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. Through Winston Baker’s integrated marketing sponsorships, you can efficiently promote your products and services in this ever-changing market. For more details on our sponsorship and partnership programs, please contact Amy Baker at 917-992-6118 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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.
EP Financial Solutions, a subsidiary of Entertainment Partners, is the industry’s largest and most experienced incentives team, drawing on unparalleled expertise in maximizing U.S. and international incentives. They offer services that include production and legislative consulting, film financing, tax credit placement, production planning and administration, and procurement. They also publish The Guide: An Essential Resource for Global Production Incentives, used by producers to determine where to shoot their next production and how to reduce overall costs. Visit their website at www.epfinancialsolutions.com.
Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company has $141 billion in assets and operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Investment Advisors. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of December 31, 2015, had $297 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $26 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations. 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.
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. FTI Consulting professionals, who are located in all major business centers throughout the world, work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management and restructuring. More information can be found at www.fticonsulting.com.
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.
MEDIA FUNDING PARTNERS is a traditional media buying agency that also funds P&A campaigns. Our media investment covers 50% of the A side of the P&A equation. The producer or distributor provides the remaining 50% resulting in cash savings and risk mitigation. MFP recoups the balance on the back end. For more information, please visit www.mediafundingpartners.com
Vine was founded in late 2006 as a specialized asset manager that focuses on unique, non-correlated investment opportunities in the media and entertainment sector. The Firm is headquartered in New York with a presence in Los Angeles. Since its founding, the Firm has made 20+ investments, committing more than $800+ million of capital to the media and entertainment sector. Vine was established on the principle that successful investing in the sector is driven by focus, attention to detail, and a highly disciplined approach. For more information, please visit www.vinealternativeinvestments.com.
The Hollywood Reporter is the Exclusive US Entertainment Media Partner for the Entertainment Finance Forum and is the entertainment industry’s flagship media brand. With in- depth reporting, analysis, unprecedented access, world-class photography and video, and feature exclusives, The Hollywood Reporter is the definitive source for breaking entertainment and business news. THR won a 2016 Webby Award for best online film and video in the entertainment category and the American Society of Magazine Editors National Magazine Award for General Excellence in the Special Interest category in 2015 and 2016 in addition to a 2015 and 2016 ASME National Magazine Award nomination for Magazine of the Year and a Gerald Loeb Award nomination for its Studio Chiefs Roundtable. Additionally, the brand took home 10 SoCal journalism awards in 2015 and seven in 2016, including Entertainment Journalist of the Year. In 2014, The Hollywood Reporter staff won Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards for The Hollywood Reporter in Focus: The Wolf of Wall Street. The Hollywood Reporter and SundanceTV partner to co- produce and broadcast “Close Up With The Hollywood Reporter,” an original non-fiction series featuring panels with potential Emmy and Oscar nominees. In June 2016, The Hollywood Reporter launched a new feature, the THR 100, ranking the 100 most powerful people in Hollywood. THR‘s platforms include an award-winning weekly magazine, dynamic web and mobile sites, a huge social media footprint, and glittery year-round events.
Filmfestivals.com, established 1995, is the premier online media and promotion platform for films, festivals, buyers and media on the circuit.
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