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by Brandon T.

Do you have an amazing script and you’re ready to head into production? What will you do once it’s done???

If you don’t know the answer, then this event is for you. Join us on October 30, 2019, to discuss Film Finance & Distribution: Uncensored with Jason Howard & Jean-Francois Cavelier of The True Media Company.

If you are an independent filmmaker you know the hardest part is getting the funding to make your film. Then once you make your film, it’s just as hard to figure out what to do with it. Jason & Jean-Francois will provide relevant information that should help you through all stages of production and beyond.

Film Finance & Distribution Topics Covered:
Picking the Right Idea
From Idea to Distribution
Genres that Sell
The Film Finance Models
Rights Waterfall & $ Flow
Worldwide Distribution Today
Film Festivals & Markets
Releasing a Film Theatrically in the US
The International Marketplace
Pitch Your Project


Originally from Paris, France, Jean-Francois Cavelier has more than 30 years of experience in international film sales and distribution. He is known among his peers for his strong communication skills and his relationship-building ability. He held the position of Domestic & International Distribution Consultant for Comerica Bank (Los Angeles), Liberty International (Los Angeles), Pueblo (Geneva, Switzerland), and Syrena (Warsaw, Poland). Jean-Francois has been active these past ten years in the acquisition and production of media content in China and Latin America as well as in the distribution of Hollywood content to the global markets. He is an astute executive with a strong combination of industry knowledge and cross-cultural experience in motion picture and television content marketing and sales.

JASON KANJIRO HOWARD | Financing & Production Consultant

Jason Kanjiro Howard is a Producer, Executive Producer, Director, Writer and Financial Advisor who is unique because he has paralleled film and finance for over 25 years. He began his film career in the film “When the party’s over”. At Loyola Marymount University, his 1993 short film entitled “A Confession” won the Jack Haley Jr. Award for Film excellence. From 1995-2000 he was the Director of Development at Brainstorm Entertainment, a development, and management company specializing in working with up and coming film and TV writers.

In 2014, Jason executive produced the film “I’ll See you in my Dreams” which debuted at the 2015 Sundance film festival which stars Blythe Danner. The film was named in Time Magazine’s top ten films of 2015 with Blythe Danner named as the Best Performance of the year. The film was made for under 1 Million dollars and has grossed over 13 million to date. In 2016, he directed, produced and edited two music videos for the band Nicky Davey.

One On One Time!

If you have a project that you would like to discuss with Jason and Jean-Francois, we are offering 10 minutes of one on one time with them after the Q&A portion of the event for an additional $20.
We will raffle off one 10 minute session, so come prepared if you are selected.