Let’s consider the business model issue from the point of view of a creator, a storyteller, a person whose goal is to make a living making a story. From a highly reductionist point of view, we’ve got five key challenges to making a model that works in the modern media age:
FUNDING: Where am I going to get the money to make this?
RETURN: What do the funders expect to get back for that funding?
SUSTAINABILITY: How am I going to pay my personal bills as a
AUDIENCE: Is there an audience for what I want to make and who are they?
PROMOTION: How will get this work out to this audience?