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Embracing innovation: a new methodology for feature film production in Australia

Innovation Information technology Screen industry Films and film making Australia
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Do too many Australian films fall into a budgetary 'no-man's land' - not big enough to compete with the US studios, yet too big to stand a chance of commercial viability in a market flooded with independent films? This paper offers a ten-step plan for reducing production costs, including a first dollar share for filmmakers, fair returns for cast and crew, more realistic budget models and simplified reporting obligations.

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