Edgerton, Gary
January 1986
Journal of Film & Video;Winter86, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p40
Academic Journal
An essay is presented on the emergence of film bureaus in the U.S. in the mid-1980s. It discusses the relationship of film agencies to independent filmmaking. It outlines the role and functions of film commissions as well as its goals relevant to the film industry as a whole. Indeed, it examines the effect of the growth of film and TV bureaus in the state of independent film production and distribution across the country.


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