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Movies and Motion Pictures Finance

Movies finance is an aspect of film production that occurs during the development stage prior to pre-production, and is concerned with determining the potential value of a proposed film.

British Petro's Motion Picture Financing Division is a specialized consultation service managed by seasoned professionals with proven experience in finance, film productions as Executive Producer of Finance, music, distribution, film, television, insurance binders, sureties and completion bonds through qualified affiliates with particular sensitivity to the entertainment business loans-for Motion Pictures, Television, Music and all Entertainment Projects; Entertainment Memorandum and Business Plan Consultation and Services; Entertainment Co-Productions; Real Estate development and studio financing problems of the independent producer.

Below is a list of preliminary documents that are required in order for an evaluation for funding and/or joint venture participation in the production of a motion picture. Because each project funding request is based on its own specific merits, additional requests for information and documentation are likely to be forth coming by the lender and/or joint venture participants.

Budget of the Film:
This should exclude any estimate of bank fees, bank legal costs or bank interest on the production loan. It should include a full 10% contingency and completion guarantee fee and a projected cash flow schedule referencing the projected draw dates under the proposed facility.

Production Schedule:

  • Start of pre-production
  • Start of principal photography
  • Completion of principal photography
  • Delivery Date
  • Back end delivery date (including allowances for unforeseen circumstances).

Details of Completion Guarantor:

Letter of Intent from a reputable and financially strong bonding company that they intend to bond the project, protecting the bank and the distributor or investor who puts up the collateral for the loan. The collateral must be in an amount sufficient to cover the negative cost of the film as well as all financing charges, including an interest reserve for the entire term of the loan, inclusive for the "Force Majeure" period, loan fees and bank legal fees which are paid by the borrowers.

Synopsis of Film Plot:
One page maximum

Details of a Reputable Producer/Director:
Complete biographies are required to verify experience.

Cast Biographies:
Biographies of principal cast members.

Contract Details:

Details of the principal distribution or a pre-sale contract from a financially strong and reputable distribution company, evidencing a minimum guaranty for certain rights of the film in a particular markets.

  • Names of distributors, territories and rights acquired.
  • Payment terms of minimum guarantees.
  • Details of any L/C or bank guarantee support for and of the above.
  • Details of any hold-backs that might restrict any initial release of the film.
  • Confirmation that minimum guarantees are stated net of withholding tax.
  • The Agreement must be for a specified dollar amount (as opposed to a percentage of box office receipts).
  • The Agreement must be payable at a date certain or determinable.

British Petro has 3 main objectives:

  1. To review the merits of each MOTION PICTURE submitted by each entrepreneur.
  2. To provide those MOTION PICTURES selected, an avenue that fills the void between the entrepreneur and the investor.
  3. To invite investors from around the globe to participate with impressive and exciting MOTION PICTURES from start-up to accomplishment.
Gravity (2013)
Directed by: Alfonso Cuaron
Produced by: Alfonso Cuaron, David Heyman
Written by: Alfonso Cuaron, Jonas Cuaron
Starring: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney
Distributed by: Warner Bros. Pictures
Budget: US$80 million

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  • No accrued interest until project is completed
  • No principle payments due until project is completed
  • No ownership / equity ownership by lenders
  • British Petro Capital can accommodate large funding projects of any dollar value
  • Single source financing
  • Flexible payment terms
  • NO hidden application, processing, or disbursement fees
  • Up to 100% Financing
  • Financing From US$5 million up to NO LIMIT

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Powered by over 100,000 investors/partners, such as the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) investment managers, Hedge Funds investment managers, Fortune 1000 Companies, world's Top 1000 Banks, and world's AAA rated Insurance Companies and more than US$10 trillion in combined assets, it's not surprising that British Petro Capital has grown into the world's leading lender for business and commercial projects.

These relationships enable British Petro Capital to handle the loan requests from US$5,000,000 up to NO LIMIT, always enhanced by our traditional GUARANTEED LOWEST INTEREST RATES and hundreds of options to choose from for flexible loan structures.

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An exposition on the missions and operations of British Petro is beyond the scope of this web-site. However, a discussion of international project finance would not be complete without some mention of the missions of British Petro and its more than 5,000 world-wide affiliated brokers, together known as the British Petroleum Capital.

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Our resources, investing experience and culture put us in a unique position to help our clients. We are small enough to be responsive, innovative and flexible, yet we have access to the extensive resources of the world's most respected lending institutions.

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"You and us. Could this be the world's most powerful two person financial firm?" The theme of the global brand campaign highlights British Petro client-focused approach, creating customized financial solutions based on our global resources and capabilities.

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We trust that we have clarified the intriguing world of British Petro's Global Motion Pictures and Entertainment Projects Financing Programs. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have, relating to this opportunity and provide you with additional details regarding any of our devoted services.

Please click here to inform us the full particulars of your situation and what you wish to accomplish. We will review your situation VERY CAREFULLY and offer to you a custom fitted solution. 95% of the time it will be simple to understand and 100% of the time it will be the least expensive alternative.

If you would like to obtain further details surrounding our International Motion Pictures and Entertainment Projects Financing Programs or wish to discuss any matter in complete confidence, please click here to contact:
Mr. Steven T. Mitchell, Ph.D.
(Vice President)
British Petro's International Motion Pictures and Entertainment Projects Financing Division.

Kindly click here to explain us your needs, and our customer services highly experienced personnel will be happy to provide you with all the information you might need.

Please feel free to contact British Petro if you believe an application for a World-Wide Motion Picture or an Entertainment Project Financing Program with help of British Petro may be appropriate in your particular situation.

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