I spent some time booking films for rep, and got quite used to the system.
Some of the pathways are incredibly obvious, some perhaps a little less so.
Let’s take a look at 16 of the ways that movies make money. The night of those first public screenings, a local news crew came down and poked their cameras into everybody’s faces.
According to Beta Beat, one of the most popular cam girls - who goes by Little Red Bunny - rakes in $4.99 per minute.
Top earners like her can end up making an impressive $1million a year, says a spokesperson.
Neither UIP or ABC cinemas exist any longer for me to check, but I think it was 105% of every ticket’s value that had to come out of the cinema’s safe and pay for the privilege to screen Every adult ticket sold was costing the cinema something like 25p.