Funding a Movie: The investment questions

Are you considering Funding a Movie? Many forget to ask the right due diligence questions in such a situation. Being humans, it can be easy to forget those otherwise very important questions to ask. We have compiled a list of critical questions for you to ask.


Investment questions


  • How much money is needed in total?
  • How much money is raised from investors in total?
  • How much money is raised from public funds, grants, etc.?
  • What are the investment principles (first-in-first-out?)?
  • Will you as your investor get your initial investment out first, before any other?
  • If there are other investors, who are they?
  • If there are other investors, will they be investing in the same terms as you?
  • How much can you expect to make from your investment?
  • As an investor, are you eligible to be receiving any tax incentives (i.e. if you are a British taxpayer, you receive incentives under the Enterprise Investment Scheme)?
  • What perks are offered to investors?
  • Is the investment made public?
  • What is stopping the team from raising capital from a bank loan?
  • What will be your equity in the movie?
  • How is the deal structured?
  • How much is the Founders making of the film?
  • Are the Founders taking any risks?

...85 more questions to ask

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Funding a Movie: The investment questions