tentpole film

tentpole film

A film with a very large budget and production value that is meant to provide substantial revenue to the production company. Big blockbusters used to be quite the rare cinematic event, but we've gotten to the point now where there's a tentpole film coming out nearly every weekend of the year.
See also: film, tentpole
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The August films have time to cultivate an audience and not come up every weekend against a huge tentpole film,'' Dergarabedian said.
Despite a busy acting schedule that includes upcoming tentpole film "Fast 8" and "Collateral Beauty," the December Warner Bros, release in which she plays a woman who is the personification of Death, Mirren supports not only SAY but a wide range of other charitable organizations, including international body Oxfam and the U.
Vfx artists are people, and lots and lots of them are needed to do any serious tentpole film.
According to a knowledgeable source, one recent tentpole film for which the composers were granted a multimillion dollar payday looked good on paper, but due to the package nature of the deal, what they actually netted--after several weeks recording--turned out to be considerably less.
I thought we'd be the equivalent of an independent movie, but we turned out to be the tentpole film.
2006 saw the emergence of a new kind of tentpole film, driven by foreign performance with the U.
This tentpole film features a huge budget, China's biggest stars, and the top directing, writing, and behind-the-scenes personnel in the industry.
Before the trilogy, we didn't really have a capability for a tentpole film," Emmerich admits.
Under the multiyear agreement, Amazon Prime Video becomes the exclusive long-term streaming home in Latin America for Lionsgate's portfolio of tentpole films and branded properties; beginning with: John Wick: Chapter 2, Saban's Power Rangers, The Shack, and Jigsaw.
Imitation may be the highest form of flattery; other studios have attempted to replicate the Disney model of releasing a few special-effects heavy tentpole films.
2), the majority of Disney's and Pixar's tentpole films through 2012 will be shot and projected in 3-D.
1) shifts of tentpole films Cars (Disney/Pixar) and Shrek 3 (Dreamworks) from holiday to summer slots--the better to leverage subsequent holiday DVD releases.
The year 2000 schedule is very ambitious and varied with a lot of tentpole films,'' said Sony distribution chief Jeff Blake, who counts a half-dozen films as possible mega-hits.
With these deals, we know that two of our most important tentpole films for 2008, Speed Racer and The Dark Knight, will be brought to life through products created by the most creative toy designers in the world," said Brad Globe, president, Warner Bros.
Now, consumers are spoiled for choice, and studios are churning out tentpole films that end up cannibalizing each other's audiences.