First Entertainment Credit Union, the premier financial partner to creators in the entertainment community, participated in Cine Gear Expo LA 2022, a technology exhibition designed for artists and technicians to discover the latest in state-of-the-art media technology, software, and equipment. The event was held June 9th through the 12th at the Los Angeles Convention Center in California.
“Cine Gear Expo LA was a perfect way to connect with behind-the-scenes creators in the cinematic arts,” said Rami Borsheh, VP of Consumer Lending. “We pride ourselves in helping those working in entertainment achieve their financial goals as they acquire the tools they need to pursue their professional aspirations. We couldn’t have been more excited to catch up with our existing members as well as meet new, talented filmmakers.”
Cine Gear Expo is an annual event for professionals engaged in the technology, entertainment, and media industry. The Expo featured more than 300 exhibits with over 30 complimentary workshops and seminars. First Entertainment received nearly $2 million in loan applications from Expo attendees and has already funded more than $500,000 in new loans to cinematographers and filmmakers.
“The exhibition was a celebration of artistic collaboration and technology that gave those working behind-the-scenes the opportunity to learn about the latest media and techniques for visual storytelling,” said Orman. “We greatly appreciate Cine Gear Expo for hosting us and allowing us to further support our community members as they pursue their dreams.”
About First Entertainment
Since 1967, First Entertainment Credit Union has served creators in the entertainment industry. Headquartered in Hollywood, Calif., First Entertainment provides banking and financial services through its 8 branches in Los Angeles County – including the Warner Bros., Sony, and Paramount studio locations – and manages $2 billion in assets with a team of more than 200 employees. First Entertainment provides financial solutions to nearly 90,000 members through accessible 24/7 digital banking, unique entertainment-industry financial products, services, and ATMs. Visit FirstEnt.org.