The Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA) announced the news on Monday concerning CEO and president Jean Prewitt and executive vice-president and American Film Market (AFM) managing director Jonathan Wolf.
Leaders from China’s film industry to attend new initiative at American Film Market.
EXCLUSIVE: Oliver Stone and Audiard dramas, Mel Gibson action Blood Father and Ben Wheatley’s Free Fire among haul.
EXCLUSIVE: Benelux distributor inks string of hot titles.
Deals include Germany, Australia, Italy, Japan.
Emerging digital and bespoke theatrical platforms give filmmakers and distributors a fighting chance of success in the new era, attendees at the AFM’s distribution panel heard on Tuesday (November 11).
Russia’s Wizart secures new territory deals at AFM in Asia and Latin America.
Worldwide rights holders Highland Film Group has reported a slew of sales at AFM on Christmas tale Shelby starring Chevy Chase.
APA is at the AFM touting North American rights to The Butterfly God, which Jay Russell of Ladder 49 fame has come on board to direct.
A one-minute teaser from the disaster movie was shown at the AFM.
The upcoming fantasy comedy is directed by Monty Python’s Terry Jones.
AFM 2014 has seen steady business on a number of indie packages, many of which came together at the eleventh hour, with plenty more business on the horizon.
EXCLUSIVE: Some deals on The Hateful Eight held up by home entertainment strategy, say sources.
AMBI Distribution has announced a number of sales at AFM on All Roads Lead To Rome starring Sarah Jessica Parker.
EXCLUSIVE: Das Films has signed a deal with Beijing based Yisang Media Investment to finance the $35-$40m sci-fi.
EXCLUSIVE: Film Sharks International has licensed Papers In The Wind to Disney in a pan-Latin American deal.
EXCLUSIVE: Germany-set drama and TV mini-series in works.
EXCLUSIVE: Beta Cinema sells resistance fighter biopic 13 Minutes.
EXCLUSIVE: Picture Tree International inks multiple deals on Paulo Coelho biopic.
Shanghai-based media city expects to be able to launch specific projects and co-productions at Cannes 2015.
Titles include Ben Younger’s Bleed For This and Noah Baumbach’s While We’re Young [pictured].
After a hard day’s work at the recent market in Santa Monica, movers and shakers let their hair down
Director Bert Marcus and subject Mike Tyson tell Jeremy Kay about how their boxing documentary, Champs, transcends the world of sports.
As international sales companies arrive in Santa Monica, Screen correspondents profile a selection of key titles, at various stages of production, available in the market.
As A-list projects become more difficult to package, talent heads to TV and the Netflix effect remains uncertain, can AFM offer a silver lining, asks Jeremy Kay.
A host of films from Hong Kong are lining up at AFM, including Pang Ho Cheung’s return home, Soi Cheang’s sci-fi action thriller and Tsui Hark’s hotly tipped 3D spy movie. Sarah Cooper reports
Some of South Korea’s hottest films are being sold at this year’s AFM, from Im Kwon-taek’s 102nd film to the Detective K sequel. Jean Noh reports.
The year’s hottest Taiwanese films are being sold here at AFM. Sarah Cooper profiles a selection of the key titles, at all stages of production.
Creative England and The Agency kicked off a week of Los Angeles activities with a reception at the British Consul General’s Residence on Monday evening.
Corin Hardy, a former Screen International Star of Tomorrow and director of The Hallow, tells Ian Sandwell about bringing a special intensity to his feature.
Ehud Bleiberg looks back on his 30-year career, telling Jeremy Kay about his AFM slate and how he is adapting to new distribution models.