Angel Studios, the studio behind the independent movie Sound of Freedom, which has become the surprise summer box office hit, says it has paid back the film’s crowdfunding investors their original investment plus a 20 percent profit.
In consideration of the ongoing strikes by SAG/AFTRA and the WGA, the board of the Motion Picture Sound Editors has voted unanimously to waive dues payments for its members for the current year.
This past weekend, the American Film Institute celebrated the commencement of the AFI Conservatory Class of 2023 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. The event was a culmination of two years of study at AFI’s MFA program, ranked one of the top film schools in the nation.
Angel Studios, the studio behind the independent summer blockbuster Sound of Freedom, is releasing information regarding its policy with investors.
In recognition of World Photography Day on Saturday, August 19, Fujifilm will present Create with Us, an immersive celebration of visual arts at Seattle’s iconic Fremont Studios. The free, hands-on event for anyone interested in photography, cinematography, or the arts, Create with Us will be a curated, public event that will showcase the power of image and video making from an emerging generation of image makers and content creators.
Beginning with direct to theatres distribution in Latin American countries, the UK, and Ireland, and also partnering with distributors around the world to meet the growing demand for Sound of Freedom, Angel Studios is launching the movie in new markets and additional languages.
The Missing Movies board of directors has announced that the organization has received IRS tax exemption status. According to the group, that designation means that it can now apply for grants and accept tax-deductible donations directly.
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced that American Documentary has received eight nominations for documentary films featured in its POV and America ReFramed series in the 44th News & Documentary Emmy Awards.
Angel Studios’ independent summer hit, Sound of Freedom. has now sold more than 8.9 million tickets in its third week in release, and the film has now earned nearly $125 million in box office revenue.
Angel Studios is projecting that the Jim Caviezel-driven film Sound of Freedom will have more than $85 million total cumulative box office revenue through Sunday, with a strong $27 million box office draw in the second weekend of the film’s domestic release.