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Ava DuVernay

Selma team reunite on Hurricane Katrina project

26-Jan-2015 | By

Ava DuVernay and her Selma star David Oyelowo have teamed up with Participant Media to develop a romantic mystery set against the backdrop of Hurricane Katrina.

Me And Earl And The Dying Girl

Searchlight, Indian Paintbrush take world on Earl

26-Jan-2015 | By

An unusually busy first weekend of on-site deal-making in Park City continued into the week as Fox Searchlight and Indian Paintbrush partnered on world rights to Me And Earl And The Dying Girl and The Orchard acquired The Overnight.

Body

Archstone picks up Slamdance pic Body

26-Jan-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Brady Bowen said on Monday (January 26) the company had acquired international sales rights and will kick off business at the EFM next week.

Taxi

Celluloid Dreams boards Jafar Panahi’s Taxi

26-Jan-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Director issues statement on his reasons for defying filmmaking ban.

Lee Yong-kwan

Busan director refuses request to step down

26-Jan-2015 | By

Busan Metropolitan City has asked Lee Yong-kwan to step down as festival director of the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) ahead of its 20th edition.

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IFFR Live launches today with Atlantic

24-Jan-2015

Pan-European cinema event will see five films premiere in Rotterdam and simultaneously across Europe; Distrify Media and Filmin will offer through VOD.

Cineworld

Cineworld to launch first UK 4DX cinema

12-Jan-2015

Cinematic experience “stimulates all five senses”.

Ava DuVernay

Selma team reunite on Hurricane Katrina project

Ava DuVernay and her Selma star David Oyelowo have teamed up with Participant Media to develop a romantic mystery set against the backdrop of Hurricane Katrina.

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American Sniper

American Sniper shoots down Taken 3 in UK

Warner Bros’ awards contender posts $3.8m (£2.5m) second weekend to dethrone Taken 3; Universal’s Ex Machina leads openers with $1.7m (£1.1m) debut.

American Sniper

American Sniper hits $200m in US

Clint Eastwood’s box office phenomenon crossed the $200m threshold in its second wide weekend while Lionsgate’s Mortdecai and Disney’s Strange Magic both flopped.

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Nawaf Alghanim

Al-Ghanim Entertainment sets sail

SUNDANCE: Kuwaiti industrialist Nawaf Alghanim announced in Park City on Friday (January 23) the formation of his Los Angeles and Kuwaiti-based financing and production company.

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