John Hadity

John Hadity is the Executive Vice President of EP Financial Solutions, the film financing subsidiary of Entertainment Partners, the global leader in entertainment payroll, residuals, extras casting, tax incentives, finance and other integrated production management solutions.  Mr. Hadity specializes in the monetization of tax credits.

With over 20 years of studio experience, Mr. Hadity previously served as the Executive Vice President of Motion Picture & Television Production Finance for Miramax Films.  During his 12 year tenure with the company he was responsible for a portfolio of production budgets valued in excess of $4 Billion.

Mr. Hadity is a former Chair of the Producers Guild of America East, and has a seat on the National Board of Directors.  He has served on the MPAA’s Worldwide Production and International Tax Committees, and has extensive experience working with governments on the local, provincial and national levels to incentivize production in those areas.  He is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Film Finance at Columbia University and is a graduate of Hamilton College.  His board service includes the IFP and Tectonic Theater Project.

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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.