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the formula for success

the formula for success

Writer William Goldman famously said about the film biz, “Nobody knows anything.” Well, filmmakers hoping to strike it rich with can rely on a new formula for success that has already worked well twice. From an industry friend who finally saw “Little Miss Sunshine” over the weeked, that formula is:

quirky comedy + funny dance number at end + premiere at sundance + cinetic = big sell to fox searchlight

LMS has made nearly $15 million so far and shows no signs of slowing yet (“Napoleon Dynamite” made nearly $45 million two years ago).

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