Most independent films never see the light of day. The overwhelming majority of independent films never make a profit or see any kind of meaningful distribution. Most independent films are only watched by friends, family and audiences at second-tier film festivals, and then disappear completely. Continue reading Most independent films never
The biggest box office hits of their time – “Jaws” in the 1970s and “Titanic” in the 1990s — were a nightmare to shoot, went massively over budget and their directors honestly thought that they would never work again. Instead, “Jaws” and “Titanic” catapulted Steven Spielberg and James Cameron to the rarefied heights where no one questions their financial and artistic judgement.
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