transactions, significantly increase revenue, prevent payment fraud and create groundbreaking, blockchain-powered digital products. For more info: https://enjincoin.io/
Entertainment Partners (EP) is the global leader in entertainment payroll, workforce management, residuals, tax incentives, finance, and other integrated production management solutions with 15 offices in the U.S., Canada, London, and Tokyo. Currently on a mission to digitize the paper-heavy back office processes of entertainment production, EP is striving to reinvent how the entertainment industry works and interacts to make production simpler. Combining unparalleled industry expertise and innovative technology, EP strives to make the complex simple and collaborates with its entertainment industry clients to help them produce the most cost-effective and efficient film, television, digital, and commercial projects. Its accounting systems and Movie Magic Budgeting and Scheduling programs are the industry standards and its EP Financial Solutions group is the industry’s most experienced incentives team, assisting productions all over the world. In addition, casting and payroll for background actors is handled through its legendary Central Casting division, a Hollywood icon since 1925. Established 40 years ago, EP is a 100% employee-owned company.
FTI Consulting, Inc. is an independent global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. FTI Consulting professionals, located in all major business centers throughout the world, work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges and opportunities.
Understanding and solving the problem before it becomes one. Delivering clear and practical advice that gets your job done. Hogan Lovells offers extensive experience and insights gained from working in some of the world’s most complex legal environments and markets for financial institutions, corporations and governments. Our 2,500 lawyers on six continents provide practical legal solutions wherever your work takes you. Hogan Lovells’ Entertainment/Media Finance practice brings together a multi-disciplinary group of lawyers to allow it to effectively and efficiently handle a broad range of entertainment finance transactions. For more information, please visit www.hoganlovells.com.
SingularDTV is a blockchain entertainment studio laying the foundation for a decentralized entertainment industry. Building the future of rights management, project funding, and peer-to-peer distribution, SingularDTV’s platform empowers artists and creators with powerful tools to manage projects from development to distribution.
Voise – Music Unchained – On The Chain
Voise is a new way for musicians to sell their music directly to fans. With blockchain token-powered Voise, musicians keep 100% of recording sales revenues while setting their own prices and building a direct and supportive connection to their music fans. Create a voice with Voise. For more information, please visit https://www.voise.com
Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. As of Dec. 31, 2017, the Company had $142 billion in assets and operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending and Wealth & Asset Management. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest with $362 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $37 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations through its Trust and Registered Investment Advisory businesses. With more than 155 years of experience, Fifth Third has the expertise, leadership and innovative technologies to help your organization succeed in a rapidly changing global marketplace. For more information, please visit www.53.com/commercial. Member FDIC.
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Cinelytic is an intelligence-driven online platform that enables film industry professionals to make faster and better-informed decisions about packaging, financing, producing, distributing and marketing motion pictures. Cinelytic provides comprehensive data, predictive analytics and project management tools in an integrated, easy-to-use system that enables our clients to develop, produce, acquire and market films that will truly resonate with the audience. Our mission is to enable our clients to streamline workflow, increase profitability, and reduce risk.
ProductionHub is the largest global network of film, video, TV, live event and post-production professionals, connecting businesses with great production crews and vendors. Making it easy to find and hire qualified film, video and live event professionals since 1999. Anywhere you need them.
The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) represents the leading black film critics in the world. The association actively reviews cinema overall, but highlights films about the African-American experience. AAFCA members are also involved in advocacy work for students and emerging filmmakers interested in film journalism and film criticism. Visit: www.aafca.com.
Established 1995 with 175 000 subscribers Filmfestivals.com, has been serving and documenting relentless the fest community; offering 85.000 articles of news, free blog profiles and functions to enable festival matchmaking with filmmakers.
NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) is a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization designed to showcase innovative works by emerging filmmakers from around the world, providing the Los Angeles community of entertainment professionals and film goers with a constant surge of monthly film festivals.
Women in Film (WIF) advocates for and advances the careers of women working in the screen industries – to achieve parity and transform culture.
WHY PARTNER WITH US?
Winston Baker is focused on providing effective ways to connect entertainment, media and finance professionals online, offline, and avenues in between. We produce educational forums and networking experiences that re-define the way companies meet their business development goals and continuing education needs. In addition, we provide marketing programs that reach the new breed of targeted audiences – who are online, on the move, and constantly searching for a greater social and business network. For more details on our sponsorship and partnership programs, please contact Amy Baker at 917-992-6118 or via email.
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