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Fast Fact: New Opportunities for Indy FilmmakersTop five new project opportunities
In this weekly quick feature, TrendWatch founding partner Jim Whittington offers you interesting factoids based on market research from the broadcast and graphics industries. This week, see where independent filmmakers are finding new projects.
Fact: Ranking of top five new project opportunities for independent filmmakers:
4-Corporate videos and films
Why should you care?
100% of U.S. independent filmmakers cite new projects as their #1 new business opportunity in 2004. To snag new projects, many Indies look for partnerships. One in four (27%) say subcontracting their services to another firm represents new business. 21% see new business coming from partnering with another firm. At the same time, 55% claim that finding the financial resources to grow their businesses is a top challenge. Beyond the business side, 35% say they are wrestling with "working with HD video."
-- Excerpted from the TrendWatch Visual Effects/Dynamic Media Report Issue #4, Winter 2003-2004
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