Since the indie way produces superior creative work, you’d think Hollywood would make it a priority to find a way to keep indie films alive. Whether it be fair acquisition fees, accounting to encourage sustainable-equity investment, producer overhead deals, or just trust in their collaborators, it would be nice if something was left of the old ways to give hope for indie film’s future.

Ted Hope’s thoughts on the Oscars

I don’t agree with all of Ted’s thoughts on where the independent film world should go from here, but I certainly agree that the current state is terribly unbalanced with regards to equitable creative and financial treatment of indie films and indie filmmakers.