Current State of the Independent Film Business


P. John Burke, Partner, Akin Gump


Modi Wiczyk, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Media Rights Capital
Ryan Kavanaugh, Founder & CEO, Relativity Media
Morgan Rector, President, Entertainment Group, Comerica Bank
Roy A. Salter, Principal, The Salter Group
Edward Borgerding, CEO, Abu Dhabi Media Company

The yearly American Film Market (AFM) Finance Conference brings together CEOs, financiers and filmmakers to learn about the future of independent film financing. At the 2009 conference, Akin Gump brought together these high-powered panelists to discuss emerging trends and financing options.