The Canadian distributor has swooped on Asif Kapadia’s anticipated documentary about the late Amy Winehouse, set to premiere in Midnight Screenings on the Croisette.
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.
Five-time Palme d’Or nominated director to world premiere latest film in parallel section of the Cannes Film Festival.
Alonso Ruizpalacios’ Güeros premiered in Berlin last year. Separately, IFC Midnight has taken tonight’s Tribeca world premiere Stung off the table.
Sheffield’s Showroom Cinema prevented from showing the film on its UK release date; Curzon defends move; BFI issues statement.
Festivals and Awards
Elizabeth Banks’ comedy sequel for Universal will close Geena Davis and ARC Entertainment’s inaugural festival while the world premiere of TriStar Pictures’ War Room will open the event, set to run in Arkansas from May 5-9.
The European digital technologies specialist is rolling out its platform via subsidiary Direct Cinema North America (DCNA).
Bloom Media and Embankment Films are among a slew of new clients to sign on to the SaaS rights and content management specialists.
New projects by Karabey, Aydogan, Sakaoglu among award winners at Istanbul Meetings
Latest box office news
Universal executives confirmed on Friday that the action smash had crossed the milestone in an industry record 17 days.
CHINA BOX OFFICE: Universal’s Fast & Furious 7 scored the biggest opening day ever in China on Sunday (April 12), according to EntGroup figures, grossing $63.24m in a single day.
Breaking Glass Pictures is partnering with Jay Paul Deratany’s new distributor as they work together to build a slate.