TITLE

Hollywood's Dark Night

AUTHOR(S)
Pomerantz, Dorothy
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;2/16/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p76
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the business strategy of Warner Bros. chief executive officer Alan Horn for 2009. Horn plans to spend on more per film and on fewer films. Horn says that he would like Warner Bros, to produce as many as 5 films, even as he slashes his output from 50 pictures a year to 25. In May 2008, he shut down Warner Independent and Time Warners' other art house distributor, Picturehouse.
ACCESSION #
36922282

 

Related Articles

  • Can biz live with tentpole tensions? Bart, Peter // Variety;7/12/2004, Vol. 395 Issue 8, p6 

    Focuses on the efforts of Alan Horn of Warner Bros. in producing costly movies. Outlook of Horn on a productive business plan for a studio; Films produced by Horn; Comments on his strategy.

  • Titan of the Tentpole places his bets. Bart, Peter // Daily Variety;7/12/2004, Vol. 284 Issue 5, p2 

    Focuses on the accomplishments of Warner Bros. Inc. executive Alan Horn in the film industry in the U.S. Box office performance of the movies produced by the studio; Approval given to the production of the film "Solar Express"; Career background of the executive.

  • New team tackles tricky tentpoles. Dunkley, Cathy // Variety;10/7/2002, Vol. 388 Issue 8, p8 

    Discusses the contributions of Alan Horn as president and chief executive officer, and of Jeff Robinov as president of production at Warner Bros. Responsibilities of Robinov; Films that are slated for 2003; Impact of the departure of Lorenzo di Bonaventura as president of the company.

  • Distribs hungry for 'Be With Me' Osborne, Magz // Variety;9/12/2005, Vol. 400 Issue 4, p18 

    This article reports on the selection of Eric Khoo's film Be With Me by Warner Bros. Singapore as its first local movie for distribution as of September 2005. The Zhao Wei Films production opened in Singapore last week with five prints. MK2 will release the film in France in October 2005;...

  • WB rebooting cyborg. FLEMING, MiCHAEL // Daily Variety;10/10/2007, Vol. 297 Issue 8, p1 

    The article reports that Warner Brothers (WB) has acquired the North American distribution rights to the motion picture "Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins". The film seeks to reinvent the cyborg saga with a storyline to be told over a three-picture span which WB plans to distribute in...

  • It's official: WB wins B.O. race. DiOrio, Carl // Variety;1/7/2002, Vol. 385 Issue 7, p16 

    Focuses on the success of Warner Brothers as the top film distributor in the United States for the year 2001. Motion pictures which have posted high box office record during the year; Overview of the films released and distributed by the company; Comparison of the financial performance of the...

  • Dialogue with Jeff Robinov.  // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;10/11/2005, Vol. 391 Issue 16, p1 

    The article presents an interview with Jeff Robinov, production president of Warner Bros. Pictures. He says he wants to diversity and quality. President Alan Horn leaves it to the rest of his team-mates to fill in the blanks. He can only greenlight the films that others present him. He allowed...

  • Decision time for DreamWorks, Warners. Thompson, Anne // Variety;5/5/2008, Vol. 410 Issue 12, p16 

    The author offers opinions on management in the motion picture industry. David Geffen and Steven Spielberg may both leave DreamWorks, the studio they founded in 1994. At Warner Bros., executives Alan Horn and Jeff Robinov may eliminate the company's specialty film division, eliminating hundreds...

  • Digital deal unites Oscilloscope, Warner Bros. Zeitchik, Steven // Hollywood Reporter;7/1/2009, Vol. 410 Issue 23, p7 

    The article reports that Oscilloscope has signed an agreement with Warner Bros.' digital unit for new-media distribution. Under the agreement, Warner Bros. Digital Distribution will exclusively handle releasing to digital outlets for the film company startup, including download-to-own platforms...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics