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Putuparri

'Putuparri And The Rainmakers' wins CinefestOZ Film Prize

1-Sep-2015 | By

The feature-length documentary with no sales agent has won Australia’s richest film award, the $71,000 (A$100,000) CinefestOZ Film Prize for homegrown films.

Wes Craven

Wes Craven dies aged 76

31-Aug-2015 | By

The prolific filmmaker who revolutionised horror with wry takes on the genre like the Scream franchise and A Nightmare On Elm Street died on Sunday from brain cancer.

Nicholas Hoult to star in 'Rebel In The Rye'

31-Aug-2015 | By

Bloom will kick off international sales in Toronto next week for Black Label Media and Bruce Cohen Productions. CAA represents North American rights.

Steel

Breaking Glass acquires 'Steel'

31-Aug-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: The distributor has moved on US rights to Sven J Matten’s LGBT psychological drama.

Fox Searchlight

Fox Searchlight hires production ace Anikah McLaren

31-Aug-2015 | By

The new arrival will serve as svp of production under president Claudia Lewis from September 1.

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amazon prime instant video

Amazon Prime Video follows Netflix into Japan

27-Aug-2015

The online retailer joins Netflix in moving into the Japanese video streaming market.

Cinema Europa Zagreb

Arthouse exhibitors criticise EU bonus scheme

27-Aug-2015

Arthouse exhibitors from Poland to Venezuela have added their voices to the chorus of disapproval about Europa Cinemas’ new bonus payment scheme to promote partnerships between cinemas and online distribution platforms.

Nicholas Hoult to star in 'Rebel In The Rye'

Bloom will kick off international sales in Toronto next week for Black Label Media and Bruce Cohen Productions. CAA represents North American rights.

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Straight Outta Compton

'Compton' stays top in US on $13.1m

AUGUST 31 UPDATE: With no real pretenders to usurp it, Universal’s Straight Outta Compton held on to top berth for the third consecutive weekend and climbed to $134m.

Terminator Genisys

PPI pair cross $300m international

AUGUST 31 UPDATE: The seemingly indestructible Terminator: Genisys generated $23.6m from 25 markets and climbed to $320.1m and $409.5m worldwide.

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Steven Polster

RightsTrade, BondIt strike deal

Steven Polster’s online film and television market has signed a strategic partnership with the entertainment financing firm to provide upfront liquidity from online licensing agreements.

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