Historic royalty income is no indication of future royalty income. Future royalty income is dependent upon future sales and licensing revenue generated by the sound recordings or compositions associated with this listing.
|End Date:||Feb 22, 2021, 3:00 PM MST|
|Dollar Age:||11.24 Years|
|Last 12 Months' Royalties:||$42,966|
83 Years (See Note Below)
Warner Brothers Entertainment, Inc.
|First Distribution (paid 30 days from receipt):||December 31, 2021|
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This is an exciting and unique investment opportunity that doesn’t come around often. Up for bid is a share of the net proceeds from the most successful film in one of the highest-grossing horror franchises — 2009’s The Final Destination (also known as Final Destination 4).
Buying this asset allows you to collect a share of the producer’s participation in the net proceeds from the film's distribution. This includes income generated from broadcasts such as free or pay TV, streaming services, and video on demand (as well as any future theatrical re-releases). It also includes payments for copyright royalties around the brand. A share of the net proceeds is then paid to the winning bidder once per year.
Over the last six years, these producer proceeds have totaled just over $229,000. The last three years’ earnings average $51,000/year.
Note: The participation income is dependent upon the film’s proceeds exceeding its costs and expenses, as calculated by the distributor of the film.
ABOUT THE FILM:
Released in 2009, The Final Destination is a 3D supernatural horror film written and directed by David R. Ellis. It is the fourth installment in the Final Destination film franchise and stars Bobby Campo, Shantel VanSanten, and Mykelti Williamson. It is the first film in the series to be shot in HD 3D, and is currently the highest-grossing Final Destination movie, earning $186+ million worldwide.
WHAT IS BEING SOLD?
A portion of the producer’s share of all profit participation income attributable to the motion picture "The Final Destination" (2009), currently distributed by Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. on behalf of New Line Cinema.
Film Proceeds. Films and television shows, just like songs, are creative works that are protected by copyright. As such, the owners of film copyrights are entitled to the proceeds from the licensing of the copyright. In film and television, the copyright owners are typically the producers. A film’s proceeds come from theatrical ticket sales, home video, television and streaming service licensing, merchandise, soundtracks, less expenses.
Warner Brothers Entertainment holds a matching right on any sale of this income stream. The studio will have the opportunity to match the winning bid after this auction closes. If you are the winning bidder, Warner Brothers must first decline its matching right before you will be able to complete your purchase. For more information on how the matching right works, please email: email@example.com..
NOTE ABOUT INVESTMENT TERM
The copyright for the film "The Final Destination" is valid for 95 years from the film's original release date, which was 2009. Thus, the investment term for this royalty stream is 83 years (or until 2104).
About the Royalty Distributor
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (commonly known as Warner Bros.) is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment company. The company is known for its film studio division, the Warner Bros. Pictures Group, which includes Warner Bros. Pictures, New Line Cinema, the Warner Animation Group, Castle Rock Entertainment, and DC Films.