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'3 Days in Quiberon' Wins 7 Lolas at German Film Awards
Emily Atef’s chamber piece takes best film, best director and best actress amongst others.The Lolas 2018 winners from ‘3 Days In Quiberon’ and ‘In The Fade’Emily Atef’s 3 Days in Quiberon was the big winner at this year’s German Film Awards in Berlin...
'Avengers: Infinity War' Climbs to $725M Worldwide
Tentpole stands at $45.5m in UK, $43.3m in South Korea.‘Avengers: Infinity War’Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War has reached $725m worldwide through Disney’s distribution pipeline after less than a week in release.The tentpole, which last weekend...
Breaking Glass Pictures Acquires Lebanese Drama 'Martyr' (Exclusive)
Beirut-set drama premiered in Venice.MartyrBreaking Glass Pictures has acquired North American rights to the Lebanese drama Martyr, written and directed by Mazen Khaled.The feature examines how a young man’s death in Beirut seaside exposes the city’s...
China’s 'Angels Wear White' Wins at RiverRun
In Pursuit Of Justice, local story of man wrongly accused of murder, wins top audience awardAngels Wear WhiteVivian Qu’s Angels Wear White from China won the best narrative feature award at the RiverRun International Film Festival in North Carolina,...
Creative Skillset Reveals Record Contributions to Skills Investment Fund
Total figure up 18% to more than £900k in 2017-18.Creative Skillset has revealed that its Skills Investment Fund (SIF) - commonly known as the film levy - received a record £937,768 in contributions in 2017-18. This marks an 18% increase on the previous...
First Trailer and Poster for Icelandic Thriller 'Vultures' from Producer Baltasar Kormákur (Exclusive)
The film follows two antagonistic brothers smuggling drugs via a young Polish girl.Screen can unveil an exclusive first trailer for Vultures, an Icelandic thriller written and directed by Börkur Sigthorsson (Trapped) and produced by Everest director...
Gemma Arterton, Bill Nighy Animation Strikes Early Deals for Kaleidoscope (Exclusive)
Stardog And Turbocat has presold to Turkey and China amongst others.Gemma Arterton, Bill NighyKaleidoscope Film Distribution has sealed pre-sales in several territories for Stardog And Turbocat, its family animation featuring the voices of Gemma Arterton...
Harvey Weinstein Doc from 'Man on Wire' Producer Heading to Cannes with Embankment
BBC co-producing feature doc.Simon Chinn, the two-time Oscar-winning producer of Man On Wire and Searching For Sugar Man, is working on a feature documentary about former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. Embankment Films has boarded sales on the project...
Hot Docs Announces CAD $2M Hot Docs Partners Financing Initiative
‘Making documentaries is a challenging career and our filmmakers need all the help we can provide.’Hot Docs ForumHot Docs has announced its CAD $2M financing initiative Hot Docs Partners, which will connect Canadian and international feature documentary...
IFC Films Picks Up 'The Catcher Was A Spy'
Distribute sets June 22 release for Sundance premiere.The Catcher Was A SpyIFC Films has acquired US rights to Second World War drama The Catcher Was A Spy starring Paul Rudd, Sienna Miller, Jeff Daniels, Guy Pearce, and Paul Giamatti.Ben Lewin directed...
IMR to Launch Cannes Sales on 'The Torture Report'
Steven Soderbergh producing Vice Studios CIA drama.IMR will launch sales in Cannes next week on Vice Studios’CIA drama The Torture Report starring Tim Blake Nelson, Matthew Rhys, Annette Bening, and Adam Driver.Scott Z. Burns directs the feature, which...
Ivanhoe Pictures, Pacific Horizon Pictures to Partner on Vietnam Slate
Remake of Indian survival drama Trapped in the works.TrappedIvanhoe Pictures and Los Angeles and Ho Chi Minh City-based Pacific Horizon Pictures have struck a deal to co-finance and co-produce a slate of local-language films in Vietnam.The pact calls...
Lucy Liu, Jacki Weaver, Taye Diggs Join 'Stage Mother'
Film Mode to launch Cannes sales; production set for later this year in Canada.Jacki Weaver, Taye Diggs and Lucy Liu have joined Stage Mother, which Film Mode will introduce to worldwide buyers in Cannes next week.The project is scheduled to begin shooting...
Michael Morpurgo Animation 'Kensuke's Kingdom' Headed to Cannes (Exclusive)
Bankside Films boards feature animation from Ethel & Ernest producers.Kensuke’s KingdomKensuke’s Kingdom, the feature animation based on a Michael Morpurgo’s 1999 children’s novel from the team behind Ethel & Ernest, has secured a sales deal...
Netflix Signs First Look Deal with UK-LA Outfit 42
The multi-year, first-look development, financing and production deal is for feature films.‘The Titan’ is a 42/Netflix collaboration.Management and production company 42 has entered into a multi-year first-look development, financing and production deal...
Paulo Coelho Signs with FremantleMedia for First TV Series
Untitled show follows young priest on journey of self-discovery.Paulo CoehloFremantleMedia North America (FMNA) has signed TheAlchemist author Paulo Coelho to an exclusive deal to develop the first-ever TV drama series based on the work of the Brazilian...
Picturehouse Cinema Campaigners to Take Part in May Day Protests
‘Coalition of precarious workers’ includes those from the long-running Picturehouse dispute.Protests will take place at London locations including the Picturehouse Central.Members of the long-running Living Wage Campaign, including striking Picturehouse...
Raven Banner Bolsters Cannes Slate with 'Pimped', 'SuperGrid' (Exclusive)
Drama, post-apocalyptic road movie join sales roster.PimpedToronto-based Raven Banner has acquired worldwide rights to David Barker’s Pimped and will introduce the film in Cannes next week.Pimped (pictured) tells the story of a conflicted woman who is...
RLJE Films Acquires Sundance Title 'Arizona'
Distributor plans summer theatrical release on Danny McBride, Rosemarie DeWitt comedy.ArizonaRLJE Films has acquired all North American rights to Arizona following its premiere at the start of the year in Sundance.Jonathan Watson’s directorial debut...
Slate Entertainment Group Unveils Blockchain-Driven VOD and Ticketing Platforms
Acquisitions team will be on the ground in Cannes.Slate Entertainment Group (SEG) has announced the development of its new multi-layered entertainment ecosystem powered by advanced blockchain technology.SEG brings together experts from the entertainment,...
Thailand's Purin Pictures Awards Grants to Five Projects
Titles include surrealist drama Taste and black comedy Return Of The Owl.Le Bao, director of ‘Taste’Bangkok-based film fund Purin Pictures has unveiled the five projects, including four narrative features and one documentary, which will receive grants...
'United Skates': Tribeca Review
An infectious documentary about roller skating takes the audience award (docs) at TribecaUnited SkatesDirs/prods. Dyana Winkler, Tina Brown. US. 2018. 88 minsWho knew that roller skating was such an integral part of American life, especially for African-American...
'Westworld' Wins Season Three Order from HBO
Early episodes of Season 2 of sci-fi averaging 2m viewers.‘Westworld’HBO has renewed Westworld for a third season, 10 days after the dark sci-fi series began its second season on the premium cable network.Based on the 1973 Michael Crichton feature and...
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