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(800) 773-7100

Our Mission

City National's mission is to provide the ultimate banking experience for successful entrepreneurs and professionals through an uncommon dedication to extraordinary service, proactive advice and total financial solutions.

The Biz – A City National Cornerstone

In-depth understanding of “The Biz” means we can make sure our entertainment clients have the capital and financial services support they need to realize their vision.

Do we finance films?

Yes and no.  We're often asked if we finance films. No, City National does not invest in films, but we do offer our focused attention and comprehensive, specialized entertainment banking services once your entertainment project is funded and in full swing.  Yes, we provide film financing for projects which have already secured a minimum guarantee distribution agreement and a completion bond.

Did You Know?

People in “The Business” have looked to City National for entertainment industry banking expertise since we opened our doors in 1954. City National offers sophisticated banking and treasury solutions for Broadway shows. We are building a solid entertainment banking presence in Nashville. We also are a financing source for the video game industry and the music publishing business.

Are we a good match? We are if you're a:

  • Business Management Firm
  • Broadway Theatre Business
  • Entertainment Guild
  • Talent Agency
  • Entertainment Law Firm
  • Personal Management Company
  • Post Production Company
  • Nonprofit Organization

We're also experts at:

  • Film Production Financing
  • Television “Movies of the Week” and Series Financing
  • Music Catalog Financing
  • Talent and Holding Escrows
  • Cash Management Services
  • Treasury Management for Broadway Theater
  • Investment Management, Asset Management and Liquidity Management Services
  • International Services, including foreign exchange contracts and foreign drafts

Get Started

To speak with an Entertainment banking expert, call (213) 673-7878, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (PT).