AFTER DEATH To Pay Out Earnings to its Crowd Investors

AFTER DEATH To Pay Out Earnings to its Crowd Investors

Top-Grossing Faith Documentary of All Time Crowdfunded its Theatrical Release P&A, Opened as the #12 Documentary Opening in History, and Earns the 1,800 Crowd Investors a 120% Return of their Original Investment

(Provo, UT—January 9, 2024) Angel Studios – the platform empowering creators to crowdfund, create, and then distribute films and TV series globally with full creative control – is excited to congratulate its feature-length documentary, AFTER DEATH, in gaining enough box office success to generate a return for the 1,857 Angel Guild investors who funded the film’s theatrical marketing budget (otherwise known as P&A).

“Once again, the Angel Guild members who invested in an Angel distributed theatrical release are getting a return,” said Neal Harmon, CEO and Co-Founder at Angel Studios. “We’ve previously seen this happen for the Angel Guild who helped launch HIS ONLY SON and SOUND OF FREEDOM. We’re thrilled, but not surprised, that those individuals who funded the P&A for AFTER DEATH are seeing a return.”

Upon its release on October 27, AFTER DEATH launched as the #12 Documentary Opening of all time, and quickly achieved the title of Top Grossing Faith Documentary in History. Investors have already received a notification with details about how they can receive their 120% payout.

P&A stands for “Prints and Advertising,” and is a theatrical industry term referring to when movies were printed onto physical film. The term is still widely used today to describe the cost of taking a finished movie and marketing it for theatrical release.

AFTER DEATH is a captivating and thought-provoking exploration into the enigmatic question that has fascinated humanity for centuries: “What happens when we die?” Through personal accounts, philosophical discussions, and scientific research, the film takes viewers on a profound journey of discovery.

AFTER DEATH: Box Office Data

  • More than 1,800 crowd investors raised $1.235 million to fund the P&A for AFTER DEATH
  • AFTER DEATH is the Top Grossing Faith Documentary of All Time
  • AFTER DEATH launched as the #12 Highest Grossing Opening for a Documentary
  • AFTER DEATH received an A- CinemaScore audience rating
  • 87% Rotten Tomatoes audience score
  • Released on over 2000 screens
  • AFTER DEATH was selected by the Angel Guild, a group of over 100,000 members who have invested in or paid it forward monthly for one or more of Angel Studios’ Originals
  • Film grossed over $5 million opening weekend, with domestic lifetime cumulative of $11,476,750

About Angel Studios: Angel Studios is the home of stories that amplify light. Angel Studios is a distribution platform that allows independent filmmakers to keep ownership of their projects, while building passionate communities around their creative projects. The story behind the story becomes as important as the final project itself. The Chosen and Dry Bar Comedy—two of Angel Studios’ originals—have earned billions of views around the world, and now SOUND OF FREEDOM has become a global box-office hit. Learn more at

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