Ebook: Coproducing with Germany

I have just finished work on my first ebook, called “Coproducing with Germany – how to plan a film project with German involvement”. You can download it for free here. It is designed to help filmmakers in their quest to secure film financing for their productions. The ebook is filled with practical advice, expert interviews […]

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What makes an animated film expensive?

Animation productions are quite different from live-action films in the factors that influence a project’s budget. There are many elements that determine the budget size, and in this short summary I’d like to go through the most important ones. If you think I have left an important one out, please reply in the comments! Script […]

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Animation is a “born global” business

The headline is borrowed from Petteri Pasanen, producer of the Helsinki-based Anima Vitae studios, who put it forward in his presentation at the Animation Financing Seminar last June. The gist is that compared to live-action films, animation travels between territories much more easily, even naturally. This statement is also supported by statistics: According to an […]

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