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WHAT ARE THE INDIE NUMBERS?

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in Filmmaking
on Mar 5, 2009

“Everything is over 6” — meaning budgeted millions — “or under 1,” a producer friend says. “There are no 3s.” “Everything’s 3 now,” an agent counters in an unrelated conversation. “3 is the new ‘6 – 8.'” “1 – 3 is impossible — it’s the union/non-union no-man’s land,” I paraphrase another producing friend. Meanwhile, more than one financier says to me, “1.2 is the number.”

How to keep it all straight?

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