Back in 2015 Femi Oguns, a UK talent agent, warned the industry: “There is a storm coming.” He was addressing the decision-makers who were not accepting the changes in the world and hence were not changing the industry towards ethnical diversity on screen and behind the lenses.
If you’ve ever spent some time watching a movie all the way through the end credits, it is hard to wrap your mind around the fact that it takes so many people to come together for a movie to become a final product. Every movie crew hopes to have a hit on their hands, but unfortunately, that isn’t always the case, and for a select few movies, they are relegated to becoming part of the cult films club.
‘All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.’ You must have come across this proverb before. It is an apt reflection of the typical human behavior, and a depiction of their innate tendency to balance things out. An over-worked soul looks for refreshment.
What do you do before the weekend starts? You watch a movie. What do you do when you’re extremely stressed and you desperately need a break? You watch a movie. What do you do when you need inspiration - a kick to start your life again? You watch a rejuvenating movie.
Obviously, there is a certain percentage of risk when you are dealing with money and investing in something. However, film investment is thought to be one of the most secure and reliable type of investment a person can choose considering a correlation of definite profit vs risk.