Monday, 31 October 2016

Ex_Machina Research

Producer(s): Alex MacDonald and Allon Reich 
Director: first time director Alex Garland 
Production Companies: Film 4 and DNA Films these are fairly small production companies
Distributor: This film was distributed by Universal Studios as most fairly small production companies need large backing from distributors as the have to low funding to afford large distribution
Cast: The cast was extremely small with actors Domhall Gleeson (General Hux in Star Wars), Oscar Isaac (Po Dameron in Star Wars) and Alicia Vikander 
Budget: The film was made with the small budget of $15 million 
Locations: This was filmed in Denmark and Pinewood studios in England 
Technology: Cameras used to film were GoPro style Hero 3 Black Edition 
Sony CineAlta F65, Cooke Xtal Express, Kowa Prominar and Angenieux Optimo Lenses Sony CineAlta PMW-F55, Cooke Xtal Express, Kowa Prominar and Angenieux Optimo Lenses
Number of screens: On opening weekend the film was shown to 1,255 screens in USA and around 100 screens in Europe. The peak number of screens shown was 2,004 screens on it's third week in USA
Box Office Figures: It grossed $25,443 million domestically in USA