How easy the film can be promoted to its particular audience.
How the distributors feel the film will actually performs in the market
place. (How long it will ‘play’ for)
Revenues from non-box office sources, e.g video rentals and sources
such as Netflix, merchandise (toys, etc.) etc.
Box office sales
The amount of money raised by ticket sales
A film shot in the UK which is financed from abroad (usually the US)
A film partly funding by a UK company and European
A film that that sustains widespread popularity and achieves
A film intended to be a serious artistic work, often experimental and
not designed for mass appeal.
A film whose release itself is considered a major event, such as an
anticipated sequel or a big budget film with major stars generating
considerable attention and state-of-the-art special effects.
Making copies and making a potential audience aware of the film
The playing of the film in cinemas