HEY GIRL HEY ENTERTAINMENT AND A NEW TAKE SIX FILMS LAUNCH FOR FALL

GETTING FINANCE FOR MOVIES IS NEVER AN EASY TASK. I’VE HAD INVESTORS PUT UP MONIES AFTER A LUNCH MEETING AND LITERALLY WALK ACROSS THE STREET TO DEPOSIT FUNDS. THAT IS ACTUALLY A RED FLAG. I’VE HAD CONVERSATIONS WITH FANCY LAWYERS WHO THINK THEY EITHER WANT TO ACT OR PUT THEIR KIDS IN MOVIES AND THEY PUT UP MONEY RATHER QUICKLY AND THAT IS ACTUALLY POSSIBLY A BIGGER RED FLAG. NOTHING WORSE THAN A LAYWER WHO THINKS HE’S AN ACTOR. AND WHEN A LAWYER ASKS YOU TO PUT HIS SON OR DAUGHTER IN A MOVIE, YOU REALLY HAVE A RESPONSIBILITY TO DO THE RIGHT THING. AND THE RIGHT THING IS TO AUDITION THE KID AND MAKE SURE HE OR SHE ISN’T GOING TO MAKE A FOOL OF THEMSELVES. SOMETIMES IT WORKS, SOMETIMES IT DOES NOT. THIS BUSINESS IS A RELATIONSHIP BUSINESS ANYWAY YOU LOOK AT IT. IT’S JUST LIKE ANY OTHER BUSINESS OR IS IT?

I’VE MADE A TEN MILLION DOLLAR MOVIE THAT FLOPPED. IT WAS DISTRIBUTED IN OVER 2400 THEATERS AND WORLDWIDE. BUT MOVIES FLOP FOR SO MANY REASONS BEYOND OUR CONTROL. I BELIEVE EVERYONE STARTS OUT TO MAKE A GREAT FILM BUT EGOS, MONEY, CONTROL, AND PERSONALITY DISORDERS CAN GET IN THE WAY.

EACH PROJECT COMES INTO IT’S OWN. TAKE THE CURRENT FILM WE ARE WORKING ON. WE HAVE BEEN THROUGH SIX, COUNT THEM – SIX REITERATIONS OF A FILM. WE STARTED 15 MONTHS AGO WITH WHAT WE THOUGHT WAS A FUN MOVIE BUT WITH AN INEXPERIENCED WRITER WHO COULDN’T GET OUT OF HIS OWN WAY. WE WERE ALMOST HELD HOSTAGE AND DECIDED TO MOVE ON. WE MOVED ON TO ANOTHER CRAZY FILM THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN A BLAST BUT REMEMBER ABOVE WHEN CRAZY LAWYERS GET INVOLVED? BETTER TO JUST MOVE ON. THEN, JUST WHEN YOU THINK YOU FINALLY HAVE A GREAT LITTLE FILM TO PRODUCE, THE UNTHINKABLE HAPPENS AND AN INNER CIRCLE MEMBER TRIES TO HOLD YOU HOSTAGE. IT’S ACTUALLY COMICAL. BUT HAVING A PRODUCING PARTNER, JAMES ALLEN BRADLEY, WHO TAKES IT IN STRIDE IS REALLY KEY. AT LEAST WE CAN LAUGH AT OURSELVES AND NOT TAKE OURSELVES TOO SERIOUSLY.

SO WE’RE ON TO TAKE SIX. YES, TAKE SIX. BUT NOW THERE ARE NO LAWYERS, NO WANT TO BE ACTORS, NO KIDS, OR ANIMALS TO COST YOU MORE MONEY, NO EGOS, NO GREEDY PARTICIPANTS, NO CONTROL FREAKS, JUST PEOPLE WHO WANT TO MAKE A GOOD, IF NOT GREAT MOVIE.

FILM FUNDING IS NEVER AN EASY TASK. BUT WE HAVE HAD THAT ALL ALONG WITH JASON VAN EMAN AND WEATHERVANE PRODUCTIONS. IT’S AN INNATE SENSIBILITY AND A TRUST THAT IS BUILT OVER TIME WHEN OTHERS QUESTION VALIDITY OF DOZENS OF FINANCED FILMS, THEY STICK BY YOU. AND ALL WE WANT TO DO IS MAKE A GOOD IF NOT GREAT MOVIE. REMINISCENT OF THE ORION PICTURE DAYS, JASON VAN EMAN, BEN MCCONLEY AND WEATHERVANE PRODUCTIONS CAN PROVIDE PRODUCERS WITH THE ONE THING THEY CHERISH MOST. CREATIVE AUTONOMY. OH…AND THE ABILITY TO LAUGH AT OURSELVES FOR TAKING SO LONG TO MAKE A GOOD, IF NOT GREAT MOVIE.

TAKE SIX FILMS LAUNCHES SEPTEMBER 8, 2015.

Article Resource:-http://www.heygirlheyentertainment.com/blog/2015/7/21/hey-girl-hey-entertainment-and-a-new-take-six-films-launch-for-fall

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