SOURCE: Winston Baker

Winston Baker

December 14, 2011 10:58 ET

Winston Baker and Variety Announce 2012 Film Finance Forum Series Lineup

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - Dec 14, 2011) - Winston Baker, global producer of film finance conferences, announces the 2012 Film Finance Forum Series lineup and once again, Variety, the entertainment industry's leading news and content provider, will come on board as the exclusive US entertainment media partner for the series, which includes:

  • 4th Annual Film Finance Forum West | March 6-8, 2012 | Los Angeles, California
  • 3rd Annual International Film Finance Forum | May 18, 2012 | Cannes, France
  • 4th Annual Film Finance Forum East | September 13, 2012 | Toronto, Canada
  • 3rd Annual Film Finance Forum @ Zurich Film Festival | September 22, 2012 | Zurich, Switzerland

This year, Winston Baker also hosted the forum in emerging entertainment markets such as Moscow with keynote speaker Lorenzo di Bonaventura, President of Di Bonaventura Pictures and Singapore with keynote speaker Jim Gianopulos, CEO and Chairman of Fox Filmed Entertainment in association with Variety.

"The Film Finance Forum has hosted the most notable names in the business and has been offered in Los Angeles, New York, Cannes, Zurich, Singapore, and Moscow. As the film market continues to grow globally, it is critical for filmmakers to stay well informed on the current financial landscape and the most innovative revenue generation strategies. It is also important for financiers from around the world to understand the vast investment opportunities within the film industry. Our forums provide a unique platform to foster such discussions," said Katherine Winston, Managing Partner of Winston Baker.

"Variety is dedicated to providing the entertainment industry with the most up-to-date information to build and grow their businesses and the Film Finance Forum has been a viable resource for filmmakers looking to finance their projects and identify the best partners to make great films with," said Linda Buckley-Bruno, Publishing Director for the magazine.

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About Winston Baker
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