… film-going in America is not a growth business, especially now that people have so many media to distract them at home. The share of Americans who attend a cinema at least once a month declined from 30% in 2000 to 10% in 2011…
Ouch! Why do I want to be a filmmaker again? Ted Hope also weighs in:
So where does this leave us?
- Young filmmakers interesting in quality character-driven tales should go into TV.
- If the studios & their heaps of cash get out of the tentpole business, who is going to take their place?
- The business model is broken. Who is doing something to fix it? Why is this not an industry level discussion?
- Now would be a good time to launch a micro-budget global transmedia development/production/distro company.