Walt Disney Animation Studios has revealed plans for the CG comedy adventure Moana.
Richard Gere stars as a homeless man in the film that debuted at Toronto.
The Sundance Institute will bring artist development day labs to eight cities across the US over the next three years following $1m in new funding from the John S and James L Knight Foundation.
Festivals and Awards
Lionsgate and Tribeca Enterprises have announced a subscription VOD service to carry “a prestigious” selection of films from both companies as well as third-party global content.
Europa Distribution has warned that the European Commission’s proposed single digital market would be a “catastrophe” for the independent film sector.
Latest box office news
Paramount’s reboot dethrones Gone Girl with a $7.7m (£4.8m) debut, including previews; Fox’s Gone Girl reaches $22.8m (£14.1m); Munro Films’ Northern Soul records highest three-day opening weekend gross for a British film opening in under 100 sites.
The prospect of Brad Pitt in a tank proved irresistible to North American audiences as the Second World War tale rolled into action through Sony, while Birdman delivered the result of the weekend with a massive limited launch via Fox Searchlight.
Touring representatives from the UK’s Screen Agency Network will promote UK facilities, locations and tax benefits during the inaugural UK Film & TV Week in Los Angeles this week.