Star Power Is Anything But.

Star Power Is Anything But.

I can’t speak for studios, but in the indie marketplace, this fundamental shift of star power declining could be good news for producers. A solid script and a proven producer might be a bigger value to buyers than a star’s name.

23 Comments
Why Films Under $2m Can’t Catch a Break

Why Films Under $2m Can’t Catch a Break

Something that bigger-budget producers unknowingly take for granted is the availability of different types of financing. But any ultra low budget producer (under $2m) can tell you with frustrating familiarity that they can fit their financing structure on a postage stamp.

33 Comments
Money for Nothing: The Gappetite of Lenders

Money for Nothing: The Gappetite of Lenders

The gap market all but dried up last year (down from it’s ridiculous 40% three years ago.) Now, the gappetite of lenders is back up to a respectable 20% of budget (while the gappetite of producers still remains at 100%).

4 Comments