Funding, Finance & Revenue

Liveblog: Transmedia Show and Tell – MIPCOM

“The difficulty is not to monetise. It’s to find the right transmedia content. Once you find it, you will monetise…”

Video Game Investors seek to Fund Games via Film Financing Methods

Risa Cohen Productions in Lyon, France, and European Film Bonds in Copenhagen, Denmark have formed a joint venture to finance video game and digital media productions through a technique known as completion bonds.

Cross Media Forum: Thomas Hoegh

Thomas [Thomas Hoegh (Founder, Arts Alliance)] maintains that producers should look to attach their projects to established formats and funding models. “Creating a new artform isn’t easy. Be a prefix, and don’t be ashamed of it. Think of yourself as spice.“

Govt Grant

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and PBS received notification today of a Ready to Learn grant for nearly $72 million from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Innovation and Improvement. CPB and PBS submitted a joint application in June in response to an RFP designed to fund research, development and deployment of transmedia content to improve the math and literacy skills of children ages 2-8, especially those living in poverty. [Full article]

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