Austin Film Funding Workshop with John Cones – Sunday, June 26

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Austin Film Funding Workshop with John Cones – Sunday, June 26
Start: 06/26/2016 - 8:00pm
End: 06/26/2016 - 10:00pm

Entertainment/securities attorney and author John Cones travels throughout the US educating the industry on film finance. Mr. Cones has prepared or participated in the business plans for more than 275 securities offerings, including public and private production-money offerings for features, TV, documentaries, infomercials and Internet companies. His clients have produced or distributed some 60 feature or documentary films and he has lectured for American Film Institute, UCLA graduate level Independent Producers Program, IFP/West and the University of Texas Entertainment Law Institute, to name a few. He is now based in Austin.  

This workshop will cover:

  • Crowd funding changes
  • How to get investors
  • Independent film financing resources
  • Actors creating content under new media, short films, feature contracts

For more information on John Cones visit:

When: 1 - 3 p.m., Sunday, June 26 (Check in begins at 12:30 p.m.)

Where: MediaTech Institute Austin
4719 S Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78745

Cost: Free to Austin, Houston or ProACT Conservatory members. Not a Conservatory member? SAG-AFTRA members may join the Conservatory for $35/year - join here. $35 for non-members – register here.

RSVP: Please RSVP to by June 22.  Seating is limited!

This workshop is not intended to imply an endorsement of any individual or company by SAG-AFTRA. The information provided through the workshop is given for informational purposes and may not be a suitable substitute for the advice of other industry professionals. You should always use good judgment in these matters and should not act or refrain from acting based solely on information provided through the workshop.