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.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
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.