Ed Burns on the State of Indie Films
Ever-present at the Tribeca Film Festival, Edward Burns talked to Entertainment Weekly about the state of indie films today.
He says, "When I got in, I was at the beginning of this great period where these little tiny films with no-name filmmakers and movies without stars were getting picked up for distribution. That lasted maybe a good five, 10 years or so. Now, people say, ‘No, that will never happen again.’ But it was much harder for us to make films than it was for these kids. They have that advantage. Like I said in the screening, if you didn’t get into a festival that was the end of your movie back then. Now, whether it’s YouTube or any other site… Who knows where we’re going to be in a couple years?”
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