A film featuring fast-rising stars Josh Hartnett and Julia Stiles would seem to have commercial potential written all over it. But because the movie climaxes with deadly shootings on a high school…
As far as the indie film biz is concerned, death and taxes aren't the only inevitable things in life. There's one more item on the list: The going is tough and it always will be.
Every year seems to bring another take on how the indies are really in trouble this time and how they will they ever get out of it. And in many respects, 2001 is no exception.
Here's a challenge. Let's lose the label "independent" film, throw it out like we've tossed other dusty anachronisms like "mutually assured destruction," "information superhighway" and "dot-com…
Web sites for major Hollywood films may not have changed much over the years, but summer 2001 signals that studios are spending more money on the Web overall.
BUSINESS TYPE:Interactive TV developer JOB TITLE:President and CEO AGE:Not disclosed BIGGEST CHALLENGE:Executing the business plan you have for yourself. THE NEXT TREND:True integration of…
BUSINESS TYPE:Advertainment packager JOB TITLES:CEO (Bedell), President (McLean) AGE:30, 33, respectively BIGGEST CHALLENGE:Identifying the decision makers in Hollywood and Madison Ave. who…
BUSINESS TYPE:Entertainment Netcaster JOB TITLE:President & chief operating officer AGE:29 BIGGEST CHALLENGE:Establishing sponsored productions as an alternative and more cost-effective means of…
BUSINESS TYPE:Digital video gurus AGES:29, 31 and 30, respectively BIGGEST CHALLENGE:Telling good stories THE NEXT TREND:People will stop adding “… for digital video” after they say “That looks…
BUSINESS TYPE:TV production company JOB TITLE:Executive vice president AGE:38 BIGGEST CHALLENGE:To continue to put great programming on the air and in convergent media that is compelling and…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$258.3M Disney 3.68%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$150.7M Paramount Pictures -0.62%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$20.6M Warner Brothers / New Line -0.71%