Film Financial Services is a thirty year-old investment banking firm focused on representing international banks and investors in Hollywood transactions. For 10 years FFS represented South Africa’s largest bank, First National Bank in multiple transactions. FFS finances both production and advertising costs for films and television projects with major studios and independent producers.
The FFS senior team consists of Chairman, Founder and CEO David Sheldon; Jorge Sarlequi – former EVP of Production at 20th Century Fox; Konstantin Thoeren – former CEO of German giant Intermedia; Richard Bornstein – former head of marketing at The Samuel Goldwyn Company; and Daryl Jamison – former head of entertainment audit at Deloitte Touche.
FFS is currently representing several large Chinese entities and is focused on three main areas: Senior Debt finance of film and television production; US Print and Advertising expenditures for feature films; and Equity Investments for film and television projects commercial in China.
Current and past companies represented include: