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AFM projects theatre boost

18-May-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: This year’s edition of the market will utilise the renovated Monica Film Center and the Arclight at the Santa Monica Place shopping centre.

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Pathe reveals AFM sales of 'Viceroy’s House'

16-Nov-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Period drama stars Downton Abbey’s Hugh Bonneville and The X Files’ Gillian Anderson as Lord and Lady Mountbatten.

Bleiberg’s 'Experimenter' clicks with AFM buyers

13-Nov-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Bleiberg Entertainment has sold out Michael Almereyda’s psychological thriller starring Peter Sarsgaard led by a deal with StudioCanal for the UK and Rialto in Australia and New Zealand.

Nicolas Winding Refn

Front Row scores 20 titles at AFM

13-Nov-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Films include Maniac Cop, produced by Nicolas Winding Refn, and The Discovery, starring Nicholas Hoult and Rooney Mara.

Ben Wheatley

Alchemy enters Ben Wheatley’s 'Free Fire'

11-Nov-2015 | By

NOVEMBER 12 UPDATE: In a significant development at AFM that illustrates its ambitions, the distributor confirmed it has picked up US rights to the British wunderkind’s crime thriller.

Mercury Plains

Carnaby slate draws AFM buyers

11-Nov-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: US, France, Australia, Germany among deals; Mercury Plains, Iggy Pop thriller ink sales.


Finnish agents talk up 'Snow White Trilogy'

10-Nov-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: AFM attendees have been in talks over a potential YA film or TV adaptation of another Scandinavian property to take the book world by storm.

Dominant, GLG Capital strengthen ties

10-Nov-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Financier Michael Gianfriddo of Dominant Entertainment and capital markets expert Greg Gantman of GLG Capital have launched a strategic partnership to provide asset-based alternative financing for the entertainment and media industries.

Travis Stevens

Snowfort, AMP announce co-pro slate

9-Nov-2015 | By Ian Sandwell

First project will be Trent Haaga’s 68 Kill, based on the crime novel by Bryan Smith.


Slow AFM eyes China, market shifts

8-Nov-2015 | By

While China’s high-level forays into Hollywood have dominated the conversation all week, the view at ground level at a quiet AFM is of a market in fundamental flux where lower tier companies are locked in a fight for survival.

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AFM: Magnolia acquires 'The Last King'

8-Nov-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: North American deal for action-adventure starring Game Of Thrones, Kon-Tiki stars.

Christophe Gans

'20,000 Leagues' dives into AFM

8-Nov-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: In its second bold statement of intent at AFM, the Los Angeles-based sales company has introduced 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea to the market, a rival project to Bryan Singer’s recently announced version of the timeless Jules Verne classic.

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Amazon Studios buys Refn's 'Neon Demon', plans theatrical

8-Nov-2015 | By Screen staff

Gaumont and Wild Bunch pact with online giant.

Ian Hart joins 'Modern Life Is Rubbish'

8-Nov-2015 | By

The Exchange handles worldwide rights to the rom-com at the AFM.

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PNP takes 'Break Point' from Myriad

8-Nov-2015 | By

Learning To Drive collaborators reuinte on tennis comedy.

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'The Dead Room' flies for Raven

8-Nov-2015 | By

AFM horror title sells to Middle East, South Korea and more.

2 Nights Till Morning

Wide Management inks Lat Am, Korea deals

8-Nov-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: 2 Nights Till Morning, Panama among in-demand titles.

Natural Born Pranksters

US BRIEFS: Lionsgate acquires 'Natural Born Pranksters'

7-Nov-2015 | By

Studio teams with YouTube stars on day-and-date launch

The People Vs Fritz Bauer

Cohen Media Group picks up 'The People Vs. Fritz Bauer'

7-Nov-2015 | By

Cohen Media Group has acquired all North American rights from Beta Cinema at AFM to Lars Kraume’s historical drama.

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Industry lynchpins address market malaise at AFM

7-Nov-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

Participant CEO David Linde among those to address challenges during AFM finance conference.

Saulnier’s 'Green Room' secures France deal

7-Nov-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: The Jokers inks deal with WestEnd for Jeremy Saulnier thriller.

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IM Global takes Chinese rights to 'The Noble Family'

7-Nov-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: The company has taken Chinese remake rights to the Mexican hit.

Elliot The Littlest Reindeer

DDI, Fleet-Fairhaven launch $50m P&A fund

7-Nov-2015 | By

Double Dutch International (DDI) has struck a $50m P&A fund with the private wealth management firm.


Little Film Co finds 'The Perfect Physique'

7-Nov-2015 | By

The Little Film Company has come on to handle worldwide sales on The Perfect Physique and is in talks with AFM buyers.

Mischa Barton

Alchemy conjures Rebel quartet for US

7-Nov-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Alchemy takes Mischa Barton [pictured], Tara Reid, Paz De La Huerta titles.

Hungry Hearts

Klockworx takes 'Bovary', 'Hearts'

7-Nov-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Radiant Films International has struck at the market with Klockworx for Japanese rights to two titles on its slate.

Ronda Rousey

Vladar in the 'Hurt Business'

7-Nov-2015 | By

New York-based The Vladar Company has been talking with buyers on a trio of new titles led by mixed martial arts documentary The Hurt Business.

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China production catching up to Hollywood

7-Nov-2015 | By

The president of China Film Co-Production Corporation told an AFM panel on Friday that local producers want collaboration with American and international counterparts in order to make better films that can travel.

Nigel Thomas

Benattar/Thomas aim for Iraq war book 'Sniper One'

7-Nov-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: LA production outfit takes rights to Iraq war story.

Nobody Wants the Night

Coixet’s recut Berlin opener re-enters market

7-Nov-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Metro International takes over from Elle Driver on Juliette Binoche drama.

Liam Neeson

Lionsgate snaps up two from StudioCanal

6-Nov-2015 | By

The studio has picked up US rights to Liam Neeson starrer The Commuter and Our Kind Of Traitor starring Ewan McGregor.

Ted Geoghegan

Dark Sky, Snowfort team on 'Satanic Panic'

6-Nov-2015 | By

The partners have hired Ted Geoghegan to direct the follow-up to his acclaimed SXSW 2015 selection We Are Still Here. MPI has begun talks with international buyers at the AFM.

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Mongrel's 'Goddesses' lure deals

6-Nov-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Mongrel International has closed key territories on Pan Nalin’s recent Rome audience award winner Angry Indian Goddesses heading into Sunday’s market premiere screening.

Jason Bateman

Jason Bateman joins 'Felt'

6-Nov-2015 | By

The latest piece of key casting has dropped into the Watergate spy thriller that Sierra/Affinity is selling at the AFM.

Michael J Fox

DDI buyers lap up Michael J Fox in 'A.R.C.H.I.E.'

6-Nov-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Double Dutch International (DDI) has closed several key territories at the AFM on A.R.C.H.I.E. starring Michael J Fox.

Duane Adler

Myriad tempts buyers with 'Heartbeats'

6-Nov-2015 | By

Myriad Pictures and Das Films have signed an exclusive deal with US-based Dance Network on the upcoming dance feature Heartbeats that Myriad is selling at AFM.

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The Exchange promotes Nathaniel McCormick, hires Caddy Vanasiriku

6-Nov-2015 | By

CEO Brian O’Shea at the Los Angeles-based sales company has promoted Nathaniel McCormick to evp of worldwide distribution.

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Pureflix strikes deals on busy slate

6-Nov-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Ron Gell has introduced three faith and family-friendly titles here under the Pure Flix Quality Flix banner and reports a number of early sales.


IM Global promotes trio

6-Nov-2015 | By

Joanne Lee and JR Smith have been promoted to director of acquisitions positions at IM Global and Weihan Zhang has been promoted to senior manager, sales and acquisitions Asia.

Todd Olsson

Todd Olsson, Kenner Bolt join IFT

6-Nov-2015 | By

Todd Olsson has joined International Film Trust as a sales consultant and Kenner Bolt has been appointed to the newly created position of director of acquisitions.

Amy Winehouse

Lotus boards sales on Amy Winehouse biopic

6-Nov-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

Director aims for “innovative, emotional and life affirming approach” to icon’s life.

bay of silence

Thurman, Stephens, Jokinen enter IFT’s 'Bay Of Silence'

6-Nov-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: US sales outfit launches Antti J.Jokinen thriller at AFM.

Jason Statham

Statham signs on for Wimmer thriller

6-Nov-2015 | By

Jason Statham is back in the market in Untitled Kurt Wimmer Project, a thriller collaboration between Statham and Steven Chasman’s SJ Pictures and China-based Road Pictures.

Bitter Harvest

Canadian financier launches with 'Bitter Harvest'

6-Nov-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Canadian financier puts Ukrainian plight on agenda with Spotlight Pictures drama; other investments possible.

The Boys Who Cried Wolf

M-Line snags KAFA grads

6-Nov-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Seoul-based sales agent M-Line Distribution has signed an agreement to handle all graduate films from the Korean Academy of Film Arts (KAFA), one of South Korea’s leading film schools.


'Tangerine' duo plot next moves

6-Nov-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Trans actress Mya Taylor developing TV series about her transition.

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Syndicado extends First Hand deal

6-Nov-2015 | By

US and Canada-based distributor Syndicado has extended its deal with Zurich-based documentary and TV producer, sales agent and distributor First Hand Films.

Death Valley

Boll brings Death Valley

6-Nov-2015 | By

Uwe Boll’s Event Film has been enticing buyers at AFM with the noir thriller Death Valley.

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'Rise Of The Krays' marches to US

6-Nov-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Grindstone picks up gangster crime-drama.

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Cargo pushes Duhamel flick

6-Nov-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Cargo Entertainment and Radiant Films are shopping Lost In The Sun at AFM.

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Prescience launches Ignition film and TV fund

6-Nov-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

Ignition Media Finance to lend producers 20% of budgets during pre-production.

Baba Joon

Israel Film Fest of LA heads to AFM

6-Nov-2015 | By Wendy Mitchell

The Israel Film Festival in Los Angeles is coinciding with the AFM to showcase Israeli films and TV shows during the market for the first time.


STX Entertainment closes output deals

5-Nov-2015 | By

The studio has announced at AFM more than 20 output partners as it builds its international network and revealed further details of the films that will be offered to distributors including Toronto pick-up Hardcore.

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Amy Winehouse biopic tempts Noomi Rapace

5-Nov-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo lead in talks to star as iconic UK soul singer.


US BRIEFS: IFC Midnight takes US on 'The Pack'

5-Nov-2015 | By

Plus… Fortitude International begins sales on Android; AFI FEST sets Johnny Depp on-stage conversation; The Strand acquires The KindWords … and more.

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Diane Lane joins 'Felt' cast

5-Nov-2015 | By

The actress has joined Liam Neeson on the Watergate thriller that Sierra/Affinity represents at the AFM.


AFM: Myriad Pictures boards 'The Parts You Lose'

5-Nov-2015 | By

Game Of Thrones regular Carice van Houten has joined Aaron Paul on the drama that Myriad Pictures has introduced to international buyers at the market.

Berlin Syndrome

Artificial Eye snaps up Palmer-starring 'Berlin Syndrome'

5-Nov-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: MFI reveals first pre-sales on Cate Shortland’s third feature.

Land of Mine

K5 inks key deals on TIFF premiere 'Land Of Mine'

5-Nov-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: France, Spain, Italy, Australia among territory deals on well-received Danish drama.


Signature inks Beta, Solution deals

5-Nov-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Ambitious UK distributor adds Colonia, Man Down.

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TF1 books 'Babysitting 2' sales

5-Nov-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Sequel due to hit French screens in December.

Samantha Barks

Samantha Barks dances to Hilary Shor romantic-drama

5-Nov-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Les Miserables star joins new cast on Everything Carries Me To You.


Thunderbird ties up with 'Entanglement'

5-Nov-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Vancouver-based Thunderbird Films continues its push into sales and announced at AFM it has acquired worldwide rights to the comedy Entanglement starring Thomas Middleditch and Jess Weixler.


Pantelion parties with spring break comedy

5-Nov-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Pantelion has begun talks with international buyers here on the teen sex comedy Sundown starring Camilla Belle, Teri Hatcher and Sara Paxton.

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Finecut picks up Na Hong-jin mystery 'Gokseong'

5-Nov-2015 | By

Seoul-based sales company Finecut has picked up international rights to Gokseong.


Travolta's 'Gotti' is hot seller for Highland

5-Nov-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Highland Film Group also has Schwarzenegger revenge drama 478 on offer at AFM.

Pierce Brosnan

Green-Light taps into 'Urge'

5-Nov-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: LA-based Green-Light International has come on to handle sales at the AFM on the Pierce Brosnan thriller Urge.

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Grindstone flys with FilmSharks' 'Monkeys'

5-Nov-2015 | By

Grindstone Entertainment Group has acquired North American rights from Buenos Aires-based FilmSharks to Wicked Flying Monkeys.


Raven bites on 'Hexecutioners'

5-Nov-2015 | By

Raven Banner Entertainment are selling the film at AFM.

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Elizabeth Banks to star in 'Rita Hayworth' for Radiant

4-Nov-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: The red-hot star will play a WWII photographer stranded on a Pacific Island in Rita Hayworth With A Hand Grenade, which Radiant Films International has introduced to AFM buyers.

Xavier Dolan

Seville International boards 'John F. Donovan'

4-Nov-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Anick Poirier and her sales team swing into the AFM with worldwide rights to Xavier Dolan’s first English-language project The Death And Life Of John F. Donovan starring Jessica Chastain and Game Of Thrones heartthrob Kit Harrington.

Levi Miller

Pan’s Levi Miller moves into 'Safe Neighborhood'

4-Nov-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Chris Peckover’s Sydney-set home invasion thriller to shoot early 2016.

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Sam Claflin enlists in WWI classic 'Journey’s End'

4-Nov-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Claflin, Freddie Highmore, Paul Bettany attached to feature adaptation.

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Ricky Gervais joins 'Blazing Samurai'

4-Nov-2015 | By

The British comedian will star in the Mass Animation, Huayi Brothers Media Corporation, Flying Tigers Entertainment and GFM Films animation that GFM is touting at the AFM.

Lena Headey

Myriad’s Scoundrel Media to sell 'The Woman Of The Woods'

4-Nov-2015 | By

Myriad Pictures’s genre label will finance and handle worldwide sales on the thriller to star Lena Headey.

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Brian Cox to star in 'Churchill'

4-Nov-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Brian Welsh to direct drama about lead up to D-Day landing.

Alix Vaillot

Gaumont’s 'Heartstrings' pulls sales

4-Nov-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Violin prodigy Alix Vaillot [pictured] stars as a musician battling blindness.

Fight Valley

Breaking Glass boards 'Fight Valley'

4-Nov-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Breaking Glass has secured worldwide rights heading into AFM on the action drama starring a bevy of UFC superstars.

Last Call For Nowhere

TF1 runs for de Chauveron’s 'Last Call'

4-Nov-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Last Call for Nowhere sold to Neue Visionen for Germany and Frenetic for Switzerland.

Boundless partners launch Firebrand

4-Nov-2015 | By

US-based Boundless Pictures founder Courtney Lauren Penn and co-founder Brandon Burrows have launched subsidiary label Firebrand to handle elevated-genre pictures budgeted up to $10m.


Arclight closes early sales on 'A Few Less Men'

4-Nov-2015 | By

Arclight Films has announced the start of principal Photography in Perth, Western Australia, on A Few Less Men and a slew of key pre-sales.

Erik Van Looy

The Works votes for Van Looy's 'Prime Minister'

4-Nov-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Company also boards documentary The Climb.

Sleeping Beauty

XLrator Media acquires US on 'The Curse Of Sleeping Beauty'

4-Nov-2015 | By

The deal with sales agent Bleiberg Entertainment will see the companies partner on an episodic series based on the fantasy thriller.


Arrow picks up Gere, Brody titles

4-Nov-2015 | By Wendy Mitchell

EXCLUSIVE: UK distributor acquires The Benefactor, Backtrack, The Pack and Anguish.

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'Top Cat Begins' gets sales deal

4-Nov-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: UK sales outfit Kaleidoscope boards family animation.


The Exchange, SPWA strike deal on 'A Street Cat Named Bob'


Sony Pictures Worldwide has acquired a large swathe of territories from The Exchange to the Luke Treadaway drama including the UK, Australia and New Zealand, Scandinavia and Latin America.

Josh Hartnett to star in 'Gut Instinct'

4-Nov-2015 | By

Montreal-based Caramel Films and Hollywood’s Mednick Productions have cast Josh Hartnett in the police thriller.


Keitel one of Premiere’s 'Chosen'

4-Nov-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Premiere Entertainment Group arrives at the market with worldwide rights to UK-based Sterling Pictures’ WWII action film Chosen starring Harvey Keitel.

Liam Neeson

Finecut lands Neeson war movie

4-Nov-2015 | By

Korea’s Finecut has picked up John H Lee’s upcoming war movie Operation Chromite, starring Liam Neeson as General Douglas MacArthur.

Jackie Chan

Golden Network dials up Jackie Chan trio

4-Nov-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

Golden Network will be at the AFM with a trio of Jackie Chan films including action comedy Railroad Tigers and adventure comedy Kung Fu Yoga.

Look Who's Back

Beta fired up for Hitler comedy sales

4-Nov-2015 | By

German sales outfit Beta is reporting huge buyer interest in Look Who’s Back; also launching Hevn.

Wonderful Nightmare

M-Line has 'Wonderful Nightmare'

4-Nov-2015 | By

Seoul-based sales agent M-Line Distribution has picked up new titles from Lee Joon-ik and Lee Sung-gang and sealed a Japanese deal on Kang Hyo-jin’s Wonderful Nightmare [pictured].

Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey joins 'Billionaire Boys Club'

3-Nov-2015 | By

The Oscar winner will play murdered Beverly Hills high-flier Ron Levin alongside Ansel Elgort and Taron Egerton on the project that Good Universe introduces to buyers this week.

Nicole Kidman

SKE to finance 'The Silent Wife'

3-Nov-2015 | By

Sidney Kimmel Entertainment (SKE) has come on to fully finance and co-produce the thriller that FilmNation is introducing to buyers at the market.

J.K. Simmons

Fortitude International to sell 'The Bachelors'

3-Nov-2015 | By

JK Simmons will star in the ensemble comedic drama that Nadine de Barros and her sales team are introducing to AFM buyers this week.

Road To Istanbul

Elle Driver signs films from Bouchareb, Grau, Cleven, Dana

3-Nov-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Oscar-nominated Bouchareb explores plight of parents who lose children to ISIS.

Liam Neeson

Liam Neeson to star in 'Felt'

3-Nov-2015 | By

Sierra/Affinity has bulked up its market slate with international rights to the spy thriller from Scott Free Productions, Playtone, Cara Films and MadRiver Pictures.


FilmNation, Shane Carruth chart ‘The Modern Ocean’

3-Nov-2015 | By

Glen Basner and his team have added a second prestige title to their market slate in the form of Shane Carruth’s all-star adventure-drama.

Lotus Entertainment to talk up 'Mute'

3-Nov-2015 | By

Duncan Jones will direct Paul Rudd and Alexander Skarsgard in the sci-fi thriller he has waited 12 years to make.


Samuel Jackson joins GFM Films’ 'Blazing Samurai'

3-Nov-2015 | By

Samuel L Jackson, Michael Cera and Mel Brooks have joined Mass Animation, Huayi Brothers Media Corporation, Flying Tigers Entertainment and GFM Films’ animation.

Roland Emmerich enters DDI’s 'Lost Amazon'

3-Nov-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Jason Moring and his team continue to assemble a roster of high-quality animation and have picked up worldwide rights to the Awesometown Entertainment feature heading into the market.

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Beta Cinema takes on Jude's 'Scarred Hearts'

3-Nov-2015 | By Wendy Mitchell

The film reunites Beta with Child’s Pose producer Ada Solomon and Aferim! director Radu Jude.


Lightning Entertainment brings 'Anguish'

3-Nov-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Ryan Simpkins stars in the supernatural thriller that impressed critics and audiences when it premiered over the summer at the Fantasia International Film Festival in Canada.

Fort Bliss

Open Road, Impuls Pictures strike Swiss output deal

3-Nov-2015 | By

The agreement will include Open Road’s Sleepless Night starring Michelle Monaghan, Jamie Foxx and Dermot Mulroney. 

Criminal Activities

Tiberius takes Criminal Activities, Martyrs

3-Nov-2015 | By Wendy Mitchell

German distributor also acquires Martyrs.

Angel Grace starts sales on 'Isn't It Delicious'

3-Nov-2015 | By

US-based Angel Grace Worldwide (AGW) starts sales at the AFM this week on Isn’t It Delicious from Skyline-NYC Productions and Empekay KayJayKay Productions.

James McAvoy

James McAvoy to Star in 'Submergence'

2-Nov-2015 | By

Wim Wenders will direct the romantic thriller from Paris-based financier Backup Media with Cameron Lamb set to produce through Lila 9th Productions.

13 Films boards Desmond Tutu drama

2-Nov-2015 | By

Roland Joffé will direct Oscar winner Forest Whitaker and Vince Vaughn in The Archbishop And The Antichrist, which the sales agent introduces to international buyers this week.


Bleecker Street acquires 'The Last Word'

2-Nov-2015 | By

On the eve of AFM the distributor has picked up US rights from Myriad to the dramedy with Shirley MacLaine and Amanda Seyfried attached to star.

Antonio Banderas

Wild Bunch finds 'Faith' in Cuba with Banderas

2-Nov-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Company will also launch new films from Lee Tamahori, Bouli Lanners and Sylvie Verheyde at AFM.


'Amy' duo reunite on Oasis documentary

2-Nov-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

Independent to launch sales at AFM on film about iconic UK band.

Olga Kurylenko

Olga Kurylenko to star in 'Little Mizz Innocent'

2-Nov-2015 | By

Hong Kong-based All Rights Entertainment will kick off sales on the $45-55m Goldove Entertainment action thriller also starring Christopher Plummer, Carrie Anne Moss and Tyrese Gibson.

Social Suicide

'Social Suicide,' 'Doo Dah Man' get producers rep

2-Nov-2015 | By Wendy Mitchell

Producers reps The Thing Is… are representing worldwide rights to Bruce Webb’s British youth drama/thriller Social Suicide and Claude Green’s The Doo Dah Man.

The Exchange boards 'Friend Request'

1-Nov-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: On the eve of the market CEO Brian O’Shea has added international rights to a horror feature produced by the team behind Oscar winner The Lives Of Others.

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Lightning Entertainment enters 'Mind’s Eye'

1-Nov-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: The Los Angeles-based sales agent has added the Toronto Midnight Madness selection to its market roster and will commence talks with buyers this week.


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AFM 2015: Screen's dailies

Read Screen International’s daily magazines from the American Film Market (AFM) here.

AFM 2015 Product Guide

AFM 2015 Product Guide

Browse Screen International’s American Film Market (AFM) product guide here.

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Gallery: Screen at 40

Photos from Screen’s 40th birthday celebration at AFM.


“You don’t always need a ton of money”: the story behind micro-budget Sundance hit 'Tangerine'

Director Sean Baker and co-star Mya Taylor on the making of their innovative, worthy awards contender Tangerine.

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A Good year: Miriam Segal on 'Infiltrator', 2016 slate

With her first production Infiltrator in the bag, Good Films producer Miriam Segal has ambitious plans for her slate in 2016.


Grandview: surveying the talent

With writers such as Bridge Of Spies’ Matt Charman on their books, former CAA agents Matt Rosen and Jeff Silver have LA-based management firm Grandview off to a flying start.

The Veteran

From learners to 'Veteran'

Korean producer Kang Hye-jung of Filmmaker R&K discusses her long collaboration with director husband Ryoo Seung-wan — including their local box-office smash Veteran — and the challenges of finding new Korean directing voices.

Digital players, shifts in financing and fewer hot titles

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: The major digital players like Netflix and Amazon will be much discussed at this year’s American Film Market, as will shifts in the independent financing model and the decreasing number of hot titles.

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Caradog James, 'Don’t Knock Twice'

The Welsh director of cult hit The Machine talks to Jeremy Kay ahead of the AFM about his latest film, a supernatural horror starring Katee Sackhoff.

Jonathan Wolf, AFM

The managing director of the American Film Market talks to Jeremy Kay about new initiatives for AFM 2015 and why next year’s event will have a heavier focus on screenings.

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