In what looks set to become the Marché’s hot-ticket equivalent of the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao bout, the Netflix chief content officer is scheduled to take part in an on-stage conversation on May 15.
Heading into the Cannes world premiere, details have emerged of the international buyers on Thunder Road and Black Label Media’s drug cartel thriller.
Patrick Wachsberger’s Lionsgate International team will commence sales in Cannes in select territories where output deals do not apply on the thriller that reunites Thunder Road with Keanu Reeves.
ROUND-UP: CBS Films has acquired US rights to David Mackenzie’s action heist thriller starring Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine and Ben Foster. Sierra/Affinity commences sales in Cannes.
Adam Egypt Mortimer directed the film that premiered at the Stanley Film Festival on May 2.
The New York-based sales agent has picked up worldwide rights to Jesus Town USA and 3 Still Standing and international rights to Planetary.
ScreenCraft, a Hollywood-based service dedicated to connecting screenwriters with industry insiders, has expanded horizons.
Participant Media has promoted Sam Neswick to the newly created position.
UPDATED MAY 5: Marvel Studios’ superhero tentpole erupted into 4,276 theatres across North America at the weekend to deliver the second biggest three-day debut in history.
The sales agent has commenced international sales on the Sigma Films and Thruline Entertainment horror supported by Creative Scotland.
Jim Seibel and Bill Johnson will commence sales in Cannes on the Starz original TV series adaptation starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Olga Kurylenko, Bruce Willis, Bill Murray, Danny Huston, and Kelly Lynch.
The distributor has picked up writer-director Andrew Renzi’s feature debut and recent Tribeca selection starring Richard Gere. Fortitude International handles sales in Cannes on behalf of QED International.
EXCLUSIVE: Picturehouse, Element team on Yorgos Lanthimos’ Cannes entry.
EXCLUSIVE: Mark Cuban’s 2929 backs road-trip heart-warmer sold by Embankment.
Mister Smith Entertainment to begin international sales at Cannes Marche.
Employment reform negotiations end in stalemate with union poised to set new rate cards.
The San Francisco Film Society has announced the three winners of 2015 SFFS Documentary Film Fund awards.
MAY 1 UPDATE: Marvel’s Avengers: Age Of Ultron heads into its second weekend all but assured of continued supremacy on $287.3m internationally and $27.6m from North American Thursday previews.
EXCLUSIVE: Company to also market premiere First Growth [pictured], a family drama set in the vineyards of Burgundy.
EXCLUSIVE: International Film Trust heads to Cannes with sales rights to the recent Tribeca world premiere starring Jessica Biel.
PICTURE GALLERY: Filmgoers mixed with celebrities at the California festival’s 16th edition that ran from April 23-30.
Screen’s chief film critic and reviews editor Fionnuala Halligan talks about the lack of screenings ahead of Cannes and what critics most want to see at the festival.
One of the audience hits at this year’s RiverRun International Film Festival in Winston-Salem, North Carolina is Chris Gallaway’s documentary The Long Start To The Journey.
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On the eve of the world premiere at Toronto’s Hot Docs of his first film in almost eight years, the openly gay Muslim filmmaker tells Jeremy Kay why he is putting himself front and centre.
Geena Davis and ARC Entertainment’s inaugural event is about to kick off in Arkansas with a focus on impacting the quantity and quality of females and minorities in entertainment.
Newport Beach Film Festival co-founder and CEO Gregg Schwenk talks to Elbert Wyche about the California event’s programme and its passion for international cinema. The festival runs from April 23-20.
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.