Above-the-Line When referring to a picture’s budget, it is the budgeted cost for acquisition of rights, writers, producer, director, and principal cast.

Accredited Investor Investors (1) who are experienced in investments similar in amount and risk of the one being offered and (2) that have a minimum net worth demonstrating their ability to financially withstand the investment’s failure and further evidences their financial sophistication. In the United States, “accredited investor” and “sophisticated investor” are language used by state and federal security and exchange commissions to describe investors according to parameters 1 and 2 in the ...

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