At a time when studios are jockeying for a piece of the low-budget horror segment, Fallback Plan Productions is ramping up the indie "Scare Dares," a sub-$1 million indie chiller with an inventive…
"Ouija" is reaching out from the beyond -- Universal has pulled the pic from turnaround by slashing the budget and attaching "Paranormal Activity" shingle Blumhouse to help produce the cut-price…
While the number of new 3D pics seems to be leveling off Stateside, European filmmakers continue to expand with low-budget and arty 3D toons.
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The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner1Daily:$7.8M Cumulative:$32.5M Fox -42.23%
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Daily:$2.9M Cumulative:$12.8M Universal Pictures -42.27%
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Daily:$2.7M Cumulative:$11.6M Warner Brothers -44.36%
Though Argentina has an enviable system for state film-financing, now copied around Latin America, money remains tight, and the doling out of credits and subsidies can take years.
European production-sales house, Hengameh Panahi's Paris-based Celluloid Dreams, is entering micro-budget production.
Paramount's launching an initiative aimed at spending $1 million annually to develop and produce micro-budget films.