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New York Lounge Returns To Sundance

Sundance is in full swing! If you are in Park City, don’t forget to stop by the New York Lounge, located at 751 Main Street! The lounge is running through Tuesday, January 27 for film makers and professionals to meet, mingle and network. In addition to New York bagels and coffee, the lounge will be presenting a daily slate of activities. Below is the schedule for Monday, January 26th
You will find a complete list of events at the Lounge on the New York Production Alliance website:


MONDAY 1/26/15

9 am LOUNGE OPENS -­‐ Complimentary wifi, hot beverages, bagels and treats from Taste of NY
Visit our sponsors for a morning meet and greet and bring an associate for a morning one on one meeting.
9:30-­‐10:30am Breakfast hosted by Producers Gabriel and Rafael Francisco of Francisco Productions will be premiering the movie trailer for the much anticipated feature film, “The Lennon Report”. Based on a true story, this full feature film depicts the fateful night John Lennon was shot and killed in New York City, as told by those who lived it. The film stars Richard Kind, Stef Dawson, Evan Jonigkeit, Stephen Spinella, David Zayas, Adrienne C. Moore, Karen Tsen Lee, Devin Ratray, William Peden, Walter Vincent and Gregory Barr. Attending: *Stef Dawson, Richard Kind, David Zayas, Rafael & Gabriel Francisco, Sirad Balducci and award-­‐ winning director (Jeremy Profe) Q&A immediately following the screening.
11:00 am PANEL: Money Ball Production Accounting and Related Business Essentials DESCRIPTION: What kind of corporation should you set up as your production vehicle? What taxes do you have to pay on the money raised from crowdfunding? How can you best leverage tax credits and other soft money opportunities to finance your film? Our experienced film accountants, production attorneys and finance specialists will address these and other challenges you are likely to face when financing and producing your film.
SPONSORED BY: Moses & Schreiber, Certified Public Accountants, Business Consultants
Moderator: Ken Weinrib, Franklin, Weinrib, Rudell & Vassallo (FWRV)

Gary Schreiber (Moses & Schreiber) Joe Chianese (EP Financial Solutions) Julie Angell (FWRV)
2:00 pm PANEL: Independent Financing
DESCRIPTION: EP Financial Solutions is hosting a panel of experts to discuss the financing issues that need to be considered and various options to get your independent film produced. Listen to our experts exchange relevant tips and tricks of the trade. After the panel, stay to continue the discussion one-­‐on-­‐one and network with other filmmakers.
MODERATOR/HOST: Entertainment Partners
4:00 – 5:00 pm – CIDER HOUSE SESSIONS: Leading music artists perform in our Lounge

Joceyln Arndt * Natalie Gelman * Kris Gruen * Motopony * Peppina * Grace Weber