Posts Tagged ‘50-50 net deal’

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A GREAT DISTRIBUTION TRICK (Rent-A-Distributor)
PRODUCERS GET F*CKED.

Hollywood (Warners, Paramount, 20th, Universal, Sony, Disney, etc.) have a simple saying that you, the independent filmmaker(s), have never heard… but they say it all the time & it is the truth.

So what is the saying?  I hope you’re an adult, mature and ready for honesty.

Okay, you are!

The saying is… “Producers get F*cked. Distributors do the F*cking”. That is not all of the saying.

Here comes the second part… “What do you want to be, the F*cker or the F**ckee?”

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(Harvey Weinstein is a great Producer for he controls content)

The key to success in Hollywood and with movies in general is to control content and be the person/company that (A) collects the money, (B) creates the accounting statement and (C) distributes (if any, Yuk-Yuk) the money.

The Movie Studios control content. They collect the monies; they make the accounting statements; and they decide if they are going to distribute any.

The movie studios control content… Thus, they have power.

Now for you, a filmmaker, to have power, you must be able to not only make a film but also control it.

The answer to “What do you want to be a…f*cker or f*ckee” is obviously you desire to be the one(f*cker) that is in control.

 

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