Case studies <br />INFLUENCES OF DISTRIBUTION.<br />
Choice of Distribution. <br />Before creating our teaser trailer I believe <br />We would need to understand which production company would be appropriate to distribute our film.<br />After looking at our key influences;<br /><ul><li>The Oman
The Children </li></ul>All of which are of a 15 certificate and are horror/thrillers. In order to help us decide which would be a rightful distributer I have made case studies of their success. <br />
‘The Omen’ (2006)<br />Distributed by 20th century fox.<br />A remake of the 1976 horror classic The Omen (1976), an American official realizes that his young son may literally be the devil incarnate. <br />Genre: Horror/Thriller<br />Release Date:<br />6 June 2006 (UK)<br />Budget:<br />$25,000,000 (estimated) <br />Opening Weekend:<br />$16,026,496 (USA) (11 June 2006) (2723 Screens) <br />Gross:<br />$119,498,909 (Worldwide) <br />
Ratings for ‘The Oman’<br />Arithmetic mean = 5.7. Median = 6<br />Overall ‘The Oman’ counts for 5.4*. <br />
The Shining (1980)<br />Production company: Warners Bros Pictures.<br />A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future. <br />Release Date:<br />23 May 1980 (USA)<br />Budget:<br />$22,000,000 (estimated) <br />Opening Weekend:<br />$622,337 (USA) (26 May 1980) (10 Screens) <br />Gross:<br />$44,017,374 (USA) (31 December 1980) <br />
Ratings for ‘The Shining’<br />Overall rating for ‘The Shining’: 8.5*<br />
‘The Orphanage’ (2007)<br />Production Company: ‘Warners Bros Pictures’<br />A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, where she opens an orphanage for handicapped children. Before long, her son starts to communicate with an invisible new friend. <br />Release Date:<br />21 March 2008 (UK)<br />Opening Weekend:<br />€5,247,378 (Spain) (14 October 2007) (350 Screens) <br />Gross:<br />$7,159,147 (USA) (6 April 2008) <br />
Ratings for ‘The Orphanage’:<br />Arithmetic mean = 7.8. Median = 8<br />Overall ratings for ‘The Orphanage’:7.6*<br />
‘The Children’ (2008)<br />Production company: Vertigo Films <br />A relaxing Christmas vacation turns into a terrifying fight for survival as the children begin to turn on their parents. <br />Release Date:<br />5 December 2008 (UK)<br />Opening Weekend:<br />£98,205 (UK) (7 December 2008) (132 Screens) <br />Gross:<br />£199,259 (UK) (14 December 2008) <br />
Ratings for ‘The Children’:<br />Arithmetic mean = 6.2. Median = 7<br />Overall ratings for ‘The Children’ 6.2*:<br />
Conclusion<br />In conclusion, Warner Bros Pictures is most appropriate as used most in our teaser trailer influences. Therefore we’ll use this production company logo as an distributer at the beginning of our trailer along our own production logo and the legal certificate.<br />
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