goodloe_bianca_2017Bianca Goodloe

Bianca Goodloe is an attorney specializing in entertainment law and film finance, representing international private equity investors, private entertainment lenders, production companies and talent (ranging from first time filmmakers to Academy Award recipients). She has advised on over 1 billion USD in independent and studio film financing (including the franchises of Nicholas Sparks, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Lara Croft, Rush Hour, the Borne franchise, the Mission Impossible franchise, etc.) for Warner Bros., Paramount Pictures, New Line Cinema, Universal Pictures, Miramax Films, Endemol Group B.V., Fallbrook Credit Finance, and an array of independent producers, comprising circa 200 feature film and television productions.

Ms. Goodloe is a member of the California Bar Association, the New York Bar Association, and a Foreign Registered Advocate with the European Union. Prior to establishing Los Angeles based Goodloe Law (with satellite offices in New York, Savannah, Georgia, London and Dubai), she worked at the top global and magic circle law firms Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP and Linklaters (in Prague, Berlin, and London).

Finally, Ms. Goodloe is also an adjunct professor at New York University (her alma mater) and University of California Los Angeles.

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Solving the Financial Puzzle: Where and How to Find the Money You Need, sponsored by Entertainment Partners

Financing comes in all shapes and sizes and the challenge of finding the right balance of funds often delays the start of production—sometimes indefinitely. Listen to filmmakers who have successfully cracked the code, and hear how they used varying combinations of equity, gap and mezzanine financing, as well as pre-sales, tax incentives and/or foreign subsidies to address their budgetary needs. We'll also discuss best practices to employ and mark some of the key pitfalls to avoid.