There is a place in the market for quality independent films that focus on entertainment value, originality, and foreign market viability. The following is an excerpt from a recent Forbes article.

Heck, Universal basically printed money with The Purge ($89 million on a budget of $3m) and The Best Man Holiday ($71m on a $17m budget). We may be in an eventual situation where it’s the small budget smash hits that cushion the blow from the failing would-be blockbusters.  For the moment, with too few major studios releasing too few “smaller” films, the tent poles that work now merely work to protect the studios from the financial harm of the tent poles that don’t.  The future of the film industry may not be just mega-budget superhero films, but smaller-budgeted genre entries…

Read the entire Forbes article here.