producers or know what a producer does?
It’s funny, even if you’re Kennedy/Marshall, a lot of people don’t know who any of these producers are – unless you go up to win that Oscar. And they still don’t remember your name! Like, do you remember the name of the producer who produced Crash? We’re the unsung heroes.
So you get the big Oscar at the end of the Academy Awards then?
You get the big one, the last one, the Best Picture. Whether it’s the studio or the independent world, we all aspire to be recognized by our peers and have them say, “You did the best job. You’re at the top of the best and everybody really respects you for what you did.” I had a great feeling in Toronto the other night [at the premiere of Battle in Seattle]. We had a lot of interest [from distributors], and we had four offers. But the standing ovation at the end for 15 minutes –