“Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent.”

—Marlon Brando

Finance in the Cloud

As with any type of business endeavour, money plays an important role in the production process. Defining budgets and then tracking actual costs as they happen are two important components of this process, but what’s most important (aside perhaps from how much the production ultimately ends up making) is getting money with which to fund the production in the first place.

Often financing works in tandem with budgeting. Preparing a production with an all-star cast will likely require greater funding (though one would hope that it would likewise lead to greater revenue) and a large budget as a result. On the other hand, not being ...

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