The NB Fund
The NB Fund is a $1M film investment fund built on a tested strategy of supporting diverse projects from experienced teams that will be valuable in today’s market. By being data-driven and diversifying our investments over multiple films in various stages of their life cycle, the fund looks to mitigate risk and provide returns to investors as early as possible. With a model similar to a hedge fund or a venture capital firm, we have filled our slate with an array of vetted and exciting projects with excellent potential for profitability.
With transparency as a foundation, we highly value our responsibility to our investors and the trust placed in us to manage their investment.
Strategic data partnership with Largo.ai
Largo.ai provides crucial insights into a project's financial viability. Their AI neural network paired with a rich database of over 400,000 films/series gives our team incredible tools to help drive investment strategy.
12 To 21
The latest film from lauded writer/director Tim Kirkman (Dear Jesse, Loggerheads, Lazy Eye), 12-21 is the coming of age story of a young gay man in North Carolina in the 80's, growing up in the south and coming to terms with his sexuality under the backdrop of the Reagan administration and the AIDS crisis.
The premiere feature of USC's breakout director Tayo Amos (2019 Blackhouse Sundance Fellow, a 2014 Team Oscar member, repped with CAA), Elite tells the story of an ambitious straight-laced high school senior who joins and takes over the cheating ring at her elite, all-girls private school in Palo Alto in order to get into her dream school, Harvard.
Flesh & Bone
Critically acclaimed USC grad Christopher Beaton's (Voodoo MacBeth) Flesh & Bone is a darkly comedic adventure drama — following a struggling sales rep, who, after his reckless brother’s mysterious murder, must return home for the first time in a decade and navigate the lawless Appalachia backwoods to retrieve his brother’s missing body — a wild , delirious, dangerous mission of self discovery and salvation.
Acclaimed actor/director Trevor Riley's (American Crime, Animal Kingdom) debut feature, Good Boy, is the story of tattooed and hardened Jacob-who first entered the prison system at age 11. After 21 years inside (the last 10 in solitary confinement), he struggles to adapt to life on the outside and rebuild a relationship with his gang-affiliated father, only to come to a shocking conclusion.
And more! We're continuing to source the finest stories on the market to add to our inaugural slate.
Michael J. Weiss is a partner at Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Berson, LLP representing entertainment professionals, businesses, and individuals in a wide variety of transactional and litigation matters. Mr. Weiss has expertise in motion picture finance and secured creditor transactions and he has represented clients on more than fifty produced feature films.
Michael J. Weiss
Sean Akers has served as a producer on Margin Call, All Is Lost (Oscar nominee JC Chandor), Change Land (Emmy winner Seth Green), The Grotto (Tony winner Joanna Gleason), and Banshee Chapter. He currently works with T42 Entertainment and Gamed Productions on their independent film and television projects.
Advisor - Producer
João advises The NB Fund on corporate structure and financial investment strategy. He is a corporate finance professional with a decade of experience in supporting transactions such as project finance, debt restructuring, private equity investments, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions.