Universal’s global smash, which crossed $1bn at the international box office on Sunday and stands at $1.322bn worldwide, retained pole position in North America in its fourth session.
The Sundance Institute and Women In Film Los Angeles have unveiled a three-year study on the careers of female directors.
Tribeca top brass announced the winners of the two awards sponsored by AT&T on Saturday as the festival neared its conclusion.
CANNES: The studio is poised to snap up US rights to Bold Films’ thriller starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, with Sierra/Affinity handling international sales on the Croisette.
The highly regarded young executive has been promoted to president of international sales and distribution at Avi Lerner’s Los Angeles-based company.
The distributor has made a seven-figure offer for US rights on the Tribeca Film Festival world premiere.
Top brass at the 16th annual California festival have announced the Irish, Chinese and Korean Spotlights.
Heading into Cannes the company has bulked up its sales slate with international rights to the drama starring Jason Sudeikis and Jessica Biel.
Virgin Mountain and Bridgend were among the winners at the 14th annual Tribeca Film Festival; King Jack and Transfatty Lives take the audience awards.
Mexican director Bernando Arellano’s Beginning Of Time won best film in the Tiantan Awards of this year’s revamped Beijing International Film Festival, while Jean-Jacques Annaud’s Wolf Totem won best director and best visual effects.
John Fremes has joined Voltage Pictures as president of international sales and distribution and will report to president and COO Jonathan Deckter.
Sir Peter Bazalgette is to deliver a keynote address exploring ways in which a newly elected government should support the UK creative industries as part of Screen Internationals’ annual Creative Week event (June 1-3, 2015).
Avengers sequel outguns rivals.
Paramount Pictures has announced that it plans to expand its office in China and shift its business operations from Shanghai to Beijing.
After two days Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Age Of Ultron has soared to an estimated $44.8m from its first 26 territories, teeing up what looks likely to become an epic launch.
Studio executives used the CinemaCon platform to unload dates for two of its biggest franchises as well as a host of others.
Official Selection for 2015 line-up completed with extra titles for Competition, Un Certain Regard, Special Screening and Midnight Screening strands.
More than five years after the studio acquired rights to Oren Peli’s follow-up to the ground-breaking Paranormal Activity, Paramount Insurge has unveiled distribution plans.
Sundance Institute also reveals dates of second Hong Kong edition.
The Londoner will report to the British Academy Of Film And Television Arts Los Angeles CEO Chantal Rickards.
One of the audience hits at this year’s RiverRun International Film Festival in Winston-Salem, North Carolina is Chris Gallaway’s documentary The Long Start To The Journey.
RiverRun honoree talks about crowdfunding support for theatrical launch of The Black Panthers: Vanguard Of The Revolution.
Far From The Madding Crowd director joined by cinematographer Charlotte Bruus Christensen.
Get all the exclusives, reviews, features and screening times from the Hong Kong International Film & TV Market (Filmart).
Newport Beach Film Festival co-founder and CEO Gregg Schwenk talks to Elbert Wyche about the California event’s programme and its passion for international cinema. The festival runs from April 23-20.
The Russian director of Wanted and the Night Watch takes a break from shooting Ben-Hur in Italy to tell Elbert Wyche about his producer role on a new genre he calls ‘screenmovie’.
The Netflix model ‘makes no sense for the movie industry at large’, says John Fithian, president and CEO of NATO (National Association Of Theatre Owners) on the eve of the group’s annual Las Vegas convention.
The first-time director talks to Elbert Wyche about his Tribeca Film Festival world premiere and post-apocalyptic drama based on his 2012 Blacklist screenplay.
Steve Hoover talks to Elbert Wyche about his Tribeca documentary on Gennadiy Mokhnenko’s work with vulnerable children in Ukraine.
Talking after the announcement of the Cannes Film Festival’s Official Selection on Thursday, festival chief Thierry Fremaux reveals Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise might still make it into competition and his habitual fears for the films he selects.