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Articles from November 2015

Bona Film Invests $235M in TSG
China's Bona Film Group has made a $235 million investment in TSG Entertainment Finance, a financier that works with Fox.TSG has worked on Fox live action films such as Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, X-Men Days of Future Past, and The Martian.The Investment...
'By the Sea': Review
For her third feature film as a director, Angelina Jolie Pitt continues to make challenging, commendably ambitious movies that aren't particularly effective.By The Sea incorporates a measured, insular tone to examine the quiet disintegration of a long-term...
Dark Sky, Snowfort Team on 'Satanic Panic'
Satanic Panic charts a delivery girl's night of terror as she encounters a satanic cult among the leaders of an affluent neighbourhood.Casting will begin shortly on the project that reunites Geoghegan (pictured in woollen hat) with producer Travis Stevens...
Lionsgate Snaps Up Two from StudioCanal
The Commuter will star Neeson as an ordinary businessman on his way home who gets caught up in a criminal conspiracy.Byron Willinger and Phil de Blasi wrote the screenplay and The Picture Company's Andrew Rona and Alex Heineman are producing.McGregor...
Lotus Boards Sales on Amy Winehouse Biopic
Lotus Entertainment has boarded finance, production and international sales on Kirsten Sheridan's Amy Winehouse biopic, revealed by Screen this morning.Noomi Rapace (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) is currently in talks to star in the biopic, which...
'Tangerine' Duo Plot Next Moves
Tangerine star Mya Taylor is developing a TV series based on her transition.Taylor is believed to be the first trans actress to be put forward for Oscar consideration for her performance in Sean Baker's innovative Sundance hit, which Magnolia and backers...
Thessaloniki Kicks off with 'Victoria'
The 56th Thessaloniki International Film Festival kicks offtoday with the Berlin prizewinner Victoria by Sebastian Schipper.The festival closes Nov 14 with the Cannes awarded My Golden Days (Trois souvenirs de ma jeunesse) by Arnaud Desplechin, who receives...
'Thithi' Wins Top Prize in Mumbai
Thithi [pictured] by Raam Reddy took the Grand Jury Prize in the international competition.The film is 26-year-old Reddy's directorial debut, shot in the Kannada language, has already played in Locarno, where it won two prizes.Thithi is about three generations...
Todd Olsson, Kenner Bolt Join IFT
Olsson recently served as co-president of Ironclad Films and will work alongside director of sales Kevin Hoiseth and head of marketing and communications Marcin Janowski.He reports to IFT founder Michael Benaroya. Among his other appointments were svp...
UKCA Conference to Explore Marketing for Cinema Audiences
The UK Cinema Association will host a conference on marketing for cinema audiences at Picturehouse Central on November 17.Titled "Engage | Reward | Grow: Marketing the big screen experience" the event will aim to help cinema operators learn how they...
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