Director of Film Finance
Chrissie Merrill is a recognized expert in the field of film tax credits and movie production incentives. As Monarch Private Capital’s Director of Film Finance, she is responsible for overall planning, investment strategy and acquisition of film, television and digital entertainment tax credits. Over the past several years, Merrill has earned a reputation as a savvy negotiator, establishing Monarch Private Capital’s role in the Georgia film industry as an influential partner. Merrill has placed more than $500 million in film tax credits in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, helping produce 50 films and thousands of jobs. She is a frequent panelist for industry finance programs and a film tax credit consultant to movie studio executives. Merrill serves on the board of the Atlanta Film Society.
Merrill earned a bachelor’s degree in business focusing on marketing and real estate from University of West Georgia.