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Why Production Value Matters

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Contributed By Glen Berry

  1. Production Value is a Method of Evaluating Quality
  2. Production Value is Easily Assessed
  3. The Industry Will not Permit Low Production Value

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  • Commercial value of a movie will be evaluated on the basis of production value, which says nothing about the artistic quality of the piece.
  • Even the most unsophisticated of viewers can and will make a judgment about the production value of your film in a matter of moments.
  • The film industry is far too competitive to deliver projects of low production value. You must maximize the value that each dollar delivers to the picture.
Why Production Value Matters
A description of the importance of production value and why it matters to the independent producer.
Production Value Defined
A detailed definition of the term, Production Value, with examples and a clip.
Production Value Defined
A detailed definition of the term "production value".
The Cost of Production Value
Examples of actual costs of bringing production value to a shoot and an examination of the mindset of the producer in regard to ambition and motivation.
Put Money on the Screen
A discussion of common pitfalls for producers when making decisions about where to allocate funding, as well as where that money should be spent instead.