Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
Moon - The British Film Industry
Moon - The British Film Industry
Moon - The British Film Industry
Moon - The British Film Industry
Moon - The British Film Industry
Moon - The British Film Industry
Moon - The British Film Industry
Moon - The British Film Industry
Moon - The British Film Industry
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

Moon - The British Film Industry


Published on

Published in: Education
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Total Views
On Slideshare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

No notes for slide


  • 1. MOON Y12 Media Studies The British Film Industry
  • 2. Budget and Box Office
    • Budget: $5 million
    • (Although this may sound a lot, it really isn’t!)
    • Box Office: worldwide $7,917,854 (£1.3m UK)
    • (Very good considering it was originally going straight to DVD!)
  • 3. Awards
    • BAFTA Awards 2010
    • Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film - nominated
    • Carl Foreman award for special achievement by a British director, writer or producer in their first feature film - won
    • British Independent Film Awards 2009
    • Best British Independent Film - won
    • Douglas Hickox Award for Duncan Jones - won
    • Best Actor for Sam Rockwell - nominated
    • Best Director for Duncan Jones - nominated
    • Best Screenplay for Nathan Parker - nominated
    • Technical Achievement, Original Score for Clint Mansell - nominated
    • Technical Achievement, Production Designll for Tony Noble - nominated
    • Fantastic'Arts 2010
    • Special Prize - won
    • Critics' Prize - won
  • 4. Critical Reception
    • 89% Fresh Rating –
    • 8.0 / 10 – IMDB
    • “ one of the best performances of the year” – Empire Magazine
  • 5. Production
    • Directed by Duncan Jones (aka Zowie Bowie), UK.
    • Production Company: Liberty Films (UK, independent)
    • In association with Stage 6 Films .
    • Shot in 33 days.
    • Shepperton Studios (UK)
    Stage 6 Films is a label created by Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Group that acquires, produces and distributes 10-15 low budget (capped at approximately $10 million) films and direct-to-DVD releases per year. SYNERGY!!!
  • 6. Production - Cinesite (Visual Effects, UK)
      • Hunt says he turns down a lot of producers looking for free vfx in return for a stake in their films. But he is open to exploring cut-price deals on interesting indie projects, such as sci-fi drama “Moon” , the feature directing debut of David Bowie's son Duncan Jones.
      • "We're not doing it for the money, but because the script was good," Hunt says. "'Moon' is a great example of us helping a U.K. producer to use vfx for the right reasons, to open up their film”
  • 7. Distribution
    • Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Group acquired distribution rights to the film for English-speaking territories. Sony was considering to send Moon to go straight-to-video; but after Moon premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival in January 2009, Sony Pictures Classics decided to handle this film's theatrical release for Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Group.
    • Sony Pictures Classics distributed the film in the United States theatrically, beginning with screenings in selected theatres in New York and Los Angeles on 12 June.
    • Certified 15
    • Independent Film Co (UK) secured the rights for all other territories.
  • 8. Exhibition
    • Opened on 57 screens (17 th July 2009)
    • The film's British premiere was held on 20 June 2009 at the Cameo Cinema in Edinburgh as part of the 63rd Edinburgh International Film Festival
    • Released on both DVD and Blu-ray.
    • + OD, downloads, itunes, etc…
    What does this tell About the film’s Target audience?
  • 9. Questions…
    • Who is the Target Audience for this film? How do you know?
    • How is the production of this film an example of Synergy at work?
    • Explain how Technological Convergence and Proliferation had an impact on the production, distribution and exhibition of this film.
    Consider niche or mass market, screens, premiere, release date etc…