Episode Six: Begin with the End in Mind
The business side of making a movie doesn’t come easy to most filmmakers, but it’s important to remember that it is in fact a business. This week we’ll talk about some aspects of filmmaking such as forming an LLC and when you should hire a lawyer. These things in addition to good marketing are crucial to your film’s success and these are all steps that need to be taken at the beginning and not the end of the process.
Paul Westphal is a highly experienced entertainment, technology, manufacturing, and distribution executive with public and international companies and is a COO and CFO for hire. He has an extensive career serving as President, Operating Officer, and CFO and he also owns his own company called Westphal Advisory Services. Paul has worked for film studios such as Twentieth Century Fox, Cannon Films, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Destination Films and All American Communications. Paul provides professional services including operating and financial services for start-ups and struggling companies and he also provides supervision for financial and operating needs.
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In the year 2000, Jenna, made the journey to L.A. to pursue acting. She appeared in Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Malcolm in the Middle as well as several independent films. Her natural charisma, inherent organizational skills and art for problem solving led her to producing student films and as of late, her feature film debut, April Showers. Producing has given her a rare gift, one that allows her to truly love her job and to be excited every day about what she can achieve and enable others to achieve. Jenna and Andrew Robinson have recently formed their own distribution company called Pure+Motive.
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