Here is a rank-wise list of the top 10 film production houses of hollywood in 2015. Film production houses are a very quintessential component of film making value chain which consists of scriptwriting, cinematography, screenwriting, post production engagements, marketing, distribution etc. Production houses are involved from raising funds, allocating budget, management of artists, resource planning, marketing strategy and so forth. In today’s contemporary world, people want to spend on entertainment and movies are a really good option to do so.
10. The Weinstein Company
The Weinstein Company was founded in 2005 by Bob Weinstein and Harvey Weinstein.
The Weinstein Company has headquarters in New York City, New York, United States. The company has many divisions such as Dimension Films, The Miriam Collection, TWC – Dimension, Dragon Dynasty, Third Rail Releasing, Ovation TV, Dimension Extreme, etc. In 2005, The Weinstein Company joined hands with Goldman Sachs to raise funds via Equity and Debt of $500 million each. The Weinstein Company is well known for its Oscar winning films – The King’s Speech and The Artist.
In 2014, Mr Weinstein has reported his downheartedness by the poor performance of the reality show Project Runaway in United kingdom and Germany. Some of the popular TV entertainment shows are Cement Heads and Mob Wires. Of all the product divisons, the TV arm in The Weinstein Company has reality and drama programmes. The reality shows are approximately 22 in number and amount to good source of revenue due to excellent viewership.
Mr. Weinstein is looking to increase the reach of the company by including more channels and by collaborating with other production and distribution companies. Some of the strategic decisions taken by company are based on the insights of consumer behavior. The consumers are changing shifting from cable to online streaming. This has forced the company to relook at the distribution channels.
Some of the 2014 releases by The Weinstein Company are On the Other Side of the Tracks, The Railway Man, The Immigrant, Begin Again, The Giver, Sun City: A Dame to Kill For, Tracks, One Chance, St. Vincent, The Imitation Game, Big Eyes. Few upcoming films which have created buzz are Adam Jones, Wild Oats, Regression, Macbeth, The Nut Job 2, Southpaw, Carol and many others.