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Anthony Abraham

  • Boundless Pictures gets Timeless


    Principals Courtney Lauren Penn and Brandon Burrows announced on Tuesday [13] that the production company has optioned Timeless.
  • FilmBuff uncorks Red Obsession


    FilmBuff will release the wine documentary Obsession narrated by Russell Crowe on Sept 6 on VoD with exclusive theatrical engagements. Separately, Freestyle has set a date for Surviving Evil while Artsploitation will release Hidden In The Woods on DVD in September and GoDigital has picked up Sample This.
  • Mickey Rourke joins Traffik


    Los Angeles-based Raging Pictures has announced that Mickey Rourke has joined the cast of director Ara Paiaya’s Skin Traffik.
  • Echo Bridge finds Faith


    Echo Bridge Entertainment has acquired Slamdance documentary audience award winner My Name Is Faith. Separately, Phase 4 Films and Samuel Goldwyn Films will team up on The Short Game.
  • WWE, Lionsgate see more Evil


    WWE Studios and Lionsgate announced on Tuesday [6] that production on See No Evil 2 will begin in the autumn.
  • Summertime launches Legends portal


    Summertime Entertainment has announced the launch of as the official online destination for Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return.
  • Dislecksia gets October release


    Area 23a announced on Monday [5] that Dislecksia: The Movie will open theatrically in cities across the US in October.
  • Dante boards Kickstarter bid


    Joe Dante has endorsed a crowdsourcing campaign to raise $50,000 towards production costs on Nick Basile’s [pictured] thriler.
  • Bernard Hill eyes Crossing


    The British actor announced on Thursday [Aug 1] that he will make his feature film directorial debut on Sound The Crossing.
  • Adore to close Montreal fest


    Anne Fontaine’s drama is set to close the Montreal World Film Festival’s 37th edition on Sept 2.
  • AFM to launch producer forum


    AFM executives announced on Wednesday [31] the launch of the AFM Producers Forum as well as topics and schedule for the forthcoming AFM Conference Series. Unifrance will return to the market for the first time in three years.
  • Scott Walker, The Frozen Ground


    After years at the helm of his world-renowned advertising agency Happy Dog, New Zealander Scott Walker quit his job and follow his dream of becoming a director.
  • AFI boosts scholarships


    AFI executives announced on Wednesday [31] a scholarship funding hike at the AFI Conservatory, the institute’s two-year graduate programme, that they said would raise funding to nearly three times previous levels.
  • Digital launch for Dick Figures film


    Cinedigm announced on Tuesday [30] that Dick Figures: The Movie, based on the animated YouTube series created by Ed Skudder and Zack Keller, will open on Sept 17.
  • ICM Partners names lit heads


    The agency announced on Tuesday [30] that Doug MacLaren and Harley Copen have been named co-heads of the partnership’s motion picture literary department. 
  • D Films lines up Scarehouse


    D Films announced on Monday [29] that pre-production will begin on Aug 20 on thriller The Scarehouse in Windsor, Canada.
  • Messenger starts shoot


    Production has begun in Atlanta, Georgia, on the Jeremy Renner thriller Kill The Messenger, Focus Features CEO James Schamus and co-CEO Andrew Karpen announced on Thursday [25].
  • Kino Lorber acquires Ali


    Kino Lorber executives announced on Wednesday [24] the acquisition of North American rights to Kartemquin Films’ documentary The Trials of Muhammad Ali.
  • Wolfe buys Outfest trio


    EXCLUSIVE: LBGT Wolfe Releasing has acquired rights to three films that screened at Outfest Los Angeles, which concluded at the weekend. Separately, Image Entertainment has set then release pattern for The Colony.
  • Grand Seduction to open Atlantic FF


    Don McKellar’s The Grand Seduction starring Brendan Gleeson and Taylor Kitsch will open the 33rd Atlantic Film Festival in Halifax, Canada, set to run from Sept 12-19.
  • Vertical takes Outfest G.B.F.


    Vertical Entertainment has acquired North American rights to G.B.F, or Gay Best Friend, which closed Outfest 2013 in Los Angeles on Sunday night [21].
  • Codeblack nets Flyy Girl


    The Lionsgate subsidiary has acquired the rights to Omar Tyree’s coming-of-age trilogy bestseller.
  • Comic-Con: Dravn film in the works


    Heading into the annual convention in San Diego, Universal Pictures-based Dravnverse has announced the start of pre-production on the first Dravn feature adaptation.
  • MPAA beefs up global unit


    Shanna Winters has joined the Motion Picture Association Of America (MPAA) as senior vp of global policy.
  • Hunting Elephants scores in Israel


    EXCLUSIVE: Reshef Levi’s crime caper scored the biggest opening weekend of the year-to-date in its native Israel after beating out Despicable Me 2 and The Lone Ranger in its first few days.
  • Pennsylvania keeps tax advantage


    Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett’s new state budget signed on Jun 30 has backed the Pennsylvania Film and Television Production Tax Credit programme, which remains fully funded at $60m.
  • ShortFest unveils schedule


    The Palm Springs International ShortFest announced on Wednesday [19] the panels and forum topics to be discussed at this year’s even, set to run from Jun 18-24.
  • Shooting begins on thriller November Man


    Will Patton and Caterina Scorsone have joined Pierce Brosnan on the cast of November Man, which Roger Donaldson is currently shooting in Belgrade, Serbia.
  • Producers line up George Jones biopic


    28 Entertainment principals announced on Tuesday [18] that they have acquired the life rights to country music legend George Jones and his wife Nancy.
  • TFI, Gucci unveil fund recipients


    Tribeca Film Institute and Gucci announced the recipients of the Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund on Thursday [13].
  • Liotta joins Octane’s Dragons


    Top brass at IM Global’s genre division announced on Wednesday [12] that Ray Liotta has joined the Triad thriller Revenge Of The Green Dragons as production got underway.