• Production Incentives


    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

    • Toronto International Film Festival
      Toronto, ON, Canada
      September 4–14, 2014

      Joe Chianese and John Hadity from our EP Financial Solutions team will be at the Toronto International Film Festival from September 4–9. If you're interested in setting up a meeting in Toronto, please email them at jchianese@entertainmentpartners.com or jhadity@entertainmentpartners.com. We hope to see you there!

    • Variety 411 Webinar – "Where's the Soft Money? One World, Many Choices"
      September 11, 2014 at 11:00 am (Pacific) / 2:00 pm (Eastern)

      Canada, California, Louisiana, New Mexico, New York and the UK! With over 75 incentive programs available worldwide to choose from, where should you go? Where to produce your next film or television project is vitally important, and the production incentives are one of the most critical factors in the decision. This panel of producers, production finance executives, and a government funder, will discuss which jurisdictions have production incentives, how they work, the quickest way to monetize the benefit of these incentives, and how to avoid the pitfalls which may cost you money. Presented live from the Toronto International Film Festival.

      Moderated by EP Financial Solutions' Joe Chianese. Panelists include:

      • Jennifer Blitz, Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC)
      • David Carter, Canada Film Capital
      • John Hadity, EP Financial Solutions
      • Peter Saraf, Producer of Big Beach
      • Kim Todd, Original Pictures, Producer of Fargo (TV)

      Register for the Webinar

    • Independent Film Week & Filmmaker Conference
      New York, NY
      September 14–18, 2014

      John Hadity will moderate the "What's $exy About Film Financing" panel at the Filmmaker Conference on Tuesday, September 16, from 3:00 pm to 3:45 pm. The panel will share essential knowledge on the nuts-and-bolts of film funding, production resources, tax credits, and more.

      Panelists include:

      • Arianna Bocco (SVP, Acquisitions & Production, IFC Entertainment)
      • Ward Emling (Director, Mississippi Film Office)
      • Alicia Van Couvering (Producer, Dark Arts)

      Purchase a Pass to the Conference

    For more information on any event, please contact the EP Production Incentives Group.