By the end of 2013, FilmDistrict would be gone. The struggles it faced were not exclusively its own. They were shared with other movie studios that began at the dawn of the decade like Relativity Media, CBS Films, Open Road Films, and even a relaunched version of DreamWorks Pictures that distributed its works through Disney’s Touchstone Pictures. All of them set out at the start of the 2010s with high hopes of being someone who could shake up the film industry. By the end of the 2010s, none of them would exist anymore as independent distributors, save for Open Road Films existing as a skeleton of its former self. How did we get here? How did so many promising studios fall prey to dissolution?


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If these startup studios were able to run with the “big boys”, then that would level the playing field for them, allowing more of their dollars to end up on the screen, making big budget films for a fraction of the cost. Anyone can raise money for a slate of movies, fans can even come together to do this, however the MAJOR risks are very clearly outlined in the above article. The wasteland of wreckage of smaller studios over the years, is a testimony illustrating just how hard it is to succeed when competing with the major studios and their big-budget look. But what if there was a way to accomplish that look at a greatly reduced cost? CineLogic has that solution, just read a few of our updates below. 

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