TITLE

Cost prohibitive

AUTHOR(S)
Kaufman, Anthony
PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
Daily Variety;2/27/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 45, pB4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the Independent Spirit Awards' policy of selecting films based on financial criteria. Increase in the budget ceiling; Decision of the nominating committee to present a Special Distinction Award to Focus Feature's "21 Grams," starring Sean Penn, Benecio del Toro and Naomi Watts; Attempt to refine the policy with the addition of the clause "economy of means" with particular attention paid to total budget and individual compensation.
ACCESSION #
12411423

 

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