Jeffrey Sipe

  • Biz

Following the money

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Almost since its inception, the film industry has managed to be counter cyclical in relation to the economy. Today, however, widespread economic problems are reflected clearly in the current state of…

Marketplace

That '80s show

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According to the American Film Market's first prexy, Bobby Meyers, it all started with an early '80s article in Variety in which the writer presented a litany of complaints about Cannes' film market…

Chasing fantasy

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Riding into the marketplace on the coattails of a blockbuster is a time-honored tradition in Hollywood. Given the worldwide B.O. and merchandising success of New Line's "The Lord of the Rings"…

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