About Jeremy Juuso

Jeremy Juuso is the author of Getting the Money: A Step-by-Step Guide for Writing Business Plans for Film (available nationwide) and "The A.K.A. Report." Released in 2010, "The A.K.A. Report" remains the first-and-only survey of funding and release patterns, festival debuts, budgets, distributor performance, sales representation, etc., for films in the domestic independent market. The survey's data set (freely available to the public) encompasses over 420 films from 2009.

Jeremy also serves as financial advisor to Fly High Films, an independent production company with seven feature films to its credit, mostly in the sub-million dollar budget range. Jeremy guest blogs for Baseline Intelligence, a division of The New York Times Company, and has written articles for The A.K.A. Indie Film Blog and Blogger News Network.

He has advised Executive MBA candidates at the UCLA Anderson School of Business; lectured at the Institute for International Film Financing (IIFF, L.A. chapter), Arizona State University, California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles Film School, the Havardwood Salon Series, and WordFest-Houston; appeared as a guest on Connie Martinson Talks Books (past guest, Barack Obama) and Jen Grisanti's "Feature Film Financing Podcast;" and paneled at the Santa Catalina Film Festival, Temecula Valley International Film & Music Festival, and the IIFF.

Jeremy graduated cum laude in economics from Harvard College. Upon graduation he accepted a Harvard fellowship and taught economics at a British boarding school to students applying to Oxford and Cambridge. Since England, he has worked at MGM's treasury and investor relations departments, the financial markets research firm (now part of Ipreo Holdings), and Fly High Films.

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