Producers Corner Presents Dama Claire (The Incentives Office)
Producer’s Corner is a INTENSIVE program for Women Film Producers that helps to take your Producing Skills, Film Projects and Production Companies to the NEXT LEVEL! This is a ONE OF A KIND AND INNOVATIVE Program for Women Film Producers.
Get key advice and pointers from Industry Experts & Professionals on how to develop and package your material, find funding, approach investors, negotiate contracts, gain distribution, market your film and MORE!
ABOUT DAMA CLAIRE
Dama Claire is a Production Executive at The Incentives Office, and one of the foremost experts in governmental production incentives. She works closely with independent film producers, studios and lenders to help identify the best location and production incentive package to save money. She helped set up location-based finance for “Big Momma’s House 2” in Louisiana, “Dear John” in South Carolina, “Red Dawn” in Michigan, “The Private Lives of Pippa Lee” in Connecticut, ”Prison Break” in Illinois, “Legion” in New Mexico, and “The Conspirator” in Georgia. Dama recently co-produced “Betty Anne Waters”, starring Hilary Swank, in Michigan. She also helped enhance film tax legislation in Alaska, Louisiana, Massachusetts and South Carolina. Dama began her entertainment career at Warner Bros. working with Malpaso Productions (Clint Eastwood), and has served as West Region Director of Entertainment Tax for Price Waterhouse, Vice President of Tax at Carolco Pictures and Twentieth Century Fox. She is a member of the British Academy of Film and Television (BAFTA) and Women in Film.
WHAT WE WILL COVER:
The Incentives Office was created to help producers maximize their tax incentives or rebates by taking over the entire incentives process, from choosing the state, filing the application, tracking the project, preparing the final application, and getting the money!
~ Understanding Film Tax Incentives
~ Filmmaker Do’s & Dont’s When Filing
~ US Soft Money
~ The Incentives Office
*BONUS* Attendees receive US Incentives Guide!
Saturday March 13, 2010
4pm – 7pm
2019 West Magnolia
Burbank, CA. 91506