FILM INVESTOR INFORMATION
WHY INVEST IN A FILM?
“The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) reported that global ticket sales reached $35.9 billion, up 4% in 2013 from the previous year – a new theatrical market record,” even despite the economic difficulties being experienced throughout the world. This is a sign that people love going to the movies, and are willing to pay to go to the movies, no matter what is going on in the economy as a whole. Box office revenues have grown substantially over the past decade. International box office, for movies produced in the U.S. and throughout the world, was up 5% to $25 billion, but has increased by 33% over the past 5 years. and are expected to continue this trend. In 2013 U.S./Canada box office was $10.9 billion, up 1% compared to $10.8 billion in 2012, and up 3% from five years ago.
More than two-thirds of the U.S./Canada population (68%) – or 227.8 million people –went to the movies at least once in 2013, consistent with prior years. Ticket sales continue to be driven by frequent moviegoers who, by definition, attend movies once a month or more. In 2013, frequent moviegoers represented 11% of the population and 50% of all movie tickets. Frequent moviegoers tend to own more technology products than the general population. Nearly three-quarters of all frequent moviegoers (74%) own at least four different types of technology products, compared to 50% of the total population. Even with the current recession, with the boom of 3-D and digital exhibition predicting a considerable increase.
"Lydia’s faith in God is strong—at least on paper. But what happens when that faith is tested? Her answer to God’s call is the deciding factor in the battle that pits the angelic powers of God against the demonic powers of Hell.”
"The feisty daughter of a Little Italy pharmacist learns of her father's secret prominence in the New York Mob. Her discovery unravels lies and treachery that stir her very existence and risk her search for love.”
“The spirit of a stubborn Civil War era teenager is teamed up in Purgatory with the spirit of an infuriating 1960's stockbroker. Both suspect that God has a mysterious purpose for them. He does.”