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Jeff Steele

Film finance expert, FilmClosings.com

Jeff Steele is a noted film finance expert and former CFO of <a href="http://www.magnet-media-group.com/magnethome.html" target="_hplink">Magnet Media Group</a> (MMG), an equity finance, production, and distribution company. Jeff also manages his own consulting firm,<a href="http://filmclosings.com/" target="_hplink"> Film Closings, Inc. </a>Previously, Jeff was the director of film finance for Screen Capital International and a producer of Sony Classics' "<a href="http://www.whokilledtheelectriccar.com/" target="_hplink">Who Killed the Electric Car?</a>"<br /> <br /> Jeff got his start in Los Angeles, working for the likes of Tom Freston, Mike Medavoy, Arnold Messer, and Linda Obst to name a few. He's a frequent panelist for film financing and producing forums where he’s known for telling audiences what they need to know, but don’t always want to hear.