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This Business of Film: A Practical Guide to Achieving Success in the Film Industry
This is a book about the business of film. In the popular imagination, the film business consists of a handful of big-name Los Angeles studios, the films these studios release, and the movie stars that appear in them. While it is true that the major studios are responsible for producing and distributing the movies that receive the most public attention and attract the most ...more
Hardcover, 347 pages
Published February 3rd 2009 by Lone Eagle Publishing Company
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This was a great intro book on the film industry. My greatest interest is in how to fund independent films, and this book helped me get a strong handle on what that entails. It also helped me understand how the whole industry works together, including what one can expect from different entities within the industry, including investors, producers, cast, directors, crew and distributors. One great lesson in this book was the explanation was the pitfalls one should avoid when starting in the indust ...more