The Movie Business Book

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©  2020  Jason E. Squire

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        Drawing from a variety of experts in an industry that has seen major disruptions and technology advancements since the Third Edition, The Movie Business Book offers a comprehensive, authoritative overview of this fascinating, global business.

    A must-read for film students and industry newcomers, this new edition features key movers and shakers, such as filmmaker-actor Jay Duplass, (The Puffy Chair, Cyrus), Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige, Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn, director Doug Liman (Edge of Tomorrow, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Bourne Identity), National Amusements President Shari E. Redstone, Warner Bros. Pictures Worldwide Marketing President Blair Rich, and many others.

    A definitive sourcebook, it covers the nuts-and-bolts details about financing, revenue streams, marketing, globalization, micro-budgets and much more.


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         “If anyone is still crazy enough to want to be in the movie business, they should absolutely read this book!"

    Tom Rothman

     Chairman, Motion Picture Group

            Sony Pictures Entertainment

        “This book covers all the bases for anyone interested in film, from running a studio to distributing your own indie film. Squire has

assembled an impressive group of professionals who make their living making movies. Who better to learn from?”

    Mary Sweeney

    Chair, Film Independent Board of Directors

        “As storytellers, it’s vital to know both creative and business issues. This book is a valuable source for navigating your career.”

    Stan Lee

    Founder, Chief Creative Officer

            POW! Entertainment

        “A valuable book full of smarts and straight talk. I use it in my class

at USC.”

    Leonard Maltin

    Film Critic and Historian

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