Interesting in the middle of the Raindance Film Festival to meet so many filmmakers from around the world.
It reminded me of coming back from the Cannes Film Festival this spring where I ran into two veteran British film producers who between them had produced nigh onto 60 features, been nominated for or won several Oscars and who by any standard are considered to be highly successful.
They both were very negative about the future of the film industry and the prospects of making films like they had been over the past thirty years. ‘Independent Cinema’ is dead they argued.
I beg to differ.
So I just wrote the 7 Challenges Facing Independent Filmmakers