WHAT'S THE DEAL? Studios scrutinizing producer pacts

LaPorte, Nicole; Gardner, Chris
July 2006
Daily Variety;7/11/2006, Vol. 292 Issue 5, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on some rich production deals that are being renegotiated as U.S. studios re-evaluate the return on investment for deals that carry enormous overhead. The key considerations in studios' scrutiny of production include the number of employees they are willing to pay for and how generous a gross-point deal they are willing to accept.


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