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I'm considering investment in the Rebel's Run production. Big fan of Vox Day and his work. Movie concept looks excellent.

Some questions:
1. What is the disbursement plan? Dividend on shares? Since a Class B investor cannot sell his shares, how does he exit the position once the film is released if desired (assuming financial success)?
2. Will there be shareholder meetings?
3. I live in GA. Can I visit the set to meet the crew and/or company officers?
4. The Offering Statement states that the company will need to secure additional financing. Is there a plan in place for this? Does VFM have a projected required budget?
5. Since this movie will almost certainly be deplatformed in some way, does VFM have some methods in mind to combat?
6. Do you need help?

Viral Films MediaPermalink
Thank you for your interest

Thank you for your interest and your excellent questions!

1. What is the disbursement plan? Dividend on shares? Since a Class B investor cannot sell his shares, how does he exit the position once the film is released if desired (assuming financial success)?

Distributions from Profits. Distributions will be made as determined by the Board from distributable profits based upon the terms of the Operating Agreement, the rights of the various units, and the total number of member units entitled to profits. If and when the LLC is profitable, after the recoupment of capital (plus premium in the case of Class A and Class B Units) by the various member classes, members will receive distributions based upon their respective shareholdings in the LLC.. Item 13 starting on page 19 of the Offering Statement (Exhibit A to the Form C) has a detailed description of the payment structure. The last paragraph of that section on page 20 about distributions explains how the percentage profits would work based upon the number of shares outstanding. These descriptions are based upon and summarize the terms of Article 4.1 of the Operating Agreement (Exhibit D to the Form C).

Transfer of Member Interests. While there are statutory and contractual restrictions upon transfers of shares, however, those restrictions are not a complete bar on transfer. If the statutory and contractual requirements are met, an investor will be able to transfer his or her interests. See the description starting on page 20 of the Offering Memorandum (Exhibit A to the Form C) and Article IX of the Operating Agreement (Exhibit D to the Form C).

2. Will there be shareholder meetings?

Viral Films Media will file an annual report that will be made available to all members. In addition, we will engage in regular communications with the LLC members and provide frequent updates and respond to any questions. As for additional types of communications or meetings, we will determine that at a later time once the project is further under way.

3. I live in GA. Can I visit the set to meet the crew and/or company officers?

Once the film production is underway, we will look into and consider arrangements such as this. The main goal, obviously, is to successfully produce and distribute the film, and consistent with those goals, we will consider meet ups, but we will also consult with the production team before arranging for events that could distract from our main goals. We definitely appreciate the interest and enthusiasm! And we will certainly maintain open communications between management and the shareholders.

4. The Offering Statement states that the company will need to secure additional financing. Is there a plan in place for this? Does VFM have a projected required budget?

As disclosed in the Offering Statement, Viral Films will consider a range of other financing options. The amount we raise from this REG CF offering is not certain until it closes. We will consider additional equity raises, and also debt financing. As disclosed, either we or Galatia Films expect to arrange for debt financing as needed. As for total budget, this will depend upon a number of factors including casting, crew, special effects, etc.

5. Since this movie will almost certainly be deplatformed in some way, does VFM have some methods in mind to combat?

As disclosed, we plan to pursue all available distribution methods, including theatre distribution, film festivals, digital streaming, DVD sales, international distribution, etc. We will also use a wide range of methods to get the word out on the film in order to ensure wide awareness and enthusiasm for the film. The film industry is challenging and very competitive, so we expect to look at all options, even leaving the question of deplatforming aside. We are prepared to be creative and flexible in terms of monetization and distribution, and we will certainly keep all options open to ensure the best marketing, distribution and monetization of Rebel’s Run.

6. Do you need help?

For people with the right skill-sets, professional background and so forth, we would certainly consider offers of help. If you believe you have skills, know-how, knowledge or connections that you think would be useful to the project, feel free to send your information to our team at the Viral Films Media e-mail account: [email protected]

Thank you again for your interest and support!

Don
CEO
Viral Films Media

astarkPermalink
Thanks for the reply, Don

Thanks for the reply, Don

TheLittleDukePermalink
One of the potential tools

One of the potential tools that fans and meetup groups could leverage is https://www.tugg.com/ -- to pull the film in locally

gwjPermalink
I am late at looking at this

I am late at looking at this and apologize in advance if there is a thread on this that I have missed.
how does one look at the upside of this opportunity? how much revenue is likely to put the film above breakeven and are
there any comparable movies to give an idea as to potential?

Viral Films MediaPermalink
Thanks for your questions and

Thanks for your questions and interest in the project.

It is difficult to predict the upside potential of this film or to make accurate commercial comparisons with other films as a benchmark at this stage. Due to the unique nature of every film, and of independent films in particular, it is difficult to make any kind of commercial comparison with movies that could be considered comparable: This will be a live-action feature length superhero film, but that doesn’t mean that it will be commercially comparable to Batman, Spiderman or Iron Man, for instance. Ours will be an independently produced alternative project that is outside the mainstream of Hollywood. So there is a wide possible range of films that can serve as a reference point -- superhero films, adventure films, indie films, etc. -- but it is highly speculative to project revenue or profitability from such comparisons, particularly given that we are a start-up, outside of Hollywood and an independent project. As disclosed in our offering materials, we intend to use all potential distribution avenues to get the widest possible commercial audience for the film, but it is very unpredictable how successful the film will be or if it will succeed at all. We intend to make the best quality film that we can, and to aggressively pursue all commercial distribution and monetization arrangements. Our intention and plan in this regard has been disclosed and discussed in our offering document. You can also see from our Risk Factor disclosure that there are many uncertainties about the success of any film, and this is certainly true of an independent, alternative project such as ours.

As far as revenue that will make the film break-even, this will depend upon the ultimate total budget. This in turn depends upon the total funding raised in this offering as well as other funding – debt or equity – that we may raise in connection with the film, as well as on the budgeting decisions we make. Once pre-production and production are underway, we will have to make decisions about hiring, use of special effects, and other aspects of the project that may involve significant expenditures. All of this will impact the budget. We have described in the offering materials the estimated uses of the money to be raised in this offering. We have also disclosed that we may pursue additional fund-raising activities, including debt or equity, that could impact the budget and the revenue required to become profitable.

So, as with any investment, there are significant risks and uncertainties involved, including factors that make it difficult to provide analysis of comparable films or and projections concerning profitability. We have described the investment proposition and the risks and uncertainties in the offering materials.

We hope this is helpful and we appreciate your interest in the project.

Daniel McNicoll
Head of Production
Viral Films Media