TITLE

With biz at a crossroads, sharp turns from the current path are imperative

AUTHOR(S)
Moore, Schuyler M.
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Hollywood Reporter;2/18/2009, Vol. 408 Issue 31, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's comments on steps that can be taken to minimize the impact of recession on the television and motion picture industry. He says that the industry needs to revert to the studio system that ended during the 1950s, by which lead actors were signed to long-term contracts with reasonable and fixed compensation. He suggests suing actors for breach of contract. He suggests video on demand and DVDs being made available the same day with the theatrical release.
ACCESSION #
37166726

 

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