Blumhouse Productions: American Film & Television Production Company

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Blumhouse Productions is also known by another term BH Productions.

As specified in the title, it’s basically an American film and television production company founded by Jason Blum in the year 2000. The production house is mainly famous for producing horror movies,

The production house has released a plethora of such Blumhouse movies including paranormal Activity, The Invisible Man, Us, Halloween, Happy Death Day, Get Out, Split, The Purge and many more.

Blumhouse has not only produced movies in one specific genre but has also produced drama films as well.

Some of them include BlacKkKlansman and Whiplash. Both these films proved blockbusters and were even nominated for the prestigious Academy Award in the category of best picture.

While BlacKkKlansman and Get Out managed to grab Academy Awards in the category of Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Original Screenplay.

Likewise, the production house has also produced another film ‘The Normal Heart’ that managed to win the Primetime Emmy Award (2014) in the category of outstanding television movie.

Not only that, Blumhouse has also worked with ace directors like M. Night Shyamalan, Damien Chazelle, James DeMonaco, Mike Flanagan, Jordan Peele and many others.

 

Overview

Well, you might be interested to know more about the production house quite famous to produce interesting movies in various genres.

Giving you precise information, Blumhouse is basically known to produce films on a small budget.

One of the reasons why their films actually perform well is because they give all the freedom to their directors which mean they can use their creativity to produce mind blowing films throughout the year.

Please note that Blumhouse low budget film production was started in the year 2007 when they produced their first film titled Paranormal Activity. It was a horror genre film that received all the appreciation from the audience.

This film was actually made with a budget of only $15,000 but it managed to gross over $193 million worldwide.

Another film they produced was Insidious that grossed over $99 million worldwide but was made on a modest budget of $1.5 million.

The same story relates to Sinister that was made with a budget of $3 million but managed to gross over $87 million.

In the year 2010, a division was formed for Haunted Movies for Blumhouse that released films like The Lords of Salem, The Bay, The River and Insidious. Looking at their production capacity, Blumhouse decided to associate a deal with Universal Pictures in 2011.

In 2013, Blumhouse again produced quality films like Dark Skies, Insidious: Chapter 2 and The Purge.

In the year 2014, Blumhouse again produced movies like Whiplash, Ouija, Jessabelle, The Purge: Anarchy and Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones.

In the year 2015, Blumhouse produced a few films like The Visit, The Gift, Insidious: Chapter 3 and Unfriended.

In 2020, movies produced under the Blumhouse productions include Fantasy Island, Freaky, The Craft: Legacy, The Hunt, You Should Have Left and The Invisible Man.

In 2021, Blumhouse has produced The Black Phone and will also tend to produce Christine movie.

 

Television, Podcasts, Haunted Houses & Books

Blumhouse opened the very famous Blumhouse of Horrors in the year 2012. It was almost an interactive house experience that came to the surface in LA (Los Angeles).

The production company Blumhouse also decided to associate with Halloween Horror Nights to simply bring scare zones and terror from movies like Us, Unfriended, Truth or Dare, Sinister, Happy Death Day, The Purge, Insidious and many more.

In order to expand their capacity of producing films, Blumhouse simply decided to launch Blumhouse Books. It was dedicated for authors and filmmakers to create original thriller and horror novels.

This way, they can make a career with the production company without thinking twice.

The production company Blumhouse also made a deal with Lionsgate to produce a plethora of short lived series like Stranded for Syfy.

Afterwards, they decided to have a first look deal with Universal Television to release a series to be based on The Purge franchise (2018).

In the year 2021 so far, Blumhouse has produced movies like Fall River that was directed by directed by James Buddy Day.

As per the recent update, Blumhouse is currently trying to associate with Eli Roth and Jack Davis’s digital network known as Crypt TV.

They use this platform to to release various forms of horror shorts and some other content on social media platforms.