Why investing in this movie is a good bet.
One reason many movies fail to make money is because they pin all their hopes on a theatrical
release, and try to get into theatres, competing with the big Hollywood studios. (Keep in mind
that 3/4 of all Hollywood movies lose money even with theatrical releases and big advertsing
With this movie, my prime goal is to get it on TV. This movie is a "chick flick" romance, the kind
of movie that is very popular with women, and which is family friendly for the TV networks. In
Canada, CTV pays $70,000 to air a movie, and CBC and W TV are similar. In the US networks
pay about $200,000. With a total budget of only $100,000 you can see that if it airs just ONCE or
maybe twice it will make good money.
By making our prime goal TV instead of theatrical release, we can be quite confident that it will
get on TV at least a few times, and thereby make money. If you check your TV schedule you
will see that some pretty awful movies get aired!
If you watch a lot of movies on TV like I do, you will see that some movies are shown
repeatedly, for 30 years or more! Many movies air every 6 months or so. This means ongoing
profits for a long time.
This is going to be a good movie, and it DOES have a chance for theatrical release. It will be the
kind of movie that film festivals love, and festival attention will get it distributor attention. We
stand the chance of having it picked up by a distributor for a big cash buyout, or cash and
ongoing royalties. If this happens, it is a big bonus for us all. My intent is to make a movie that
will win awards, and get festival attention and media attention. Cross your fingers, a theatrical
release is a real possibility, and if a distributor picks it up for this purpose, they will take care of
the advertising and all the details.
In addition, new opportunities are opening up all the time, with download movie services and
pay per view on the internet as well. DVD sales are an additional proven source of ongoing
Even though it is low budget, it will look first class. I am really good at casting and directing,
and you can be sure great acting will be a big part of this movie.
I am investing my own money and will cover any over budget amount.
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NEWS.... September 1. Just saw an article on the net with some of the newest technology news
regarding new ways to watch movies. This will definitely benefit our movie!!
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc unveiled a smaller, cheaper version of its Web-to-TV device on
Wednesday, stepping up a battle with Google Inc and Microsoft Corp for control of the digital living
The new Apple TV device, which accesses content from the Internet and plays it on a TV, will sell for
$99. It is a quarter the size of the original, which cost $229.
The 4-inch-square device allows users to rent TV shows for 99 cents and first-run films for $4.99, and
to watch them on their TV.
The centerpiece of the event for reporters and investors was Apple TV, which the company
introduced in 2006 but which never became a big hit.
Jobs once referred to Apple TV as a hobby, but made clear that the company is now ready to seriously
focus on marrying the Web to TV, a combination that is also in the sights of some of the world's most
creative and deep-pocketed companies, including Google, Microsoft and Amazon.com Inc.
"They're beginning to shift the paradigm for a very entrenched behavior," said Altimeter analyst
Michael Gartenberg, who attended the event. "TV viewing hasn't changed that much in 50 years.
They're trying to shift that behavior the way they shifted phone behavior."
Alongside renting TV shows and movies, Apple TV users will be able to stream content from video
rental site Netflix Inc. Netflix shares closed 7.5 percent higher on Nasdaq.
Apple's shares rose almost 3 percent, roughly in line with a broadly higher Nasdaq composite index.
Apple said it has struck rental deals with Walt Disney Co's ABC and News Corp's Fox. "We think the
rest of the studios will see the light and get on board pretty fast," Jobs said.
Rival Google is taking a slightly different path with its latest offering of Google TV, which allows
viewers to search and watch programs, DVR recordings and the Internet in one fell swoop.
Some new TVs will come Google TV-ready, though plans are in the works to market a separate
stand-alone device in the fall. Google is working with the cable and satellite distributors.