Patrick Vega until a few years ago, it seemed like a veritable machine for creating films that would become box office hits. The successes of such productions as Botox, Mafia women whether subsequent films from the Pitbull series also translated into the profits of Vega Investments, in which the creator has 98 percent of shares. In 2017, when Botox entered cinema screens, the company recorded PLN 5.39 million in revenues and PLN 2.21 million in net profit, which was paid out in full as dividends. A year later, when Polish multiplexes reigned supreme Mafia women, the company earned a net income of PLN 11.2 million with PLN 17.74 million in revenues, and in 2019 with PLN 5.01 million in revenues, it recorded a net profit of PLN 1.54 million. Another Vega company responsible for the film and miniseries Policy with PLN 8.4 million in revenue, it earned PLN 3.46 million net.
Patryk Vega – problems of the director’s companies
However, it looks like the streak of good luck has come to an end. Well, last year, the three main companies of the creator had a net loss of PLN 11.3 million with PLN 16.6 million in revenue. Much of this is due to the English-language version Pitbull titled Exodus. The production cost PLN 3.85 million and brought only PLN 76,000 in proceeds.
In 2021, Vega Investments, with PLN 8.53 million in proceeds, incurred PLN 16.02 million in operating costs (PLN 14.25 million for external services, PLN 1.55 million for salaries), recording a net loss of PLN 7.49 million. A year earlier, the company had PLN 6.52 million in revenues, while its operating costs reached PLN 10.7 million. After adding PLN 1.03 million of other costs, the gross and net loss amounted to PLN 5.15 million. Vega’s last film is The invisible warwhich cost PLN 7.92 million. However, only 30,000 viewers went to see the film on the first weekend, and only 7,300 on the second weekend.