TITLE

Wall Street Looks To Finance Independent Films

AUTHOR(S)
Pyburn, Allison
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
High Yield Report;12/11/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 47, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the financing of independent films. While various production companies are turning to Wall Street for funds to help augment the cost of motion picture production, R&R Consulting has been looking for several ways to extend financing to the less known side of movie production. Sylvain Raynes, a founding partner of this consulting firm, noted the difficulty of this process.
ACCESSION #
23427360

 

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