Financing and Risk Management
This course outlines basic terms and definitions of corporate finance, an overview of static investment calculation procedures, dynamic investment calculation procedures, an overview of forms of financing, equity financing, internal financing, external financing, innovative forms of financing (leasing, factoring, mezzanine financing, etc.), cash flow statement, financial planning and liquidity, fundamentals of risk management, financing elements in the film, TV and media industry. The forms and possibilities of project financing in different project phases are outlined. Loans, equity capital, pre-sales (genuine and fraudulent grants), financing elements of film productions: investors, product placement, international and national film funding, conditions and requirements for national and international coproductions.
Film-, TV-, & Media Production (Bachelor)
Language of instruction
After the successful completion of this course the students will be able to define various forms of financing and to describe their respective advantages and disadvantages, and they will be able to evaluate the use of financial resources for investment projects and projects in the context of case studies by means of dynamic investment calculation procedures.