The executive most recently served at Memento Films International, where he served four years as the New York-based rep working on English-language productions and acquisitions.
The studio said it will open the Jesse Owens film wide on April 8, 2016, and announced that William Hurt has joined the cast. Mister Smith handles international sales.
The long-serving senior executive will become president of domestic distribution and the outgoing Nikki Rocco.
Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos flew to Colombia this week to meet President Juan Manuel Santos to discuss the upcoming original crime series Narcos as well as the country’s new cash rebate system.
Cinema Guild has taken all US rights to Pedro Costa’s New York Film Festival selection. Separately RADiUS has picked up US rights to Heaven Knows What.
It has emerged that Jason Sudeikis will lead the voice cast as Red, alongside Bill Hader, Maya Rudolph, Danny McBride and Peter Dinklage.
Last Broadcast director Lance Weiler among those set to deliver masterclasses at the St Petersburg International Media Forum, which opens tonight with Mommy [pictured].
Busan Film Festival and Chinese video platform Youku to sign MOU on Asia’s Masters and Newcomers Project
Elisabeth Murdoch is to leave Shine Group after the merger between the super-indie she founded in 2001 and Endemol is complete.
Spain has become the latest country to secure a co-production agreement with China.
Susanne Bier film stars Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper.
War drama stars Alicia Vikander and Game of Thrones star Kit Harington.
Four producers on Stephen Hopkins’ Jesse Owens biopic Race have joined forces to produce English-language features in the future for the international market.
Shane Meadows’ BAFTA-winning drama for Channel 4 starts shooting “final four stories” in Sheffield.
RioFilme, a public company linked to Rio de Janeiro’s secretariat of culture, announced today a $4.1m (R$10.16m) public bid for the selection of projects for the development of films as well as for the digitization of cinemas.
Gus Van Sant has concluded principal photography in location in Japan and Massachusetts on Bloom sales title The Sea Of Trees.
EXCLUSIVE: New York-based festival veteran Laurence Asseraf is launching the invite-only BE FILM International Features Festival as a platform to enable global films to find US distribution.
The French star of recent Toronto selection Samba who broke out in A Prophet has signed with United Talent Agency for representation.
Jack Pan has joined Robert Simonds’ film and television studio as president of motion picture marketing, effective immediately.
Paul Allen’s Vulcan Productions and Morgan Spurlock’s Cinelan are preparing a series of shorts based on the economy, including the directorial debut of former Focus Features CEO James Schamus.
Joaquin Phoenix. As Doc Sportello. In Paul Thomas Anderson’s take on the Thomas Pynchon novel. Oh come on. Does it get any better?
The stakes have never been higher (we’re told). Who on earth is foolish enough to enrage Bryan Mills this time?
Elstree Studios celebrated 100 year anniversary of filmmaking by presenting an Alfred Hitchcock bust to the British Film Institution.
The Oscar-winning screenwriter of Forrest Gump is the subject of a short film about his craft. Enjoy the clip and read a bonus interview with Elbert Wyche.
Screen International presents our 2014 AFM Product Guide.
Joe Evea, commercial director at Digital Cinema Media, considers whether the big screen and second screen can co-exist peacefully and profitably.
Universal’s Billy Elliot the Musical - Live sets new Event Cinema record with $3.1m (£1.904m) to become its first-ever number one; Sony’s reboot lands with $3.07m (£1.89m) from its 458 sites.
The Argentine director talks about his hit Wild Tales and his ambitious sci-fi four-film project The Foreigner.
The upcoming Belgian director talks to Screen about making the move to US films and working with stars like Tom Hardy and the late James Gandolfini.
Spanish Oscar-winning director, Fernando Trueba was the subject of the Binger/Screen International Interview at the Holland Film Meeting in Utrecht this weekend.