TITLE

PARAMOUNT CLASSICS

AUTHOR(S)
Dunkley, Cathy
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Daily Variety;2004 IFC Special, Vol. 284, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs that with the departure of Jonathan Dolgen from Paramount LLC, many wonder if Paramount Classics will be given more financial freedom to pursue films. But even before the management change at its parent company, shingle had shifted its strategy to pre-buy more pictures than in the past, looking at projects at an earlier stage and buying more territories. However, despite few recent breakout pictures, division heads say the unit has been profitable. The film "Love" will go into theaters on September 17 and Brad Anderson's film "The Machinist" bows in October. INSET: SHORT TAKE.
ACCESSION #
15529239

 

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