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Articles from June 2013

AAM to Distribute Royal Opera House Season
Arts Alliance Media to distribute Royal Opera House season live to cinemas.Live opera and ballet from the Royal Opera House (ROH) is to be distributed worldwide by Arts Alliance Media, beginning in September this year.The exclusive long-term agreement...
BAFTA Announces Brits to Watch Series
Showcase events, in partnership with British Council, will introduce outstanding British film talent to the US film industry.The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced Brits to Watch: The Screenings, a series of showcase events.In...
CineEurope: A Call for More Trailers
Sony's Rory Bruer urges exhibitors to screen more trailers; UNIC's Phil Clapp wants studios to keep supplying 35mm prints where needed.CineEurope 2013 kicked off its second edition in Barcelona with Sony's President of Worldwide Distribution Rory Bruer...
CineEurope News Day 1: AAM, Dolby, Odeon/UCI, IMAX, More
UPDATED: News roundup from CineEurope's first day.RealD goes bigAs reported earlier, RealD has unveiled its new large-format offering, LUXE. (Full story here.)Christie pacts with Turkey's MARSMARS Entertainment Group's Cinemaximum cinemas across Turkey...
Cohen Takes Chinese Puzzle for US
Cohen Media Group has acquired all US release rights to Chinese Puzzle, starring Audrey Tautou and Romain Duris.The romantic comedy-drama is the third film in writer-director Cedric Klapisch's Spanish Apartment series and will be released theatrically...
Cross Video Days Unfolds in Paris
Cloud Chamber, executive produced by long-time Lars von Trier collaborator Vibeke Windelov, among 35 cross-media projects presented at transmediameeting.Paris-based transmedia event Cross Video Days opened its doors for the fourth time last week to present...
Film London Selects Audience on Demand Projects
A total of 12 projects selected for training addressing the changing face of distribution.Scroll down for full list of projectsFilm London has revealed the 12 projects participating in Audience on Demand, the training and mentorship programme addressing...
Hummingbird
Dir/scr: Steven Knight. UK. 2013. 100minsJason Statham switches into avenging angel mode in Hummingbird, an intriguingly nuanced and moody tale of one violent and complex man's attempt at redemption, all set against the backdrop of London's Covent Garden...
Hurricane Adds Three to Slate
Development to be aided by Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme.Hurricane Films, the UK production company behind Terence Davies' Of Time and the City, has picked up three titles for its production slate.Triple World Score, set among the world of Scrabble...
IM Global Launches Beijing Office
Huayi Brothers exec hired as senior executive for new China offices.Los Angeles-based financing, sales and distribution company IM Global is to open offices in Beijing at the end of this month.The senior executive in the office will be local executive...
Man of Steel Holds UK Lead
Warner Bros' 3D reboot retains top spot for second consecutive week, despite stiff competition from World War Z.It might not be a bird or a plane, but it's definitely a hit. Man of Steel has scored an excellent second weekend in the UK to retain the...
RealD Launches Large Format Brand
Tech company launches LUXE, backed by studios, at CineEurope.Cinema technology company RealD has launched LUXE, a 2D and 3D premium large format (PLF) brand."LUXE: A RealD Experience" auditoriums are expected to launch this winter beginning in Europe...
Secret Cinema Reveals 'Brazil' Figures
Secret Cinema has released figures for its most recent event - elaborate screenings of Terry Gilliam's Brazil that were initially cancelled for "licensing reasons".The event surrounding screenings of the 1985 film was staged across a 13-floor office...
Warner Bros Announces New Leadership Team
President Jeff Robinov [pictured] departs; Greg Silverman, Sue Kroll and Toby Emmerich form new three-strong leadership team.Warner Bros has announced a new leadership team, confirming the departure of Jeff Robinov who had been president since 2007.The...
We Are the Freaks
Dir/scr: Justin Edgar. UK. 2013. 80minsThe misadventures of three misfit mates provide the basis of a likable, breezy British teen comedy in We Are The Freaks. The third feature from Justin Edgar may try a little too hard to appear hipper than thou but...
Wild Bunch, Taihe Create New Chinese Company
Company will identify Chinese films with international potential and sell the Wild Bunch catalogue into China.Paris-based mini major Wild Bunch is joining forces with Beijing-based production and distribution group Taihe Media to create a new China-based...
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