The Color of Money

Pomerantz, Dorothy
May 2009
Forbes Asia;5/11/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p41
The article focuses on the problems faced by film producers in raising funds for film projects in the U.S. It reports that banks are lending money to filmmakers they know and for movies that have good box-office potential. In early 2008 loans were costing 2.25% over Libor, which has now become as much as 4%. Even though the U.S. domestic box office is holding up, digital video discs (DVD) sales are down and foreign distributors are showing interest only in the most popular Hollywood fare.


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