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Working Title and Warp Films Institution and Audiences Who Are Working Title? Working Title is a British film production company. The company was created by Tim Bevan and Sarah Radclyffe in 1982. The company produces feature films such as Burn after Reading and Four Weddings and a Funeral, and also some television productions. Universal Studios owns Working Title. Warp Films is the sister company of Warp Records, based in Sheffield, England. Warp Film have made such films such as This is England
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  Working Title and Warp FilmsInstitution and Audiences 1. Who Are Working Title? Working Title is a British film production company. The company wascreated by Tim Bevan and Sarah Radclyffe in 1982. The companyproduces feature films such as Burn after Reading and Four Weddings anda Funeral, and also some television productions. Universal Studios ownsWorking Title.Warp Films is the sister company of Warp Records, based in Sheffield,England. Warp Film have made such films such as This is England  and Grow Your Own . Madman Entertainment announced earlier last yearcollaboration with Warp Films. Who are Warp films? Working Title is a medium budget film company; medium budget tends tomake Drama films that have a background meaning to them. Warp Filmsis a low budget film company, despite having unknown actors starringthey have a better meaning and story behind the film. These types of filmsoften lead to them becoming cult films. Are they independent or part of a conglomerate? Working title is owned by Universal and Warp Film is an independent filmcompany.2. How does the ownership of the company affect thebudgets for film? Working title would have a bigger budget due to being owned by a hugefilm company which would enable them to included things such as specialeffects to their films. Whereas Warp Films is an independent film companyso wouldn’t be able to include special effects to the same standard asWorking Title.3. Create a list of films that both institutions haveproduced. Working Title: Atonement, Hot Fuzz, Inside I’m Dancing, About A Boy, DropDead Fred, Frost/Nixon and Bridget Jones. Warp Films: Dead Man’s Shoes, Dog Altogether, Scrummy Man, Rubber  Johnny and My Wrongs. 4. Choose one from each list and compare the budgetsfor these films and how much they made.   Atonement  (Working Title) Dir. Joe WrightBudget: $30,000,000Gross Revenue: $129,266,061 (worldwide) This Is England  (Warp Films) Dir. Shane MeadowsBudget: £1,500,000Gross Revenue: $8,069,2405. Now choose a Hollywood Blockbuster and researchthe budget. Pulp Fiction (Quentin Tarantino)Budget: $8.5 millionGross Revenue: $107.9 million (domestic) $212.9 million (worldwide) 6.Where do Working Title and Warp Films get theirfunding from? Working Title get their funding from UNIVERSAL.Warp Films funding comes from NESTA.7. In the case of Warp Films, how does the budgetaffect the genre they use?  They can’t afford to fund big Hollywood action blockbusters, so stick tomore realistic dramas.8. What is the main appeal of this genre?   The main appeal of a drama would be that the audience feels that theycan relate to the characters and their position in the film more, this iscalled realism for instance the audience would be able to relate more to The Is England  rather than Working Titles’ Thunderbirds .9. Who are the target audience for Working Title andWarp Films?  The target audience for Working Title is called Tent Pole, a film that will bebig all over the world appealing to young, old, men and women. WhereasWarp Films are more independent so appeal to a smaller audienceprobably of one particular age group or gender more than others.10. What is the main genre of the films Working Titleproduce? Working Titles produce films that star established actors that will appeal tothe audience, and quite often an action or comedy genre.
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