Oscar-nominated film also a front-runner in Cesars.
Mike Flanagan’s eagerly anticipated film that thrilled buyers at a secret screening in Toronto last September is among the ten-strong genre roster in the 23rd edition of the festival, set to run from March 11-19 in Austin, Texas.
The company is reportedly finalising a North American rights deal for the Biblical era biopic that would see it partner once again with See-Saw Films.
The team behind the Kevin Spacey-Ansel Elgort drama that Good Universe will be selling in Berlin have deepened their ties.
Sources confirmed the North American deal on Tuesday that is understood to have closed for a little under $10m.
EXCLUSIVE: The Toronto-based distributor and sales agent arrives at the EFM with four new titles to introduce to buyers.
The R.D. Liang biopic stars David Tennant in the lead role, alongside Elisabeth Moss.
Porta dos Fundos - Contrato Vitalicio, from the YouTube comedy troupe, is now filming in Rio de Janeiro.
The Brazilian promotional body will attend the EFM for the tenth consecutive year to talk up a slate of national films that includes Panorama selections Time Was Endless and Don’t Call Me Son.
Star Wars actor John Boyega pulls ahead among BAFTA Rising Star contenders.
The sales outfit has also taken two other films for EFM: Yaniv Berman’s Land Of The Little People and Jan Speckenbach’s Freedom.
Jemma Desai to work on shorts and global exhibition; Wendy Mitchell takes permanent post working on festivals and digital.
Drama about the iconic gay artist to shoot in Sweden.
EXCLUSIVE: Company also reveals more details about Claire Denis’s High Life and will show fresh footage of Emir Kusturica’s On The Milky Road.
Top brass at the effects and feature animation studio said on Monday the 54,000 sq ft Canadian hub – backed by Québec’s investment arm, among others – will get nine features into production and create 500 permanent jobs by 2020.
Universal comedy Dad’s Army leads Fri-Sun with $3m (£2.07m) from 585 sites.
The historical drama triumphed with six awards, while Oscar-nominated A War had to settle for one.
EXCLUSIVE: Parkland will introduce thriller to buyers at the EFM.
Dir. Stephen Chow Sing-chi, 2016, China, 93 mins
Plus: Production begins on The Last Word; Keira Knightley circles Collateral Beauty; Music Box acquires Sundance entry The Innocents; and more…
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SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Abigail Payne, a partner in the Film and Television Group of law firm Harbottle & Lewis, explains.
After a buzzy Sundance for US deals, attention now turns to Berlin and the European Film Market (EFM), which for the European film industry always serves as the pre-eminent launchpad to the year’s deal-making.
What one thing can be done - however small - to bring more minorities and women into the film industry?
Screen profiles the features making their world premieres - and key international premieres - at the 66th Berlin Film Festival.
The full line-up of world premieres in Competition at the 66th Cannes Film Festival with details on each title including sales contacts.
The full line-up of world premieres Out Of Competition at the 66th Berlin Film Festival with details on each title including sales contacts.
SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: The Irish film industry is walking tall thanks to the success of Brooklyn and Room, and a record seven titles launching at Sundance. Tom Grater looks at how Ireland aims to build on its creative prosperity.
The full line-up of world premieres in Panorama at the 66th Berlin Film Festival with details on each title including sales contacts.
SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: The Sundance plays made by Fox Searchlight for The Birth Of A Nation and Amazon for Manchester By The Sea will be hot topics at the European Film Market (EFM). Jeremy Kay explores what the deals mean for the independent sector.
The winners, the party and the glamour from the Screen Awards 2015.
The Screen Awards has unveiled its 2015 winners, recognising excellence in UK marketing, distribution and exhibition.