Currency Can Kill Your Movie

Hedging currency for a film production is one of the toughest decisions a producer makes. It’s the practice of managing losses, as opposed to capturing gains...

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Terminology

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

-A-
Above the Line
Ask Price High
ATL – (see ATL) –
-B-
Backstop Guarantee
Below the Line – (see BTL)
Booking and Collections
BTL – Below the line
-E-
Equity (cash)
Equity (ownership)
Equity (profit)
-F-
Finance Plan
Financier
Foreign Buyers
Foreign Distributors
Foreign Sales
Foreign Sales Agent
Foreign Sales Contracts
Foreign Sales Estimates
-G-
Gap Lender
Gap Loan
-H-
Holdback Reserve
-I-
Investor
-J-
Junior Lender
Junior Capital
-L-
Lender
Long Form Agreement
-M-
Mezzanine (Mezz) Lender
-N-
Negative Pickup
NOA
Notice of Assignment – (see NOA)
NOD
Notice of Delivery – (see NOD)
-P-
Pick, Pack and Ship
Presales (Domestic)
Presales (Foreign)
Presale Deposits
-S-
Sales Report
Senior Lender
Senior Bank
Senior Capital
Short Form
-T-
Take Price
Tax Credits
Tax Incentives
Techincal Acceptance