EXCLUSIVE: The edgy distributor has picked up Canadian rights to Justin Tipping’s coming-of-age drama and winner of the best cinematography in a US narrative feature prize at Tribeca.
EXCLUSIVE: Morris Ruskin’s Los Angeles-based company has picked up worldwide sales rights to the genre film following its international premiere at the Fantasia Film Festival last week.
Acqusitions include the nine-screen Empire Leicester Square [pictured], while Cineworld Haymarket will be taken over by Empire.
The pay-TV broadcaster saw profits surge 12% over the last year.
Three Spanish titles will compete for this year’s Golden Shell.
EXCLUSIVE: Christopher Douglas-Olen Ray directed the horror film by DeInstitutionalized starring Bill Cobbs, Richard Grieco and Eddie Steeples.
Stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Shailene Woodley also set to attend.
Takings beat original 1987 release and 2007 re-release combined.
EXCLUSIVE: US-UK production about a 60+ cheerleading squad is to be directed by The Battle Of The Sexes’ Zara Hayes.
Mike Mill’s upcoming drama will receive its world premiere at the 54th New York Film Festival on October 8.
EXCLUSIVE: Neil Friedman’s Los Angeles-based company has picked up North American rights to the Dutch dramedy.
The company has acquired US distribution rights from Voltage Pictures to the Pierce Brosnan thriller.
As Montreal genre festival Fantasia’s Frontières International Co-Production Market wrapped, it emerged that five participants have teamed up to release a series of anthologies curated from the Little Terrors short film festival in Toronto.
The director of global horror hit Annabelle will helm the horror-thriller.
Five other studios continue to be investigated for anti-competitive licensing deals with Sky UK.
Current president Millard Ochs will transition into advisory role.
Diversity manager Deborah Williams leaves BFI this month after one year in role.
Media giant Wanda has purchased the ticketing platform for $350m.
The broadcaster’s profits grew 9% year-on-year, with its production arm seeing revenues soar.
Illumination Entertainment founder and The Secret Life Of Pets producer will be honoured with an in conversation event and a special screening.
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Films will soon exist in formats we can’t yet even imagine. Fundamental change will help meet the challenge, writes Framestore CEO and co-founder Sir William Sargent.
COMMENT: Askandar Samad, partner in the Entertainment and Media Industry Group at law firm Reed Smith, considers the driving forces that are luring more UK film producers to TV.
Wild Tales star talks Hollywood, playing the Argentinian president in his next film and which directors he would most like to work with.
Founding chief executive of Channel 4 discusses potential privatisation and career highlights.
Spanish writer-director’s futuristic spin on the Frankenstein story received its world premiere in Montreal on Saturday [July 23].
Rising Canadian outfit Black Fawn Films discuss their Fantasia world premiere Bed Of The Dead and challenges and opportunities in the genre space today.
In the last few years, Hollywood has learned to play alongside TV in the Comic-Con sandbox. This year, it will have to settle for second best.
“I’d rather face reality than make movies about superheroes,” says the Narcos executive producer, who is currently tackling Brazil’s Petrobas scandal.