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Articles from November 2014

American Film Market Buzz Titles
As international sales companies arrive in Santa Monica, Screen correspondents profile a selection of key titles, at various stages of production, available in the market.US sellersLionsgate will kick off pre-sales on Deepwater Horizon, JC Chandor's...
Baltic Event Unveils 2014 Projects
Now in its 13th edition, Baltic Event will present 13 projects in its 10th Co-Production Market, among others.Baltic Event has unveiled its project slate for its 2014 edition, taking place during the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival on Nov 26-28.Now...
Beta Picks Up Thriller Colonia
Emma Watson, Daniel Brühl, Mikael Nyqvist star in thriller.Beta Cinema has picked up sales to director Florian Gallenberger's anticipated thriller Colonia starring Emma Watson, Daniel Brühl and Mikael Nyqvist.Production outfit Majestic are currently...
Buzz Titles: Taiwan
The year's hottest Taiwanese films are being sold here at AFM. Sarah Cooper profiles a selection of the key titles, at all stages of production.Battle For SkyArkDir Simon HungEmpress Road Pictures is selling Hung's $4m action adventure Battle For SkyArk,...
Calls for Bilateral Treaty at US-China Film Summit
Speakers at the Summit included US Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Charles Rivkin [pictured].The ups and downs of cross-border film finance and production was the central theme at the Fifth Annual US-China Film Summit in...
David Morrissey Launches Indie
The Walking Dead star David Morrissey has partnered with a trio of established TV and film producers to launch his own drama and documentary indie.The actor - who has also starred in British dramas such as State Of Play and The Driver - has set up On...
Electric to Crack Market with Hacker
EXCLUSIVE: Dean Devlin's Electric Entertainment has secured all worldwide rights to the international thriller and started talks with AFM buyers.Akan Satayev directed the film from Sanzhar Sultanov and Timur Zhaksylykov's screenplay about three young...
EYE Prize Launched
New award aims to support and promote an artist or film-maker whose work unites art and film.EYE, the Dutch film museum and the Patrick & Joan Leigh Fermor (PJLF) Arts Fund have launched the EYE Prize.The annual £25,000 prize is aimed at supporting...
GFM Rides with Blazing Samurai
EXCLUSIVE: Rob Minkoff, Yair Landau produce family animation.GFM has boarded sales on family animation Blazing Samurai, which is being produced by former vice chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment Yair Landau (Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs) and...
Gong Yu, iQiyi
iQiyi founder and CEO Gong Yu talks to Liz Shackleton about the company's production plans and how it is working on its film business with parent company Baidu.Owned by China's biggest search engine Baidu, video streaming platform iQiyi has been making...
Heretic Starts New Fest/sales Consultancy
EXCLUSIVE: Producers Giorgos Karnavas and Konstantinos Kontovrakis of Athens-based Heretic Productions are teaming with Ioanna Stais to launch Heretic Outreach, a new initiative to help the global reach of innovative films from Southeastern Europe.The...
Jae-Woo Kim Joins 13 Films
Jae-woo Kim has joined Los Angeles-based 13 Films as director of international sales and is at the AFM talking up new titles Voice From The Stone, Extortion and Loitering With Intent.Kim (pictured) reports directly to company founder Tannaz Anisi and...
Les Arcs Unveils 2014 Film Line-Up
Ruben Ostlund's Force Majeure to screen atop 3,200m high Aiguille Rouge Mountain at Alpine festival.Susanne Bier's A Second Chance, Lenny Abrahamson's Frank and Gerard Johnson's Hyena are among the titles set to compete at the sixth edition of Les Arcs...
Radiant Shines with Happy
Susan Sarandon, Allison Janney and Stephen Amell are in talks to star in Mandalay Pictures' comedy Whatever Makes You Happy. Mimi Steinbauer's Radiant Films International has introduced the project to buyers at AFM.Modern Family and Sex And The City...
Robert Jones & Wayne Marc Godfrey, the Fyzz Facility
The Fyzz Facility's Robert Jones and Wayne Marc Godfrey open up to Andreas Wiseman about their thriving production and finance company.London and Los Angeles-based production and finance outfit The Fyzz Facility, run by UK producers Robert Jones and...
Set Report: The Ones Below
David Farr's feature directorial debut, The Ones Below, is a study of contemporary London, the loneliness of motherhood and the anxiety of the modern world. Wendy Mitchell visits the set.Theatre veteran David Farr's first feature came to him in a dream....
Séville Trio Sparks Strong Buyer Response
Séville International has announced a slew of sales ahead of the AFM on The Dark Horse, Elephant Song and An Eye For Beauty.Rights on The Dark Horse have gone in Benelux (Imagine Film), France (Zed), Germany (Koch Media), Scandinavia (Scanbox), Switzerland...
The Hateful Eight Cast Confirmed
Channing Tatum confirmed as cast addition along with Demian Bichir, film to shoot in Telluride from December.The Weinstein Company (TWC) has confirmed the cast of Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight, with Channing Tatum confirmed as the latest cast...
The Squad Flies to Buyers
EXCLUSIVE: French remake of The Sweeney, starring Jean Reno, is currently shooting in Paris.Paris-based sales company SND has been rounding up sales for The Squad starring Jean Reno, the French remake of the UK's cult detective tale.Following its launch...
Wild Bunch Taps Stone's Snowden Picture
EXCLUSIVE: Film on National Security Agency whistleblower to shoot in Munich in 2015.Wild Bunch has acquired international rights to Oliver Stone's untitled film about Edward Snowden, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt [pictured] in the leading role.The deal...
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