Technical Workshops 2 – Producer Essentials

Producer Essentials: Film Financing and Budgets by Business Affairs  – Lori Massini

Producer: Lori Massini is Vice President of Legal and Business Affairs at Thunderbird Entertainment Group. Prior to joining Thunderbird, Lori practiced entertainment law for more than ten years, assisting numerous Canadian and American producers and studios with their legal and business affairs needs. Lori has acted as production counsel for original programming for networks such as Nickelodeon, Disney, the Food Network and Discovery. She has extensive experience negotiating contracts for actors, directors, producers and crew, managing employment and labour issues, advising on corporate legal matters and overseeing complex financing arrangements. Lori was formerly Vice President of Legal and Business Affairs for a major film and production studio. She is active in the arts, and is an accomplished dancer and musician. Lori is a co-creator of Producer Essentials.


Once you register, a link to this business module will be sent to you November 9 and module will available for viewing online Nov. 10 – 20

Available to view: November 10 – 20, 2021


Producer Essentials: A Comprehensive Guide to Independent Film Production – Module 5 Presented by Sean Covel

Sean Covel is a Los Angeles-based Film and Television Producer whose credits include ”Beneath” for Paramount Pictures, ”The 12 Dogs of Christmas” directed by Academy Award Winner Keith Merrill, and the iconic independent film ”Napoleon Dynamite”. Together, Covel’s films have won multiple awards, generated over one-quarter-billion dollars in revenue internationally, and gotten nerds prom dates across the globe. He very much wishes that would’ve been the case when he was in high school.

Ask Me Anything With Sean Covel
Date: November 23, 2021
Time: 6:00 pm PST

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