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The Art of Film Funding

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The Art of Film Funding Podcast is to educate and inform filmmakers. Author/Grantor Carole Dean interviews top professionals from the film industry for up-to-date information on film funding, production, marketing, and hybrid distribution. You will learn how to crowdfund, make an ask for funding, save money on your budgets, hear top attorneys discuss new US and state tax funding and stay abreast of current trends in the industry. Carole is President and Founder of From the Heart Productions, the non-profit dedicated to providing independent filmmakers the information and help they need to get their films funded. Carole started and runs the three yearly Roy Dean Film Grants giving $25,000.00 each in cash and goods and services. She is author of The Art of Film Funding, Alternative Financing Concepts, second edition.

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Fred Siegel is an indie film, tax, and business consultant and founder of Fred Siegel, CPA (1997, NYC), a premium, boutique consulting/CPA firm specializing in key tax and business issues for producers and dealing with the business of film, from development through distribution. Primary practice areas are Consulting, Financing, Deal Structures, Film Tax Credits, Taxation, Accounting. Working almost entirely with indie filmmakers and their production and development companies, and with a focus on consulting, the firm provides a range of "niche" film tax, tax credit, accounting, and business services for indie filmmakers throughout the U.S.. Fred has worked with indie filmmakers for over 30 years, including highly acclaimed filmmakers such as Christine Vachon ("Past Lives;" "Still Alice;" "Boys Don't Cry"); Chris Smith ("Branson;" "Sr.;" "Tiger King;" "100 Foot Wave;" "Fyre;" "American Movie"); Debra Granik ("Winters Bone,") and many others, as well as filmmakers in the earlier stages of their careers. Fred is a graduate of Columbia University and began his public accounting career at a "Big 4" firm. Earlier in his professional life, Fred was a jazz musician and an entrepreneur, those experiences infusing his professional work today with an independent spirit, conceptual approach, and artistic bent and an understanding of the life of an artist/producer and the world of business and the interplay between the two. To learn more about Fred Siegel visit www.fredsiegelcpa.com For more info about Carole Dean and From the Heart Productions please visit www.FromtheHeartProductions.com
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