Indies battle deep pockets amidst the awards flurry

Weddle, David
October 2003
Daily Variety;10/29/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 18, Award Season Launch. pA4
Trade Publication
Focuses on the reaction of independent movie executives for receiving Academy Award nomination or Golden Globe recognition in the U.S. Flattery felt by HBO Films head of domestic distribution Dennis O'Connor for being mentioned in the Academy Awards; Fear of arthouse producers on the effect of a Philistine display of Oscar lust on Academy members; Importance of the guilds, critics organizations and industry associations on independent films.


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