The IFFR is a large association which screens almost 500 films in twelve days and these entries consist of many Asian films at large, especially independent ones. This makes it a very large authority and a preferred place of choice for independent films and filmmakers to showcase their films and raise it to a global scale. Grech (2001) identifies that the 30th IFFR festival did see a lot of short films which were short budgeted and there were many Asian films in the list. He points out that there were a lot of short filmmakers who had proposed their films at the festival, and that these films were primarily being made with the filmmakers own money without any major participation from producers and financiers. This is because producers and financiers have major interest in recovering their invested money with a hefty profit and significant returns, which is known to hinder and obstruct the artistic ability displayed by small filmmakers who eventually decides to invest on their own. Grech points out a case of a film named ‘Confessions of a Sociopath’, whose maker Gibbons was a heroin addict and he tried to document his own story in the film and, this was a unique selling proposition by Gibbons as it was a real story, his story, and according to him would be liked by the audience who are often looking for more of reality in movies than fiction and drama.