A new scoring system for evaluating film projects is being calibrated right now in Slated's data laboratory. Here's how those scores hold up under the harsh scrutiny of the moviegoing marketplace.
Check out our top new and trending members and films for April. Mark Morgan, Peter Lonsdale, Josh Roth, Trenton Waterson, Balazs Gulyas, Peter Atencio, Adam Egypt Mortimer, Georg Kallert, Zach Graber, Amanda Mortimer, MATT EPIC, The Public, Merrily Nebraska, Mort in Sherman Oaks, The Washita Valley, Trolled, Play to Win, The Exiled Heart, Mapplethorpe, Woman of the Woods, SINS, Aftermath.
Given the enormous galaxy of stories competing for our attention, how on earth do you pick your winners? Well, you can begin by counting your luckiest stars: Target those film projects with the likeliest potential to be seen in theatres each year. As you will learn here, determining how many such projects you should have in your portfolio has become something of a moving target
Cinema is so often portrayed as a financial sinkhole that operates behind impenetrable walls of secrecy and corporate layers of risk aversion. A cesspool fit only for billionaire fools and studio bookkeepers. It’s a typecast stereotype, however. If you look at the underlying data, as the analytics team at Slated has just done, what you will actually find is a routinely profitable business that flies in the face of so many popular misconceptions, many of them perpetuated by cinema itself. As part of a new series of blog posts we now re-examine these foundational myths through the lens of statistical analysis and hard numbers.
Check out our top new and trending members and films for March. Michele Weiss, Geoff Heron, Adam Stern, Balazs Gulyas, Jay Trautman, Brady Endres, Caity Engler, Adam Egypt Mortimer, Zach Graber, Aaron Crippen, The Link, Fly Me to the Moon, A True Poet, The Early Bird, The Next Darling, Counterspies, Maid of Dishonor, Mapplethorpe, The Public, Snatched, The Green Sea, El Medico Loco.