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British Film Distribution

  1. 1. British Film Distribution Thomas Griffiths **PLEASE VIEW THIS IN FULL SCREEN**
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>In this slideshow I am to show how I have researched some forms of film distribution in the UK. </li></ul><ul><li>I will hopefully come to some conclusion on which is the best distribution method in the UK </li></ul>
  3. 3. Cinema <ul><li>There is a sudden mass market of IMAX and IMAX 3D films being released </li></ul><ul><li>My piece was not filmed in IMAX or 3D, however Cinema has allowed some of the smallest budget films to turn into massive hits (Such as “District 9” and “Paranormal Activity”) </li></ul><ul><li>I will now look into cinema distribution methods </li></ul>
  4. 4. Icon <ul><li>USA based </li></ul><ul><li>Distributes films in UK </li></ul><ul><li>Well known </li></ul><ul><li>Famous films: </li></ul><ul><li>Paranormal Activity </li></ul><ul><li>Braveheart </li></ul>
  5. 5. Sony <ul><li>Japan Based </li></ul><ul><li>Distributes films in UK </li></ul><ul><li>Founders of BluRay </li></ul><ul><li>Well known </li></ul><ul><li>Famous flms: </li></ul><ul><li>Did you hear about the morgans? </li></ul><ul><li>2012 </li></ul>
  6. 6. Film 4 <ul><li>Part of the Channel 4 Corp. </li></ul><ul><li>UK based </li></ul><ul><li>Famous films: </li></ul><ul><li>Slumdog Millionaire </li></ul><ul><li>This is England </li></ul>
  7. 7. Fox searchlight <ul><li>USA bases </li></ul><ul><li>Specialises in UK films </li></ul><ul><li>Famous films: </li></ul><ul><li>28 Days Later </li></ul><ul><li>500 Days of Summer </li></ul>
  8. 8. DVD <ul><li>On top of Cinema, many companies also distribute in the form of DVD, sometimes without bringing the film out in cinema first. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Summary <ul><li>I have researched into the distribution methods of films in the UK, and I have found that there is a mass industry in distribution. Some companies are better known than others, and some have a “big break” with certain films. </li></ul><ul><li>I have come to the conclusion that Cinema is the best way to distribute, with a DVD release later in the year, this has shown to make money and has also shown to have a good effect on the distributors. </li></ul>

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