Chapter 6Production Financing

Introduction

This chapter reviews the primary processes of production financing. It explores the many sources actively participating in this funding. Further, it demonstrates how balanced producers develop and use these relationships that include state and national production funding, production incentive programs, licenses, presales, third-party co-branding relationships, private equity, as well as international territory gap/estimate financing, to determine the funding that will provide each project the most benefits, including funding cost. Further, this chapter examines the use of a Production Financing Worksheet that leads producers through careful consideration and selection of these production funding sources, ...

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