CHAPTER 18The Completion Guarantee




by STEVE MANGEL, president of UniFi Completion Guarantors, a boutique completion bond company based in Los Angeles, California. Before UniFi, he served as president and CEO of International Film Guarantors (IFG) for 15 years, responsible for managing all company operations. Mr. Mangel has supervised bonding hundreds of films and television productions with aggregate production budgets exceeding $10 billion. Prior to IFG, for 12 years he was a senior executive at LIVE Entertainment, in charge of business and legal affairs, where he also founded and headed its international sales division. As LIVE’s chief dealmaker, he structured the financing and production of many high-profile independent films. Before ...

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