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Producing for Profit by Andrew Stevens

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Prologue

I’ve been a professional in the entertainment industry for more than four decades. I served on the board of directors of the Independent Film and Television Alliance (IFTA) from 2001 through 2009. I also served for several years as vice chairman, and then chairman, of the Independent Producers Association (IPA), which from time to time has been active in collective bargaining for independent producers and production companies. I have been involved in many guild negotiations with both the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and the Directors Guild of America (DGA) on behalf of the constituency of the IPA, and I was one of the architects of the current DGA/IPA multi-tiered low-budget agreement (available on the DGA website).

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