Investor FAQs

Anyone can invest as long as they complete the KYC requirements. Both unaccredited and accredited investors are both free to apply, use, and enjoy the platform. 

The platform accepts US Dollars (fiat currency) or USDC (crypto stablecoin) payments.

Your  digital wallet can be used to pay for your investment in USDC and holds your film tokens, which represent your shared equity. In the future, these tokens will also allow you to utilize other cool features like voting, receiving payouts, and more. Your digital wallet is solely owned and controlled by you, ad the user through your third-party digital wallet service provider. Take the necessary steps to familiarize yourself with the technology before making your purchase. You are responsible for safeguarding and securing your digital assets. 

USDC is a stablecoin pegged to the US dollar. Unlike other more volatile forms of crypto, USDC always $1 dollar, and so it is always redeemable 1:1 for U.S. dollars. USDC reserves are held in the management and custody of leading U.S. financial institutions, including BlackRock and BNY Mellon.

CineMint is a asset tokenizer application. Upon a successful raise, the filmmaker or issuer can generate tokens to distribute to their investorsdigital wallets. Those tokens can represent the investors equity stake.

The blockchain provides a virtually immutable digital ledger to track your investments, project reporting, interactions, and payments, so you can monitor the digital financial history of the project.

Yes. Only invest what you can afford to completely lose and maintain your lifestyle. Read each pitch along with the subsequent investment documents carefully and/or consult with your financial and/or legal advisors before investing. 

Hollywood is risky business.” – Anonymous

Consult with your tax advisor or CPA for any local or state benefits for investing in films. 

Yes. Each campaign must file the appropriate forms with the SEC. We are a registered SEC and FINRA member portal for publicly offered securities. Find out more on the SEC and FINRA websites. 

  1. Read the platform guide, terms of use, disclosures, FAQs, and privacy policy.

  2. Complete investor onboarding, KYC, and any other required pre-registration forms.

  3. Connect your wallet or add your payment gateway.

  4. Explore our catalog of movie campaigns.

  5. Select a film campaign to review.

  6. Review the film’s campaign profile, pitch, investment terms & documents

  7. If satisfied with the offering, click ‘bankroll’ project to begin the investor payment process.

  8. Complete transaction.

Although we accept fiat payments, we also allow the use one type of payment cryptocurrency in a dollar-pegged stablecoin called USDC. This crypto coin is uniquely tied to the US dollar and federally regulated. Even though you can use a stablecoin for payments, please note that cryptocurrencies can be unpredictable, and even stablecoins can lose value in the event of extremely unfavorable market conditions.

Always exercise caution when dealing and trading in stablecoins, or whenever you are storing or transferring cryptocurrency or digital tokens.

If the value of the stablecoin fluctuates post-raise or investment, it should have no effect on your equity holdings, unless otherwise noted in the campaign offering’s investor agreement.

Risk of digital securities

CineBlock Films issues investment commitment tokens in digital wallets of investors through the Ethereum blockchain. At the end of a successful offering, the issuer replaces or converts investment commitment tokens into digital securities.

Investors are responsible for maintaining security and confidentiality of their digital wallet password, secret phrase and private key (“Credentials”). Investors must protect their Credentials from cybertheft. Investors must not share their Credentials with any other person. Neither CineBlock Films nor any other party has access to an investor’s Credentials. In the event of loss of Credentials, the investor will lose all assets in their digital wallet. Excluding the replacement of investment commitment tokens during the subscription period upon payment of a replacement fee of $50 , CineBlock Films will not be liable for any loss, damage or injury or for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, exemplary, or consequential damages arising from or related to the loss of an investor’s Credentials or errors in the use of their digital wallet. Post-subscription, investors must contact the issuer or issuer’s transfer agent for replacement of lost digital securities. Issuer or their transfer agent may charge a fee for replacement of digital securities.

The Ethereum blockchain keeps all transaction history public using the public key of digital wallets. Investors may want to control access to the public key of their digital wallet except when they have to share the public key with a counterparty to execute a transaction. We advise investors to review Managing Privacy and Security on Public Blockchains before making an investment.

If the Ethereum blockchain is split or forked into two or more branches, CineBlock Films will, in its sole discretion, decide which branch of Ethereum it will use. Any investment commitment tokens issued by CineBlock Films will be valid only on the branch of Ethereum which CineBlock Films decides to use. Excluding the replacement of investment commitment tokens, CineBlock Films will not be liable for any loss, damage or injury or for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, exemplary, or consequential damages arising from or related to a split of the Ethereum blockchain. Post-subscription, investors must contact the issuer or issuer’s transfer agent to find out the branch of Ethereum which will be valid for the digital securities in the event of a split of the Ethereum blockchain.