Hollywood filmmakers are continually searching for ways to promote their films to an international audience. A big focus is on China, the world’s second largest theatrical market. However, the Chinese film market seems to be particularly challenging to understand. One of the latest examples is Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which made only $42 million [...]
Click here to listen to Green Hasson Janks Partner Ilan Haimoff and Senior Relations Manager, Entertainment Industries Group at Bank of America, Jason Feuerstein discuss key risks and opportunities for entertainment and media companies.
All major and mini studios utilize some form of subdistribution. In the foreign markets, a number of studios (mostly minis) only use subdistributors, and some minis use subdistributors in the domestic market as well. In many cases, the studios look for subdistribution relationships in certain territories based on various factors, such as financial (major studios [...]
Click here to listen to Green Hasson Janks Partner Ilan Haimoff and Entertainment Litigator Larry Stein discuss media disruptors, vertical integration and key litigation concerns and trends for entertainment and media companies. The podcast also covers findings from USC Entertainment Law Spotlight Publication.
With the new age of digital streaming and an abundant amount of on-demand content available for 24/7 consumption, many consumers have opted to stay at home on a Friday night binging on television series and movies as opposed to the traditional theater viewing experience. One attempt to draw moviegoers back into theater seats is the [...]
By Ilan Haimoff (Partner, Green Hasson Janks) and Jonathan Blinderman Cash Flow Management The complexity of the business and the its volatile nature can make it a challenge to predict the timing of license fees, tax credits and other cash receipts. Additionally, CFOs must manage expectations of profit participants, investors, vendors, consultants and subcontractors. Unexpected expenses [...]
Have you ever heard of a digital pharmacy? The digital pharmacy allows for treatment to be received in the form of an application on your phone, a virtual reality session to treat pain, or a program to monitor obesity. I had not realized the extent of the digital health world until I attended the Connected [...]
Click here to listen to Green Hasson Janks Partner Ilan Haimoff and USC Associate Professor of Cinema Practice Jason E. Squire discuss globalization, independent distribution and other key trends impacting the film industry. They will also discuss key findings from the Fourth Edition of The Movie Business Book.
By Danny Simon (CEO, The Licencing Group LTD) and Ilan Haimoff (Partner, Green Hasson Janks) Film And Television Brand Integration And Cross Promotion Opportunities With more and more subscribers and viewers skipping commercials on their or similar technologies, advertisers are looking for new and creative ways to get their brand recognition and message across to [...]
Did you know that Gwen Stefani, Eva Longoria, Jeffrey Tambor, Annette Bening, Kathleen Kennedy, Peter Casey, Steven Spielberg, among many other leaders in the entertainment industry, graduated from a CSU campus? CSU continues to foster and develop the next generation of leaders in our entertainment industry. As a CSUN graduate and a member of the [...]