CFTC: 3-2 in favor of approval of movie contracts -SO FAR. Posted on May 20, 2010 by admin What was said at the CFTC hearing on movie futures.Hollywood Reporter.Business Week. More.CFTC. Related PostsThe CFTC plans to hold a public hearing next week to examine the growing controversy surrounding a plan by two firms to offer futures contracts tied to box-office receipts.What the Cantor Exchange (HSX) and the Media Derivatives Exchange (MDEX) really said to the US Congress about movie futures (a.k.a. box-office derivatives) – [VIDEO]Every investment in film is gambling.