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Bobby Farrelly

Foresight to launch One Night Stan at EFM

27-Jan-2015 | By

Mark Damon returns to Berlin with a marquee title in the form of the Bobby Farrelly comedy and along with Tamara Birkemoe will commence pre-sales next week.

Magnolia takes world on Tangerine

27-Jan-2015 | By

A banner year in Park City continued to deliver the goods as Magnolia Pictures acquired world rights to Sean Baker’s comedy. Separately, Alchemy, SPC and Lionsgate confirmed previously reported deals on Strangerland, The Diary Of A Teenage Girl and Knock Knock.

Pandemic

Content to spread Pandemic at EFM

27-Jan-2015 | By

Content Media will commence international sales in Berlin next week on John Suits’ sci-fi action-thriller starring Rachel Nichols, Mekhi Phifer and Missi Pyle.

Berlinale director: no plans for German MIP

27-Jan-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Berlinale festival director Dieter Kosslick.

Rotterdam: How festivals can evolve with audiences

27-Jan-2015 | By Wendy Mitchell

At a panel in Rotterdam, the ‘next wave’ of festival programmers from across the globe debated topics such as how much to programme audience-friendly films while championing more challenging work.

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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”.

The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies

Five Armies ousts Miss Granny in China

CHINA BOX OFFICE: The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies grossed $49.84m on its opening weekend in China, pushing record-breaking remake Miss Granny into second place.

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.

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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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