" on . In the first 48 hours it got 50,000 views.just released "
Contrast his other 2007 film "" which got theatrical release. Prayers opened in theaters with an opening Wknd of $10.3K (USA) and a gross of $68.7K (USA).
A filmmaker friend comments, "If Prayers grossed 68K it lost money, didn't make any. Prints and PR etc would cost a lot more than 68K."
The "free" YouTube release might actually make *more* money than theatrical release if it results in increased DV sales.
For the next edition of Digital Video Secrets , need to expand the YouTube chapter and seek an interview with Mr. Wang.