It’s hard to get good financial data about independent films. Often they don’t keep good records, or lie about their numbers. But Stephen Follows, a UK-based consultant and producer, has peeled back the curtain on what it’s like to self-finance and self-distribute an independent film in Europe. Spoiler alert: It isn’t easy, and the case study film loses money.

Read his excellent full post: The full costs and income of a £1million indie film