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Articles from April 2014

DailyMotion in Scripted First
Video-sharing site DailyMotion has commissioned a 'sci-fi hipster' drama as its first piece of original scripted content, which will also receive a theatrical release.Portal is a 6 x 15-minute series produced by Manchester-based indie Future Artists....
Draft Day
Dir: Ivan Reitman. US. 2014. 110minsIf Moneyball were about football rather than baseball and featured lovable sitcom-like characters rather than sharp-edged protagonists, it would be Draft Day, a genial, saggy comedy-drama that goes a long way on the...
Liz Murdoch, Double Negative Back New UK Animation Studio
Former Aardman Features exec Sarah Smith, has launched a UK animation studio with backing from Elisabeth Murdoch and Double Negative.Sarah Smith, the award-winning producer, writer and director of Arthur Christmas and a former Creative Director at Aardman...
MipTV: The Hunt for Global Partners
MipTV was awash with producers, networks and broadcasters looking for international partners to co-finance high-end drama projects that appeal beyond national borders.Keynotes from Starz chief executive Chris Albrecht, Playground boss Colin Callender,...
Panama Festival Grows with First Market
With its third edition, which concluded on Wednesday, the Panama International Film Festival continued the year-on-year growth that is turning it into one of the region's most important showcases for Ibero-American cinema.For the first time this year,...
Participant to Co-Finance Image Nation's Malala Doc
Oscar-winning director of An Inconvenient Truth making the film about the Pakistani teenager who survived a brutal assassination attempt by the Taliban.Image Nation Abu Dhabi has announced that US-based Participant Media will co-finance the upcoming...
Party Girl to Open Un Certain Regard
Debut feature is from co-directors Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger and Samuel Theis.Party Girl, the debut of writer-directors Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger and Samuel Theis, is to open the Official Selection of Un Certain Regard at the Cannes Film...
Screen Int'l Winner Wins Fresh Funding
EXCLUSIVE: Screen award-winner among seven features funded by Lithuanian Film Centre (LFC).Kristijonas Vildziunas' Seneca's Day, winner of the Screen International best pitch award at last December's Baltic Event, is one of seven projects - six features...
Seville Nabs Penelope Cruz Drama
eOne subsidiary acquires Julio Medem Spanish-language drama.eOne's boutique sales arm Seville International has acquired international rights to upcoming Spanish feature film Ma Ma, starring Penélope Cruz, from Morena Films and Backup Media Group .Writer-director...
TFF Launches Tribeca N.O.W
Festival top brass have also announced the programme for the fifth Tribeca Online Festival and Tribeca Film's VOD slate during TFF, set to run from April 16-27.The new Tribeca N.O.W. offers a glimpse into the work of 12 creators of new online work (N.O.W.)...
UK Firms May Gain from Quiet MipTV
A relatively quiet MipTV was good news for British producers and distributors, who took advantage of a noticeable lack of Americans to strike deals.MipTV is traditionally quieter than October's Mipcom, but this week's event was particularly subdued,...
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