• Production Incentives


    Happenings

    Since production incentives change on almost a daily basis, EP maintains its expert standing by our constant involvement in worldwide seminars and conferences. We'll keep you abreast of where we are and what we're doing though our press clippings and calendar of events.


    Upcoming Appearances

    • Philadelphia Film Festival: $Creative Development$ Panel
      Philadelphia, PA
      October 22, 2014

      EP Financial Solutions Senior Account Specialist Mary Ann McBride will participate in the $Creative Development$ panel, part of the Philadelphia Film Festival, on Wednesday, October 22, from 8:30 am – 11:30 am. The panel will discuss how to raise money for your film project utilizing all available resources, and will take place at the Sonesta Philadelphia on Market Street. Sharon Pinkenson, Executive Director of the Greater Philadelphia Film Office, will moderate.

      Additional panelists include:

      • J.P. Cummins (First Vice President/Investments at Janney Montgomery Scott, LLC)
      • Kristin Fairweather (Writer/Director/Producer)
      • Tom Peter (Senior Vice President, Tri-State Capital Bank)
      • Sam Rhoads (Executive Vice President, Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation)
      • Heidi Saman (Writer/Director/Producer)

      This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to joan@film.org.


    • BronzeLens Film Festival: Raising Money for Your Film Panel
      Atlanta, GA
      October 25, 2014

      Karen Sortor, Account Specialist on the EP Financial Solutions team, will moderate a panel at the BronzeLens Film Festival entitled "Raising Money for Your Film Panel" on Saturday, October 25 at 2:00 pm. This session will help you to really know your film's bottom line, as well as the legalities of using OPM (Other People's Money).

      Panelists include:

      • Keisha Perry, Esq. (Entertainment Attorney)
      • Breyuna L. Williams, Esq. (Entertainment Attorney)
      • Charles J. Johnson (Managing Director, Sports and Entertainment Group, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey)
      • Ron Barabas (Entertainment Attorney)

      The panel will take place at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis on Peachtree Center Ave.
      Register to Attend the Festival


    • Produced By Conference New York
      New York, NY
      October 25, 2014

      EP Financial Solutions' John Hadity will moderate a panel at Produced By NY (PBC NY) entitled "Tax Credit Financing – The New Essential Element." The session will take place from 11:15 am – 12:30 pm at the Time Warner Center.

      Panelists include:

      • Vicki Cherkas (Principal, Cherkas Strategic Consulting)
      • Bruce Cohen (Producer, Milk, Silver Linings Playbook, and American Beauty)
      • John Genz (CPA, MST, Citrin Cooperman)
      • Milan Popelka (COO, FilmNation)
      • Bob Salerno (Producer, Arbitrage, A Single Man, 21 Grams)

      EP is a proud sponsor of PBC NY.
      Register for the Conference


    • American Film Market (AFM) Finance Conference
      Santa Monica, CA
      November 7, 2014

      Joe Chianese, EVP of EP Financial Solutions, will moderate a panel on "Building Your Global Film Financing Strategy" at the AFM Finance Conference on November 7. Where is the money and how quickly can you get it? All you need to know about global financing structures and sources of film finance, including incentives, subsidies, and tax shelters.

      Panelists include:

      • Yolanda T. Cochran (EVP, Physical Production, Alcon Entertainment)
      • Mike Gabrawy (CEO, Arclight Films)
      • Fredrik Malmberg (President & CEO, Cabinet Entertainment)
      • Adrian Ward (SVP, Entertainment Industries Division, Pacific Mercantile Bank)

      EP Financial Solutions is a proud sponsor of the AFM Conference Series.
      Attend AFM


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    For more information on any event, please contact EP Financial Solutions.