Smart Ideas: Producers Revisited

September 23, 2017

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World Acclaimed Film Producers.

The film industry is driven by the technological and the commercial institutions. In terms of the box office earnings, Hollywood is the largest and also the oldest film industry worldwide. There are producers who have emerged over time as the international favorites. Among the most renowned producers is Michael Bay. The producer has produced a combination of big-budget movies and low-budget hits. His partners are Brad Fuller and Andrew Form and together they have become a movie-making machine. The trio has been known for movies such as transformers, Texas chainsaw massacre, and the purge. One of the recent projects of the three partners if the film ‘The teenage mutant ninja turtles’ which launched in 2014. After the releases in 2014, the three film producers worked on various sequels such as Ouija, purge, and reboot of Friday the 13th.

Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner are the other international producers. Bevan, 57 and Fellner 55 have become some of the most original and captivating filmmakers for the past thirty years. Beautiful launderette of 1985 and the 2012 les miserable’s are among the producer’s internationally acclaimed films. The duo also produced Hail, Caesar, the little mermaid and Bridget Jones baby which gave them more recognition. According to Fellner, a good producer is one who bites into a bone and does not let go. Jason Blum is the other renowned producer. Up to the year 2000, the producer was a resident of New York but moved toL.A. The relocation led to his poor ratings and he admits that it was among his lowest moments. However, he was able to rise with 2007 paranormal activity film. The moved earned $193 million even though it was made on a small budget. The purge, insidious and the sinister are some of the producers movies which has brought in more fame for the producer. After sticking a deal with Universal Studios in 2014, Blum produced Whiplash which was the 2014 Oscar best picture nominee. He also played a significant role in the much-hyped HBO documentary the Jinx. Scary movies are however the producers passion.

For the past 20 years, Jerry Bruckheimer, 71, has been among the most successful and prolific producers in Holly wood. To complement his movie empire, Jerry is also involved in TV production. The producer has however endured several setbacks since he launched his career. The recent setback is the producers cutting of collaboration with Disney Studios. The severing of ties was due to the failure of the movies Prince of Persia and the Lone Ranger. The need to make a variety of movie’s was the reason why the producer pulled out.