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Articles from October 2012

American Film Festival Unveils Full Lineup
Saftey Not Guaranteed [pictured], Jack and Diane and How To Survive A Plague among titles to screen at the third edition of the festival, which runs Nov 13-18.The upcoming third annual American Film Festival (AFF) in Wroclow, Poland has announced its...
Anyone for a Round of Blood?
Halloween, Netflix style.So, I'm drinking a shot of blood with a skeleton while watching 'Thriller' danced in front of me. Just a standard Tuesday night, then.But fear not, this isn't the result of an AFM-induced breakdown; rather it's the Netflix Fright...
Cinedigm, Alloy Digital Strike Digital Distribution
EXCLUSIVE: Digital distributor and theatre conversion specialist Cinedigm Entertainment Group has struck a deal with Alloy Digital to deliver packaged content from the latter's SMOSH and Clevver YouTube channels to ancillary platforms.The partners also...
Dafoe, Audiard and Troell to Be Awarded in Stockholm
23rd edition of the Stockholm International Film Festival runs Nov 7-18.US actor Willem Dafoe [pictured], French director Jacques Audiard and Swedish director Jan Troell will all leave the 23rd Stockholm International Film Festival with overweight luggage...
Doha Tribeca Film Festival Announce Arab Film Competition Jury and Lineup
Fourth edition of the festival, which runs Nov 17-24, will also hold a special showcase of Algerian cinema.Over 87 films from 34 countries will screen at the fourth Doha Tribeca Film Festival (DTFF), which runs Nov 17-24, with numerous nations making...
EuropaCorp and Belga Films Sign Three-Year Output Deal
Wide-ranging deal also covers co-production, financing via the Belgian tax shelter and diversification into next generation multiplexes.EuropaCorp has signed an exclusive, three-year output deal with Brussels-based distributor Belga Films for Belgium...
Exclusive Media Unveils Pre-AFM Sales on Tombstones
Alex Walton and the team have closed a raft of major territories on the upcoming Liam Neeson thriller A Walk Among The Tombstones led by a deal with Alliance Films for the UK, Canada and Spain. Universal holds US rights and production is set for February...
Film4 Marks Anniversary with 30 Films for 30p
Film4 is celebrating its 30th anniversary by offering 30 of its biggest titles for download at a cut price.From Nov 1, a different film from Film4's back catalogue will be made available to download daily from Film4OD for 30p per film.Film4's 30 Films...
Kaleidoscope Sees Plenty in Whedon's Much Ado about Nothing
EXCLUSIVE: UK outfit takes world sales rights (excluding US) to Joss Whedon's update on Shakespearean comedy.UK outfit Kaleidoscope Film Distribution has acquired worldwide sales rights (excluding North America) and UK distribution rights to Joss Whedon's...
Pathe Boards Feature Based on UK Dance Troupe Diversity
EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros has UK rights to feature starring and choreographed by troupe frontman Ashley Banjo.Pathe International's market premieres include Stephen Frears' drama Philomena, starring Steve Coogan and Judi Dench, and musical Diversity: Rise,...
Red Dawn
Dir: Dan Bradley. US. 2012. 94minsThe long-delayed remake of John Milius' 1984 Cold War drama Red Dawn turns out to be heavy on noisy action and light on almost everything else, including plot development and dramatic tension. A young cast headed by...
SC Films Re-Teams with the Animation Picture Company on Flying South
EXCLUSIVE: SC Films acquires 3D family animation Flying South and thriller Bullet ahead of AFM.Simon Crowe's [pictured] SC Films is continuing its successful collaboration with The Animation Picture Company after picking up international rights to the...
Synchronicity Maiden Slate to Include Elijah Wood in Cooties
President of international distribution Ruzanna Kegeyan arrives at the market with the first three titles since The Solution Entertainment Group and LA-based Siren Studios launched the genre production and sales outfit last summer.Cooties will star Elijah...
TF1's Wolves Strike in Germany, Japan, Russia, Middle East
EXCLUSIVE: Other buzz titles on TF1 International's AFM slate include The Brass Teapot and Before The Winter Chills.TF1 International has sold David Hayter's werewolf thriller Wolves into a slew of territories ahead of showing first footage at the AFM.Early...
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