Join us for a live webinar: Investing in the Global Film and Television Industry on Tuesday June 30 from 10:00-11:00 AM (GMT+3). Come hear from award-wining producers the overview of the film global market, the development process, and more!
- Overview of the Global Marketplace
- How a Film/Series is Developed
- Return on Investment: From Cinema to Pay-For-View to Online Streaming and Global Television Networks
- Potential Investment Projects: Film & Television Series
- Q &A
We have entered a moment of globalization of film and television viewership, driven by the success of the streaming networks.
Projects such as the Spanish language MONEY HEIST and FAUDA, shot in Arabic and Hebrew, SACRED GAMES from India, and the Oscar winning Korean feature film PARASITE are enjoying success that was unimaginable a mere 5 years ago.
There is now an appetite for series and films with business plans that include an international footprint. In this conversation, we will explore the success of past projects, a look at various markets international co-productions and what a global future in entertainment can yield.
Award winning Manager/Producer Steven Adams is a Founding Partner at Alta Global Media
where he represents international media companies and talent. Adams is a producer on the Netflix Original adaptation of Roger Guenveur Smith’s solo performance piece RODNEY KING and the Peabody Award winning A HUEY P NEWTON STORY for Starz, both directed by Academy Award winner Spike Lee. Adams recently served as an Executive Producer on REDEMPTION DAY, starring Andy Garcia and Gary Dourdan.
Adams served for 4 years as a VFX Executive Producer with Paris-based VFX house BUF. His credits there include such Academy Award winners as James Cameron’s AVATAR, Ang Lee’s LIFE OF PI, THOR for Marvel Studios, as well as GREEN LANTERN, GREEN HORNET, Stephen Sommers’ ODD THOMAS, and Tim Burton’s DARK SHADOWS.
Steven was also VFX Executive Producer for French VFX house Digital District whose credits include the Academy Award winning features THE ARTIST & THE INTOUCHABLES. As a partner in Luna Ray Media, Adams produced the Peabody Award winning A HUEY P NEWTON STORY, directed by Spike Lee, the first Starz original Production. Other indie credits with Luna Ray include GOD’S WAITING LIST, JUSTICE and BURNING SHADOWS, and the Sundance indie pilot IT’S NOT ABOUT JIMMY KEENE.
Television credits also include 3 seasons as Consultant on THE CULTURE CLASH SHOW. Adams previously served as President of FilmPro Finance, consulting for such international film finance based clients as Bloomberg/Cite and its predecessor the Atlas Film & TV Finance Summit, Film Production Capital, and various global film commissions and festivals.
An accomplished host, Adams is a moderator for the Motion Picture Academy and co-produced and hosted the web series Show Me The F$#!ing Money: How to Invest, Raise Finance, and Recoup Money in the Film Business, featuring interviews with over 150 top names in the world of Film Finance. He is also a frequent public speaker and moderator at Cannes, NATPE, Sundance, Toronto, Content London amongst many others.
Steven began his career at the Paradigm Talent and Literary Agency and Landmark Artist Management where he worked with actors such as Eric Stolz and Laurence Fishburne. He is a member of the Producers Guild of America, the Television Academy, Content London and the Los Angeles Art Association Advisory Board and serves as Board Ambassador for the Blackhouse Foundation, an official partner of the Sundance Institute.
Theo Dumont Bio
Dumont has a tremendous amount of entertainment publicity experience. He is the co-founder and co-director of the Oscar-Qualifying HollyShorts Film Festival, Hollywood Comedy Festival and co-founder of the Mammoth Film Festival. At Alta Global Media, Dumont spearheads media relations, publicity and strategic marketing communications campaigns for entertainment industry clients.
Dumont’s clients include Spike Lee, The Netflix Original Series She’s Gotta Have It , BlacKkKlansman for Focus Features, Actor/Director Roger Guenveur Smith ( Rodney King ),Stefon Bristol and his Spirit Award-Nominated film See You Yesterday , Writer Kerry Williamson, (Netflix’s “What Happened to Monday”), Buffalo 8 Productions ( Rodney King ), Bondit Media Capital, Bronwen Hughes (Netflix’s The Journey Is the Destination ) Show runner Adi Hasak and his Adi TV Studios production company (NBC’s Shades of Blue and USA’s Eyewitness ), Netflix's Delhi Crime , Stan Lee’s Kids Universe, Producer Tanner Beard (Terrence Malik’s Voyage of Time , Knight of Cups , Song To Song ), Oscar nominated animator Bill Plympton, 1821 Entertainment, Klasky Csupo, Strong Eagle Media ( The Hornet’s Nest , Citizen Soldier ,Apache Warrior ) among others.
Prior to Alta Global Media, Dumont was Head of Marketing at Buffalo 8. He previously founded Dumont Marketing Group (DMG) a company that he led for six years, working with production companies, filmmakers, independent films, comic book publishers, authors and digital entertainment companies. Dumont also previously worked as Director of Corporate Communications at MGM Studios. He studied Communications and received his BA from Florida International University in Miami, FL.