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Michael Rosenkrantz

  • Ziad Doueiri, The Attack


    Ziad Doueiri’s The Attack, a drama about a Palestinian surgeon in Israel who discovers secrets about his wife in the wake of a suicide bombing, impressed the critics when it launched in Telluride and Toronto last year.
  • NYIFF hands out honours


    The New York Indian Film Festival, which just ended its five-day run, has announced the winners of its annual competition categories.
  • Weaver, Sands set for Six Lessons


    Two-time Oscar nominee Jackie Weaver and actor Julian Sands have joined the cast of Six Dance Lessons In Six Weeks, the new film based on Richard Alfieri’s play of the same name.
  • Shade VFX moves to Santa Monica


    The boutique visual effects company is relocating into a new facility at the Bergamot Station arts compound that doubles its footprint.
  • Non-profit supports Toronto mental health event


    Workman Arts, a non-profit organisation fighting mental disease, will celebrate Mental Health Week from May 5-11 with the Rendezvous With Madness Film Festival.
  • Louisiana Fest hands out Golden Boots


    The inaugural Louisiana International Film Festival and Mentorship Program wrapped on Sunday [21] with a Golden Boot awards ceremony.
  • Canadian editors announce nominees


    Canadian Cinema Editors has announced the 2013 nominees for the nominees in the 3rd Annual awards on Jun 6.
  • Evolution cuts sub-agency deals


    Miramax’s worldwide licensing and promotions agency Evolution announced on Tuesday [16] the international sub-agents in Europe, Latin America and Asia-Pacific.
  • Rob Thomas, Veronica Mars


    Michael Rosenkrantz talks to Rob Thomas about his congested inbox, exhaustion and the responsibility to fans of the super-sleuth Veronica Mars.
  • Kellan Lutz to play Hercules


    Millennium Films has announced that Kellan Lutz, who appeared in the Twilight franchise, has signed on to play the mythic hero in Hercules 3D. Nu Image handles international sales.
  • IFFLA names festival jurors


    The Indian Film Festival Of Los Angeles has unveiled its jurors for the 11th edition festival that runs from Apr 9-14 in Hollywood.
  • CinemaCon to honour Morgan Freeman


    The veteran actor, set to star opposite Tom Cruise in the upcoming sci-fi Oblivion, will receive the 2013 Cinema Icon Award on Apr 18 in Las Vegas.
  • Dermot Mulroney joins murder thriller


    Hyde Park ImageNation and Troika Pictures announced this week that Dermot Mulroney has joined the cast of the thriller Careful What You Wish For.
  • LAGFF to screen Tightrope


    Organisers at the Los Angeles Greek Film Festival announced on Monday [25] that they will screen Elia Kazan’s Man On A Tightrope as a prelude to the festival proper.
  • Career honour for Martin Landau


    Top brass at the 27th Israel Film Festival announced on Tuesday [19] that the Oscar winner will receive the 2013 IFF Career Achievement Award at the opening night gala on Apr 18.
  • Clarius to release Summertime's Oz


    Summertime Entertainment has signed a deal with Clarius Entertainment for what it said would be a wide theatrical release with “significant” p&a of 3D animated musical Legends Of Oz: Dorothy’s Return.
  • Nat Geo Ventures takes Jerusalem


    National Geographic Cinema Ventures announced on Tuesday [12] that it will handle worldwide distribution on the giant screen film Jerusalem, on giant and 3D screens.
  • After Tiller to play San Francisco


    Organisers at the 56th San Francisco International Film Festival announced the narrative and documentary competition sections on Tuesday [5], featuring such work as Tall As The Baobab Tree and A River Changes Course.
  • Blackfish, Frances Ha bookend Sarasota


    The 15th Annual Sarasota Film Festival will open on Apr 5 with Gabriela Cowperthwaite’s Sundance premiere and orcas in captivity documentary Blackfish [pictured].
  • Blue Caprice to open ND/NF


    Alexandre Moors’ Sundance hit Blue Caprice and Penny Lane’s Our Nixon bookend the 42nd edition of New Directors/New Films in New York, set to run from Mar 20-31.
  • Rouge Sang to open CFF


    Canadian Film Fest 2013 (CFF) will open with the Toronto premiere of Martin Doepner’s Rouge Sang (The Storm Within) on Mar 20.
  • GE, Cinelan team with Solve


    GE and Cinelan have partnered with Solve For X, a collaborative forum for modern day film-making, in support of the latter’s new website.
  • Film Independent names Directing Lab participants


    Film Independent has announced eight selections for the 12th Annual Independent Directing Lab.
  • Ginger & Rosa to open Cinequest Film Festival 23


    Sally Potter’s snapshot of 1960s London [pictured] will kick off the Silicon Valley event on Feb 26 and Deepa Mehta’s Midnight’s Children will close the festival on Mar 10.