Film and Television-Based Loans
While Motion Picture production is thought of as being especially risky, there are ways of hedging this risk. This financing program arranges a successfully-hedged investment that presents the possibility of high-level returns, while at the same time minimizing down-side risk.
Documents required include film budget report, film script, resumes. The borrower may also include more information and documents as may be deemed reasonable to consider above and beyond what is mentioned herein.
Worldwide (This Lender is U.S. based and follows U.S. Laws and transacts only in U.S. Dollars.)
Motion Picture Productions
A Slate of Productions
Loan Limits & Amount:
$1 Million USD to $36 Million USD
Prime + no more than 4%
Film cannot contain excessive sex or violence.
100% of the Principal Amount must be backed by bankable pre-sales, cash, Letters of Credit, and government incentives and rebates
60% - Producer or nominee; 40% - Arranger
Borrower maintains 60% of the project
Production Loan will be made available for a period of up to 24 months from date of first drawdown
Principal Loan amount will mature and become due in its entirety within 36-60 months from date of first advance of funds
20% Letter of Credit
Upfront Loan Costs:
Approximately 3% in underwriting. Typically 2% of that is out-of-pocket for the borrower
Upfront Refundable Retainer Fee of approximately $3,500.*
*This program is offered through one of our trusted Arranging Sources based out of New York City. This source does charge a fully refundable, up-front Retainer Fee in order to engage the lender that offers this loan option. This source is A+ rated with the BBB for over 20 years. Their retainer is 100% refundable if no offer is made by the lender or if the terms agreed to are different from the terms offered.
Producer Equity Commitment: 20% against total project costs