Archive for the ‘Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix’ tag
The skills of studio accountants are a legendary, never-ending story of deceit and flim-flam. Now that the studios are essentially doing all their TV production in-house, it’s getting worse. But sometimes the good-guys/creatives get what’s theirs.
Celador, the creator of ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire’ won an award of $269M (they will fight on appeal, of course).
Don Johnson is set to receive $23M from ‘Nash Bridges.’
Jack Klugman is still fighting NBC over money from the 1976 series ‘Quincy.’
And it goes on….
Here’s the net profits top sheet from the accounting for ‘Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix’ (via Deadline Hollywood). read it and weep…
Everyone complains how the Internet is preventing artists & creatives from making money from their IP and efforts, but studio accountants do them worse.