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Articles from June 2016

13 Films Reports Cannes Rush for 'Extortion', 'Manhattan Nocturne'
Los Angeles-based 13 Films has sold action title Extortion starring Barkhad Abdi, Eion Baily and Danny Glover to Ascot Elite Entertainment for Germany, Signature Entertainment for the UK and Interfilm Co. for Japan.Further deals closed in Spain (Corbi...
Four UK Financiers Found Guilty in Major Film Fraud Case
Four UK film executives have been found guilty of operating a fraudulent film investment scheme that was used to claim an estimated £100m ($145m) of tax repayments.The men were found guilty at Birmingham Crown Court after they were shown to have falsely...
Gabriel Cowan, ‘They Call Us Monsters’
Against the backdrop of ongoing reform efforts to make the State's juvenile sentencing laws more lenient, Cowan and director Ben Lear go behind the doors of the facility where Cowan teaches a creative writing course.Earlier this year, there was a successful...
Locarno Film Festival to Pay Tribute to Roger Corman
Locarno Film Festival (August 3-13) is to pay tribute to Roger Corman, the cult US filmmaker known as the "king of the B-movie" whose features include The Little Shop of Horrors (1960), Death Race 2000 (1975) and Piranha (1978).The 69th edition of the...
Netflix Reveals Cannes Haul Including Hits 'Divines', 'Aquarius'
SVOD goliath Netflix has picked up worldwide rights to Houda Benyamina's well-received French thriller Divines [pictured].Described by Screen's critic as a "tough, feisty disaffected youth drama", the film stars Oulaya Amamra as a young woman who descends...
Protagonist Secures More Deals on 'American Honey', 'Free Fire'
UK-based sales outfit Protagonist Pictures has revealed further sales made on its Cannes slate, including selling out territories for Andrea Arnold's competition title American Honey.Adding to the multi-territory deal closed at the festival with Focus/Universal,...
Steve Coogan-Rob Brydon's 'The Trip to Spain' Heads to US, Europe, Asia
Goalpost Film has scored key pre-sales on the The Trip To Spain, the upcoming third instalment in Michael Winterbottom's popular comedy franchise starring Steve Coogan (Philomena) and Rob Brydon (Cinderella).Deals have concluded with IFC for the US,...
Temple', 'Drone', 'The Titan' among Signature's Cannes Deals
UK distributor Signature Entertainment has revealed five all rights acquisitions secured at the Cannes Film Festival.It has struck two deals with Voltage Pictures, including for Lennart Ruff's sci-fiepic The Titan, which is set to star Sam Worthington...
Viki Strikes Content Deal with China’s Huace Group
The deal covers around ten Huace TV series, including top-rating show My Amazing Boyfriend, which already streams on Viki. It also includes dozens of Huace library titles, to be made available for the first time to users in North America and Europe.Viki...
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