by financial people instead of creative visionaries like Jack Warner. Today’s films are constructed around a host of commercial themes instead of artistic ones and that is why you get a whole lot of special effects and very little storyline. Explosions and clever product placement sell more tickets than gripping stories.
When you think about how the odds are stacked so heavily against the financial success of a truly independent film it is a wonder that any at all get made. It is a testament to the creative and irrepressible spirit of independent filmmakers around the world. While filmmaking is first and foremost a business these days it will always rely on its creative aspect to keep the customers happy. This is why creative people are drawn to this industry despite the odds of success being heavily against them. Film production is and always will be a form of art