They say the hardest thing about writing a novel is the first word. In the movies, it’s the roller coaster of emotion. Once the process starts, the producer invariably gets carried away on a wave of excitement, euphoria and expectation. The creative side is always the fun bit. The boring stuff happens a lot later, when you have to come and meet jaded distributors like us to try to help get your film made. But we never tire of the wonderful passion that exudes from an independent film producer.