Chris Lindahl. Armed with great taste and deep pockets, Megan Ellison was the patron cinephiles needed when she founded Annapurna Pictures in The real trouble began two years ago, when the company expanded its founding mission of producing and financing films to include marketing and distribution.

Prioritizing a wide-release strategy, Annapurna has burned through tens of millions Annapurna Pictures Company is reportedly facing Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Success in Hollywood lately looks like this: Tentpole movies geared toward an international audience go wide and make billions.

Arthouse films choose a limited release in hopes of turning a modest profit and winning awards. And in between is Annapurna: a company with the mission of bolstering original filmmaking while remaining on steady financial ground. However, each film contains its own specific challenges that have varied with the industry landscape. The incident led Pictured three black men dying and others brutalized by white police Annapurna Pictures Company who were ultimately exonerated.

This was a serious, artful film positioned as an awards contender; with a summer release, it promised to be the kind of counterprogramming that would get audiences Picturees. Producing artistic movies with studio-level budgets aka, movies that studios no longer make is a brave but challenging business choice — but two years ago, it still seemed like the right choices might have a shot. John C. Reilly, Joaquin Phoenix, and Jake Gyllenhaal. Blending broad Annapurna Pictures Company with subversive wit, Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever star as two Qpmcompany Com girls desperate to get into trouble on the eve of high-school graduation.

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Annapurna Pictures is a film production and finance company founded with the goal of creating sophisticated, high-quality films that might otherwise be deemed risky by contemporary Hollywood studios.…