The Future Is Yours: Filmmaking & Distribution In The Digital Age with Kris Meyer and Vinca JarrettDate: Tuesday, February 23Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EST
Join Producer Kris Meyer
, and Entertainment Attorney & Exec Producer, Vinca Jarrett
, in a lively discussion on how to get your films made and distributed in the most diverse and exciting time period in history with more opportunities than ever before. While budgets are coming down, technology is making it is easier to be innovative, and there are more streaming opportunities than ever before. How do you capitalize your projects? What should your proposals look like? Are there hot subject matters for creatives to pursue? If Netflix, Amazon, and HBO are making projects in-house, how do you step up your game to the next level? We’ll talk about making a 5 year and 10-year plan to jumpstart your career, and what your future might hold in the entertainment business.Kris Meyer. Producer / Based in Boston, MA
Kris is an Emmy nominated and award-winning producer who has worked for the past 20 years with the comedic duo The Farrelly Brothers under their production banner, Conundrum Entertainment. He has worked as a creative executive, production executive and producer on such blockbuster hits as “There’s Something About Mary,” “Me, Myself & Irene,” “Shallow Hal,” “Fever Pitch”, “Hall Pass”, “The Three Stooges” and “Dumb & Dumber To”. Conundrum’s body of work has resulted in over $2 billion in box office sales. He continues to work with The Farrelly Bros. on joint ventures. Kris has independently worked on a number of films and tv shows ranging from the Sports Emmy nominated ESPN/THE LOST SON OF HAVANA to PLIMPTON! which aired on PBS/American Masters.
Under his own banner, BlackEagle, Kris’s most recent movies THE DO OVER starring Adam Sandler was released on NETFLIX, and most recently SUPERTROOPERS 2 was released nationwide.
His next film LAST NIGHT IN ROZZIE stars Neil Brown Jr., Jeremy Sisto, and Nicky Whelan. The film is balancing "The Covid Cloud" for distribution, etc. Kris is also the CEO and Co-Founder of MuddHouse Media, a diverse podcast network launched in 2020. www.MuddHouseMedia.comVinca Jarrett. Entertainment Attorney, President FilmPro Finance / Based in Boston, MA
Vinca L. Jarrett, Esq. is an entertainment lawyer and president of FilmPro Finance, a financial consulting service for investors and producers for funding one-off films and building film slates. Her top-tiered clients have included Icon, Focus Films, CosmicEntertainment, APG, and the producers of Catch Me if You Can and I Robot. Filmpro has served as the holding company for financing the distribution of studio films that include DIE HARD 4, THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL, and ALIENS VS. PREDATORS. Vinca has provided legal services for and consulted to investors, producers, writers, directors, talent, performers, musicians, composers, authors, film offices, and festivals around the world, and counseled and represented various tax incentives including Louisiana, Puerto Rico, and Arizona, and helped develop the tax incentives in Massachusetts. Vinca is currently writing the non-fiction work SHOW ME THE F#©K!NG MONEY (SMTFM): HOW TO INVEST, RAISE AND RECOUP MONEY IN THE FILM INDUSTRY.