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In the world of movies, there are a lot of movies.
The number of movies being made each year has been on the rise, but the ones that are getting made have become more niche.
With so many movies in the pipeline, the studios have had to find ways to attract them to theaters, and one of those ways is to bring in local content.
“We’re really focused on making our local content that is not only local but that has a local connection,” said Kevin R. Flynn, president and chief creative officer of Universal Studios Hollywood.
“I think there’s a lot that people have been saying to us, ‘we want to do a film that’s not only locally, but that’s really local and not just a movie.'”
Flynn has been working on that film, which is called “Para Amor,” which has been in development at Universal Studios in the Los Angeles area for about two years.
The movie is the first film that Flynn and his production team have shot in LA since they moved to the Los Gatos area.
Flynn said he has found local content has made a difference.
“There’s a whole community that is in Los Gatons that we haven’t really tapped into before,” he said.
“We really want to build out that and see what we can do.”
“Para AMor” is set to open in the fall and will be available for free in the U.S. on Blu-ray, DVD and on streaming platforms like Netflix and Amazon.com.
But the project has the potential to expand beyond Hollywood, and Flynn said it could open doors to the wider world.
“This is a really exciting time for cinema and local film and we have the potential for a lot more of that,” he added.
Flynn said the success of the film is just a start.
He has talked to local community groups in Los Angeles and beyond and is looking for more support to help create a film with the local community.