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first look media


a consulting and business affairs company

created...to keep you creative

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first look media


a consulting and business affairs company

created...to keep you creative

WHAT DO we do FOR YOU?

First Look Media president Trevor Hodgson created the company to offer film and television executive producing and business affairs services from development and production through to delivery, tax credit filings and distribution. Whether you're in the business of creating an original Canadian content production or bringing a service production to Vancouver or Toronto, we offer a range of services to get it done right. We're based in Vancouver, Canada, and our associates include the top legal, business affairs, accounting providers and freelancers in the business. We keep our eye on the bottom line so that you can keep your focus on the creative.

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We Administer


 

We Administer


 

Development budgets, finance plans and schedules

Greenlight strategizing

Broadcaster negotiations and production planning

Production budget, finance plan and cash flow creation

Prep, production, post-production and delivery schedules

Funding applications

Contract review and administration

Tax credit calculation, application and management

Interim financing arrangements

Insurance, guild and statutory compliance

Financial and other reporting

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WE Advise


WE Advise


Creative pitch packages

Broadcast, distribution and other financing agreements

Recoupment structures and profit participation arrangements to improve your backend

Maximizing producer fees from production budgets and tax credits

Identifying and clarifying underlying rights issues

Problem solving related to regulatory issues, tax credit issues, and more

Introductions between book publishers and film and television producers