Blumhouse Productions, pioneered a new model of studio filmmaking: producing high-quality micro-budget films. Blumhouse, which is in the midst of a ten year first look deal with Universal Pictures, has produced films like the highly profitable The Purge, Insidious, Ouija and Paranormal Activity franchises which have grossed more than $2 billion at the worldwide box office. Blumhouse’s model began with the original , Paranormal Activity, which was made for $15,000 and grossed close to $200 million worldwide, making it the most profitable film in Hollywood.
Blumhouse’s award-winning projects include Whiplash and in television Blumhouse won Emmys for producing HBO’s The Normal Heart and The Jinx and two Peabodys- for The Jinx and the documentary How To Dance in Ohio. Blumhouse Television is currently producing Sharp Objects for HBO starring Amy Adams based on Gillian Flynn’s bestselling novel and is serving as the studio for a limited series adaptation of Gabriel Sherman’s acclaimed reporting on Roger Ailes, shepherded by Academy Award winner Tom McCarthy. Blumhouse has recently expanded its multi-platform offerings which include BH Tilt, a releasing label that takes advantage of new marketing strategies, Blumhouse Books, a publishing imprint with Doubleday, the digital genre network CryptTV, Blumhouse.com, a consumer facing site for all things scary and Blumhouse Live which produces live scary events for companies like AB InBev.