Techcrunch had this very poignant post yesterday and I had to steal the title. The jest of it is that sometimes too much money is no good. Or that even with all the resources in the world nine women cannot produce a baby in one month – but sometimes it sure feels like we try.
So, even if you DO have your entire budget in the piggy bank, put it into a interest bearing CD and allow yourself to sit on your idea. Of course nobody in the independent film world has their piggy bank stocked. As you scramble for your budget for the next film remember that the universe is giving you ample time to gestate your next, perfect project. Voila.