Indy Films Take On The Studios

Increasingly, independent films are becoming a major force in the movie industry. Why? “Independent and independent-minded films may earn less at the box office, but it’s easier for them to turn a profit, because they’re vastly cheaper to make. Even a little gem such as “Pieces of April,’ which has grossed about $1.7 million, is a moneymaker – because it cost only $300,000.”