This article was written by Eriq Gardner.
Anthony Millan knows how hard it is to make money in the independent film sector these days.
But after spending more than a decade as a financing consultant for Lionsgate, Relativity Media, Voltage Pictures and others, Millan recently took a major plunge anyway, raising nearly $10 million from associates and hedge funds to form Catch 22 Entertainment, his new full-service indie production, distribution and marketing outfit.
“It’s the Wild West right now in terms of financing a film,” says Millan, who hopes to invest in dozens of films with budgets ranging from $25,000-$25 million. “You have to look hard, but there are still great ways to find a nice reward, including making investments in small-budget films and gaining a profit from your own marketing and distribution.”
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