CANNES: QED Holdings CEOs Sasha Shapiro and Anton Lessine have engaged Fortitude International to sell their slate that includes Rock The Kasbah and The Family Fang.
The former Continental Media partners head to Cannes with a new venture that encompasses sales and marketing, led by sales titles Safelight and Sun Belt Express.
EXCLUSIVE: The Solution Entertainment Group is packaging the psychological thriller for Wolf At The Door’s Brazilian director.
Brad Pitt will act in his second Michael Lewis adaption after Moneyball alongside Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Melissa Leo and Marisa Tomei.
The world premiere of cult web series creators 5-Second Films’ first feature Dude Bro Party Massacre III will screen at the upcoming festival as top brass introduced the Zeitgeist and Nightfall sections.
The distributor has pounced following the April 19 world premiere of the rom-com starring Lake Bell and Simon Pegg.
Paramount has appointed Jill Brody to svp of worldwide marketing partnerships and brand integration.
The feature will mark the first time Steven Spielberg has directed a Disney-branded feature.
The Los Cabos International Film Festival is bestowing a $56,000 prize from Labodigital on the Tribeca Film Institute (TFI).
EXCLUSIVE: US, UK, France, Germany deals for LGBT sports drama.
Award-winning director’s Waiting For The Sea opened the Rome Film Festival in 2012.
Denmark’s Katja Adomeit and Germany’s Ingmar Trost among upcoming European producers set to be showcased at Cannes.
Films from Dubai, Guadalajara and Buenos Aires among line-up.
Richard Abramowitz will release the musical comedy in New York City on July 24 and The Orchard will complement the theatrical release with a day-and-date North American digital launch.
Three features in advanced development at new all female company.
Cast of London-set noir thriller includes Screen Stars of Tomorrow Cush Jumbo and James Floyd.
CHINA BOX OFFICE: With Universal’s Fast & Furious 7 grossing $186.58m in its first full week at the China box office, the spoils were thinly spread for every other film on release.
Steve Hoover’s documentary received its world premiere at Tribeca on April 16.
Elie Wajeman’s The Anarchists, starring Palme d’Or winner Adele Exarchopoulos and Cesar winner Tahar Rahim, to open Critics’ Week
The Sundance Best Of Next audience award winner will open theatrically in the autumn as a campaign launch for Girls star Christopher Abbott and Cynthia Nixon.
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Harrison Ford and Peter Mayhew, as Han Solo and Chewbacca, are the first of the original cast to be glimpsed in the new teaser.
With titles yet to be announced (up to three for Competition) Thierry Fremaux has presented an artistic selection which feels fresh and new, even though it’s anchored by exciting auteur ‘names’ – Audiard, Haynes, Villeneuve, Sorrentino, Van Sant.
A Bob Hund concert and a Foley demonstration show Copenhagen’s embrace of sound work.
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The Russian director of Wanted and the Night Watch takes a break from shooting Ben-Hur in Italy to tell Elbert Wyche about his producer role on a new genre he calls ‘screenmovie’.
The Netflix model ‘makes no sense for the movie industry at large’, says John Fithian, president and CEO of NATO (National Association Of Theatre Owners) on the eve of the group’s annual Las Vegas convention.
The first-time director talks to Elbert Wyche about his Tribeca Film Festival world premiere and post-apocalyptic drama based on his 2012 Blacklist screenplay.
Steve Hoover talks to Elbert Wyche about his Tribeca documentary on Gennadiy Mokhnenko’s work with vulnerable children in Ukraine.
Talking after the announcement of the Cannes Film Festival’s Official Selection on Thursday, festival chief Thierry Fremaux reveals Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise might still make it into competition and his habitual fears for the films he selects.
As the 14th annual New York jamboree kicks off, Jeremy Kay talks to festival director Genna Terranova (main picture), Tribeca Enterprises evp Paula Weinstein (centre) and director of short film programming and initiatives Sharon Badal about their work.