Other Services

Coverage aka a detailed report. The process takes 14 business days. Athena International will take certain scripts into development under and others we will set in the right direction with the plethora of contacts and connections that have been firmly established over the decades by Gloria Tait.

Projects are taken into Development under a Development Retainer Agreement that lasts one year. There’s also the option of us turning your script into a treatment. (a fee for reading scripts is standard in the business). Over the numerous years in the business Gloria and Allen have read thousands of scripts and treatments so we know what draws attention in the industry.

 

Distribution/Aggregator Service for Indie films :

Creating a distribution plan before making your film. This can make the difference between securing great distribution or limited to no distribution options at all. Distribution and Marketing planning whether you’re going to self-distribute or work with an established distributor.

Ongoing Distribution Proposals & Agreements review. Distribution Financial Statements deep dive review. The role of overseeing the delivery of a film involves ensuring the successful completion and timely delivery of the project according to the agreed-upon specifications. It encompasses managing all aspects of the film’s production, from pre-production to post-production and distribution. Emphasizing the importance of focusing on delivery from the early stages of pre-production is crucial to avoid potential challenges when it comes time to deliver the film to the distributor.

Maintaining a proactive approach throughout the production process is essential for a smooth and efficient delivery.
Athena International has a plethora of outlets to get your film to along with independent movie houses.

We do not take any funds from what you get for distribution.

**Personal Management

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Unit Publicist Service

Unit Publicists (UPs) provide a vital conduit between producers, cast, crew and the media during film shoots. By generating publicity, they help sales agents to sell films and to create public interest.

Arrange Press Coverage and Social Media Strategy, also  collect and build the creative assets that will be used to promote the film by the distributor and the sales agent

With over 30 years experience in Publicity working on various movies, webseries, radio shows the UP team knows how to get and keep the momentum going.  

Duration for the length of the shoot typically budgeted in.

Script Reader service: Coverage aka a detailed report. The process takes 14 business days. Athena International will take certain scripts into development under and others we will set in the right direction with the plethora of contacts and connections that have been firmly established over the decades by Gloria Tait.

Projects are taken into Development under a Development Retainer Agreement that lasts one year.

There’s also the option of us turning your script into a treatment. (A fee for reading scripts is standard in the business).

***Inquire about our Script Reader, Script to Treatment and Script into Development and Consultancy (under a one year) services.

In-Depth Analysis of the Overall Financing Plan and Optimal Approaches.

This comprehensive analysis delves into the overall financing plan, exploring the best options for moving forward in terms of financing, casting, and other crucial aspects. It includes the provision of budgets, production schedules, and cast scheduling. Additionally, detailed story analysis and development notes are provided to strengthen the storytelling and characters. The plan also entails securing talent by realistically assessing options, engaging with our talent agents and our management side.

● Budgets, Production Schedules, and Cast Scheduling
Thoroughly developed budgets provide a comprehensive understanding of the financial requirements for the project, covering all phases from pre-production to post-production. Detailed production schedules are devised to ensure a smooth and efficient production process, outlining essential milestones and timelines. Additionally, careful consideration is given to cast scheduling, maximizing availability and compatibility with the project’s vision.

● Story Analysis and Development Notes
To ensure a compelling narrative, the screenplay undergoes a detailed story analysis. Development notes are provided, addressing page-specific aspects and offering suggestions for strengthening the storytelling and character development. These notes aim to enhance the overall impact of the screenplay.

● Securing Talent
A pragmatic approach is taken to secure talent, considering available resources. Direct communication with talent agents and management corporations allows for realistic options to be explored. By leveraging our industry connections and knowledge, we strive to acquire the most suitable actors and actresses for the project to maximise the financing that can be leveraged against the talent attached.

● Consulting and Overseeing Key Business Matters
We provide consultation and active oversight in key business matters such as submissions to financiers, buyers, sales agents, and distribution partners. Leveraging our industry experience, we offer valuable insights and guidance to position the project effectively for success.

● Creative Pitch Decks
We offer consultation and/or assistance in creating dynamic creative pitch decks. These decks serve as visually captivating presentations, effectively conveying the project’s unique selling points and attracting potential stakeholders and investors. This is an essential piece of the puzzle when trying to secure directors, talent and financing.

● Retainment and Financing of Tax Credits
We provide consultation and/or oversee the retainment and financing of US and International tax credits. By leveraging our expertise and industry knowledge, we optimise the utilisation of available film tax credits, ensuring maximum financial benefits for the project while minimising the equity risk for potential investors.

● Consulting and Overseeing Script Budgets, Shooting Schedules, and Cast Schedules
To optimise efficiency and cost-effectiveness, we offer consultation and/or oversight in script budgets, shooting schedules, and cast schedules. Through careful alignment of these elements, we create an optimised production plan that balances creative goals with available resources.

Distribution: see the details on Distribution and Aggregator service.
Producer Consultancy: The same as above but we do not take the project into Development or distribution. The duration is 3 months.

Distribution/Aggregator Service: Creating a distribution plan before making your film. This can make the difference between securing great distribution or limited to no distribution options at all.Distribution and Marketing planning whether you’re going to self-distribute or work with an established distributor. Ongoing Distribution Proposals & Agreements review.Distribution Financial Statements deep dive review.

Overseeing Film Delivery to Distributor The role of overseeing the delivery of a film involves ensuring the successful completion and timely delivery of the project according to the agreed-upon specifications. It encompasses managing all aspects of the film’s production, from pre-production to post-production and distribution. Emphasising the importance of focusing on delivery from the early stages of pre-production is crucial to avoid potential challenges when it comes time to deliver the film to the distributor. Maintaining a proactive approach throughout the production process is essential for a smooth and efficient delivery. Athena International has a plethora of outlets to get your film to.

We do not take any funds from what you get for distribution.

Producer Services: Athena Talent and Gloria Tait have numerous years under their belt when it comes to Producer credits. Athena has access to everything: Cast, Crew, Directors, Location, Funding Options.

**Producers fee is in the budget minimum rate and varies.

Learn more about our talent services here.

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**Email your enquiries on pricing for  services. We are happy to work with your budget.