Journey Did Not Pay For Their New Documentary (A Top Story)
When they didn't, she found other ways to fund the work – and by the time they did want to contribute cash, she didn't want to take it.
Keep On Believin': Everyman's Journey follows the rise of previously-unknown vocalist Arnel Pineda from his hiring in 2008 to the 2010 Eclipse album recording sessions, and his return home to the poverty-stricken Filipino city of Manila.
Director Ramona Diaz tells Ultimate Classic Rock that the financial aspect "never came together" during production. She explains: "It would have been different if the band came to us and said, 'Hey, make this film.' We were sort of going after that; when they finally said yes we couldn't say, 'Oh, yeah, can you pay for it?'
"My producer put it on her credit cards, and when she ran out of that I borrowed money from my family. Then we got some investors from friends and family – small, small amounts of money." - more on this story
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