What is ‘Working Title’? British Film production company, based in London UK. Founded by Tim Beaven and Sarah Radclyffe in 1983 Allowed to produce any film with a budget of up to $35 million Parent companies: PolyGram from 1991 – 1999, Universal Studios from 1999-present They have won several awards for their film work including 4 Oscars and 20 Baftas.
What genre of films does thecompany produce? Comedy Rom/com action Childrens
Box Office successes Love Actually Ali G In Da House Wild Child Hot Fuzz Bridget Jones: The Edge Of Reason Nanny McPhee Thunderbirds
Structure of Working Title The key concept of how Working Title is structured is by having many films on the go at once but in different stages of production. As they are releasing one film, they will have another in the first stages of production and so on, with a mixture of different genres all within this mix, almost like a machine.
How have they survived theindustry? By creating unique and desirable films Working Title have been able to survive and be a strong competitor to the American conglomerates. Not only this, but by having so many successful films in the past, working Title have also been able to create a fan base which enables them to have loyal customers who regularly enjoy and support their films. By also using well known actors with large fan bases, they are able to produce films which people are likely to be entertained by and which are likely to be a success.
‘Big Miracle’Production•Universal pictures, Exhibition andAnonymous content, consumptionWorking Title films •Made $7,760,205 on•$40,000,000 budget opening weekend •No DVD released yet •Distribution •Drew barrymore starring in the film •Offical website •Twitter and Facebook links •Trailers of the film before films in cinemas and on television •Download merchandise off website – posters, wallpapers, activity sheets etc •Was released just before valentines day (has got a romantic theme running through it)