Lambert Media Group's Michael Lambert and Sam Englebardt have partnered with investor William D. Johnson to form specialty film financing banner Demarest Films.
Aiming to fill the niche for high-end specialty films, veteran exhibitor Daniel Crown and indie producer Daniela Taplin Lundberg have launched Gotham-based Red Crown Prods. for development and…
With summer 3D blockbusters, about to hit, it's tough to be niche.
What does it take to make a successful specialty film label? With the shuttering of Warner Independent Pictures and Picturehouse last month, followed by Paramount bringing its Vantage label into the…
Studio specialty divisions are no longer low-budget arthouse arms: Last year, the cost of production for specialty pics rose a whopping 60% vs. an 8% rise for major-studio titles.
Sequels had their day in the sun in 2007, but specialty films found dwindling auds.
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.9M Cumulative:$152.4M Fox -23.45%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.6M Cumulative:$39.3M Universal Pictures -27.93%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$23.8M Disney -8.99%