Networking Seminars is excited to be hosting our 11th Annual Film/TV Production & Finance Summit on March 12, 2018 at the Luxe Sunset Blvd. Hotel located at 11461 Sunset Boulevard Hotel in Los Angeles.  We are honored to be working again with some of the best business and studio executives in the entertainment industries!

David Steinberg, a film and television industry veteran attorney, will guide you through a typical film and television finance transaction on our “The Essentials of Financing Film & TV Productions.”  What are the first steps? And how to you approach independent producers, bankers, equity financiers and “guarantee” that your film will finish and be able to return on their investments?  David has been through so many and always has a great story or two to tell our audience.

“The Essentials of Financing Film & TV Productions” panel will also include our veteran banker, David Henry, First Vice President, Sr. Relationship Manager, Media & Entertainment at Bank Leumi USA, and Nicholas Taborrok, a veteran Producer and Owner of his own film and production company, Darius Films Inc., with has offices in Los Angeles and Toronto. He has produced over twenty feature films that have received both commercial and critical success. Many of them have premiered at the world’s top film festivals: The Life and Hard Times of Guy Terrifico (Toronto International Film Festival, SXSW), Hank and Mike (Karlovy Vary 2007), Surviving Crooked Lake (Slamdance 2008), Weirdsville (Toronto International Film Festival and opening night gala of the Slamdance and Raindance Film Festivals), Coopers’ Christmas, starring Samantha Bee, Jason Jones, and Dave Foley (Toronto International Film Festival 2008), and Defendor (Toronto International Film Festival 2009).

The Art of the Steal, starring Kurt Russell, Matt Dillon, Jay Baruchel and Terence Stamp, premiered at TIFF 2013 with a Gala Presentation and was distributed by Radius-TWC and Sony Pictures. The Calling, starring Susan Sarandon, Ellen Burstyn, Donald Sutherland and Topher Grace was released by Sony Pictures in September 2014.

In 2015, Sony Pictures released The Intruders, starring Miranda Cosgrove, Donal Logue, Austin Butler, and Tom Sizemore. In addition, Man Vs., starring Chris Diamantopoulos, premiered at the Sci-Fi-London Film Festival in May 2015.

Most recently, Nicholas has produced three highly anticipated feature films: The Padre, starring Tim Roth, Nick Nolte, and Luis Guzmán. Stockholm, starring Ethan Hawke, Noomi Rapace, and Mark Strong. Benjamin; directed by and starring Bob Saget, as well as Rob Corddry, Kevin Pollak, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Dave Foley, and Cheri Oteri.

Nicholas also produces television; the adult animated series, Fugget About It, has completed three seasons and is entering a fourth. Nicholas has several other television projects currently in development with networks and studios including the historical drama The Lords of Opium with Oscar-winner Paul Haggis as Executive Producer for HBO Canada and the BBC.

He is a proud member of the Producer’s Guild of America, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, and the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. Nicholas was honored by Variety Magazine as one the “Top Ten Producers to Watch” in 2008.

Don’t miss this opportunity to meet these three veterans participating in our 11th Annual Film/TV Production & Finance Summit on Monday, March 12, 2018.  We’ll be announcing the rest of our amazing panels over the next few weeks.  For more information call us at 877-500-1510 or email:


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