Reel Money Talks
By Harold Lewis
Reel Money TalksFeb 18, 2023
S1 E9 Video Version Of The Brenda Doby-Flewellyn Interview
This is the full-length Video version of the Brenda Doby-Flewellyn Interview. Brenda is one of the wold leaders in film finance. She has participated in over 200 film financings and broke down barriers in a predominately male industry. In this interview, Brenda will share he insights as to how she navigated and succeeded in developing modern film finance. This episode will give you courage and confidence that you too can succeed!
S1 E11 The Louise Levison Interview - Business Plans
We are delighted to share an exclusive Interview with the film finance legend
Lousie Levison! Lousie is an expert in film finance as well as a premier consultant. the has woke on many project including "The Blair Witch Project" that smashed box office records for an low budget indie film. She will discuss the importance of a business plan that will help you win over investors!
S1 E13 The Michael Perrotta Interview
Michael is a 4-time author and Chief Editor of the book publishing agency Bellucci, Palms, and Carmichael. We discuss with Michael the ins and outs of turning a book into a screen play and optioning film rights to a producer.
S1 E10 Turning An Idea Into A Asset
We discuss the grading system of a Script. We discuss what it means to receive a PASS, a CONSIDER or a RECOMMEND form a script coverer. We also discuss the steps necessary to make a script bankable collateral.
S1 E8 The Brenda Doby-Flewellyn Interview - Part 2
S1 E8 The Brenda Doby-Flewellyn Interview - Part 2 23.57 MB | 24:25
Following up on Part 1, of the Brenda Doby-Flewellyn interview, In Part 2, Brenda will provide sage advice to any person wanting to get their film financed, and shares the secret that took her years to learn!
S1 E7 Audio- The Brenda Doby-Flewellyn Interview- Part 1
Brenda is one of the wold leaders in film finance. She has participated in over 200 film financings and broke down barriers in a predominately male industry. In this interview, Brenda will share he insights as to how she navigated and succeeded in developing modern film finance. This episode will give you courage and confidence that you too can succeed!
S1 E4 "Bohemian Rhapsody" A Case Study
In this episode were are going to dissect a lawsuit brought by the writer of the script claim that he was cheated out of profit participation. We will demonstrate what not to do when negotiating a contract. We talk about the difference in taking a "net-profit" deal versus taking a "gross profit" deal.
S1 E2 "The Economics Of The Film Business"
In this episode we prepare you to understand how the finance side of the film business works. This will help you understand the content and the subjects that those whom we interview are talking about. Enjoy!
S1 E1 Welcome To the Reel Money Talks Podcast
This is our first Podcast! here we introduce ourselves and explain why there was a need for this podcast! Enjoy!
S1 E6 Creative Control-A Case Study: The "Fridays" Franchise
Today we discuss how "A Standard Deal" Contract effect creative or artistic control by using the example of Ice Cube's film franchise "Fridays". Cube has accused "New Line Cinema" (Warners Bros. Studios) of bad faith by not green-lighting several proposed scripts. Cube would like to gain back creative control of the franchise. On the other hand New Line says they have been following the terms of their agreement. What could have been done at the beginning of the contract to avoid this problem? Who is to blame? We discuss these issues and demonstrate how our courses entitled "The Program In Film Finance" (www.reelmoneycourses.com) could have helped resolve this issue at the start.
S1 E5 "A Standard Deal"
This Episode is about the process and danger of signing "A Standard Deal" in the film business. The small print in a A Standard Deal contract usually gives creative or artistic control soley to the distributor or studio. However, this can become a problem if the project becomes a success. A Filmmaker needs to understand the future impacts of this type of deal and needs to know there options and alternatives.
S1 E3 "The Reel Money Course"
In the episode we introduce you to our flagship teaching platform call Reel Money Courses. We provide insights about The Program in Film Finance that we teach at UCLA and is available on our platform. this course is also approved for Continual Legal Education by the State Bars of California, Nevada and Georgia. it also approve for CE Credit for CPA'a and CFP's. The course is available at www.reelmoneycourses.com There is no prerequisite training necessary to take our course. We teach all phases of the film finance process as well as sources of funding. Our course has a 30-day money back guarantee as well as a lifetime membership that includes updates.