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|Formerly||Blum Israel Productions (2000–2002)|
Jennifer Scudder Trent
|Parent||Blumhouse Holdings, LLC|
|Divisions||Universal Pictures Haunted Movies|
BH Tilt (with Neon)
Blumhouse Television (55%)
Blumhouse Productions (//; also known as BH Productions or simply BH) is an American film and television production company founded in 2000 by Jason Blum and Amy Israel. It is known mainly for producing horror films, such as Paranormal Activity, Insidious, The Purge, Split, Get Out, Happy Death Day, Halloween, Us, and The Invisible Man. It has also produced drama films, such as Whiplash and BlacKkKlansman, which both earned nominations for the Academy Award for Best Picture; Get Out and BlacKkKlansman won Academy Awards for Best Original Screenplay and Best Adapted Screenplay, respectively. It also produced The Normal Heart, which won the 2014 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie. It has worked with directors such as Leigh Whannell, Jordan Peele, Christopher Landon, James Wan, Mike Flanagan, James DeMonaco, Damien Chazelle, M. Night Shyamalan and Spike Lee.
Blumhouse's company model is to produce films on a small budget, give directors creative freedom, and release films widely through the studio system. Blumhouse was originally known as Blum Israel Productions, with Amy Israel with a first-look deal at Miramax when the company was founded. In 2002, Blum and Israel parted ways, and the company became Blumhouse Productions.
Blumhouse's low-budget model began in 2007 with Paranormal Activity, which was made for $15,000 and grossed over $193 million worldwide. It produced Insidious, which grossed over $99 million worldwide on a budget of $1.5 million; and Sinister, which grossed over $87 million worldwide from a budget of $3 million.
In 2018, it produced Insidious: The Last Key, Truth or Dare, The First Purge, and Halloween. Blumhouse announced a partnership with DreamWorks Animation to co-produce Spooky Jack but the film was removed from DreamWorks Animation's slate in 2019.
In 2019, it produced Glass, Happy Death Day 2U, Us, Ma, and Black Christmas. In June 2019, it was announced that it would partner with Mattel Films to produce Magic 8-Ball, based on the children's toy of the same name.
Television, books, podcasts, and haunted houses
In 2012, Blumhouse opened the Blumhouse of Horrors, an interactive haunted house experience in Downtown Los Angeles. It had also collaborated with Halloween Horror Nights to bring mazes, a terror tram, and scare zones from films and properties such as Insidious, The Purge, Happy Death Day, Sinister, Truth or Dare, Unfriended, Us and Crypt TV.
On November 11, 2014, it launched Blumhouse Books, to publish original horror and thriller novels.
|Founded||September 9, 2014|
|Parent||Blumhouse Productions (with Neon)|
BH Tilt was established on September 9, 2014 to produce movies from Blumhouse and other filmmakers for multi-platform release. On September 7, 2017, Blumhouse partnered up with distribution company Neon to manage BH Tilt. BH Tilt's releases are The Green Inferno, The Darkness, Incarnate, The Resurrection of Gavin Stone, The Belko Experiment, Sleight, Lowriders, Birth of the Dragon, Upgrade, Unfriended: Dark Web and Don't Let Go.
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