Our films are budgeted in the four to six million dollar range. We are currently in development on the film, The Man From Hawksglide, with four other projects on the board.
We believe the heart and soul of quality films is the screenplay. No amount of hype, advertising budget, or star power can make a bad script good. A quality story doesn’t target a certain type of audience – the audience targets a good story. This has been proven over and over again. We are committed to making quality films with mass audience appeal.
The U.S. film industry is a 50 billion dollar a year business that controls over 80% of the world’s market. Through the good times and the bad time people want entertainment, and a great portion of that is from films. With the ever increasing ways to buy, rent, and view movies, the demand for good films is constantly growing.
The film industry is strong and will continue to be strong. Its roots are nourished by a professional workforce that thrives on creative freedom.
When investment partners enter into an agreement with Raven Films, it is on a limited partnership (LLP). It can be for one film or many films. With a limited partnership the investors are involved only in their respective film(s) and not responsible for other operations or debts of the production company. The funds are escrowed by an accounting firm that regulates monies according to a production cash flow statement. Investors have the option to provide funding over a set period of time corresponding with three major components of the film; Development – Pre-Production – Production.
We offer an equitable sharing of the films income between the Production Company and investor until 100% of the investment is recouped – then an equal split of the profits thereafter.
Each film carries a 10% cash contingency of the shooting budget as additional insurance for film completion. In addition, federal and state tax incentive refunds can amount to as much as 30% of the shooting budget. Both these funds go towards paying back investors at the completion of the film.