commissioned by The Dove Foundation One well-worn axiom in Hollywood is that movies are not made in a vacuum. The audience must be part of the equation if a film is to make money. The exciting nature of filmmaking is that the audience is not homogeneous, but rather it’s segmented into a wide variety of […]
The Dove Foundation conducted one of the most ambitious consumer opinion polls in history, at least where the subject of entertainment preferences is concerned. We wish to thank the eight million plus families who offered their opinions on certain critical issues concerning entertainment content; by telephone and online. We are getting this valuable data into […]
Released on 10/31/08 Industry-wide statistics In 2005 The Dove Foundation released its Film Profitability Study of MPAA-Rated Movies tracking 2380 major theatrical releases between 1989 and 2003. The results revealed that on one hand, Hollywood studios released 12 times more R-rated movies than G-rated films. At the same time, the average G-rated movie was 11 […]
Every two years, Josephson Institute conducts a comprehensive survey of high school students across the country. This survey, called the Report Card on the Ethics of American Youth, measures their self-reported values, attitudes, and behavior.
Dove Foundation’s 2005 ROI Study* The Dove Foundation has released a new study which shows that G-rated films are 11 times more profitable than their R-rated counterparts! For the study, click the link above. If you would also like a complete list of the films used in the study, that information is available by clicking […]
by Edwin L. Carpenter – Associate Editor, The Dove Foundation A survival guide of sorts has just been released with the memorable title, “Raising a G-Rated Family in an X-Rated World.” The authors are a husband and wife team named Brent and Phelecia Hatch, who also co-created the well known “Hug Card.” The following synopsis […]
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