Line-item budgeting and film production

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dc.contributor.author Frandsen, Thomas
dc.contributor.author Friis, Ivar
dc.contributor.author Hansen, Allan
dc.date.accessioned 2011-11-23
dc.date.accessioned 2012-08-13T13:27:11Z
dc.date.available 2012-08-13T13:27:11Z
dc.date.issued 2012-08-13
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10398/8483
dc.description.abstract This paper explores the role of budgeting in the Danish film industry and seeks to illustrate the positive effects a line-budget might have on the creativity and innovativeness in film production. In our analysis we provide illustrative examples of the enabling and facilitating role of budget constraints on film production from the Danish film industry in general as well as from a case study of the process of making the Danish film “The Island of Lost Souls” in particular. We draw on Elster (2000)’s constraint theory and suggest that the constraints imposed on agents by line-item budgeting under some circumstances lead to situations where ‘less is more’ as line-item budgeting might be used to focus creative behavior as well as pre-commit the agent against passion and time inconsistency. en_US
dc.format.extent 43 en_US
dc.language eng en_US
dc.title Line-item budgeting and film production en_US
dc.type cp en_US
dc.accessionstatus modt12aug13 anmn en_US
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS en_US
dc.contributor.department Institut for Produktion og Erhvervsøkonomi en_US
dc.contributor.departmentshort PEØ en_US
dc.contributor.departmentuk Department of Operations Management en_US
dc.contributor.departmentukshort OM en_US
dc.description.notes Paper presented at the workshop on Creativity and Control, 4.-5. April, 2011, Barcelona, Spanien en_US
dc.idnumber x656316739 en_US
dc.publisher.city Frederiksberg en_US
dc.publisher.year 2011 en_US
dc.title.subtitle Exploring some benefits of constraints on creativity and aesthetic value creation en_US


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