EXCLUSIVE: Edward Noeltner is Cannes-bound with world sales rights to the prestige Vincent Van Gogh ‘painted animation’ featuring the voices of Douglas Booth, Saoirse Ronan, Jerome Flynn and Chris O’Dowd.
The sales agent has commenced international sales on the Sigma Films and Thruline Entertainment horror supported by Creative Scotland.
Jim Seibel and Bill Johnson will commence sales in Cannes on the Starz original TV series adaptation starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Olga Kurylenko, Bruce Willis, Bill Murray, Danny Huston, and Kelly Lynch.
The distributor has picked up writer-director Andrew Renzi’s feature debut and recent Tribeca selection starring Richard Gere. Fortitude International handles sales in Cannes on behalf of QED International.
Festivals and Awards
Lea Pool’s drama went home with a handful of major honours as the 16th annual film festival concluded in southern California on April 30.
Harkness Screens has launched its Curolux suite of screen monitoring solutions for digital cinema.
Seoul-based 4D specialist CJ 4DPLEX has signed deals with Indian multiplex titan PVR Ltd and two Japanese exhibitors to bring 4DX technology to their movie theatres.
Latest box office news
Marvel’s Avengers: Age Of Ultron maintained winning ways with an estimated $168m from 88 territories to climb to $439m internationally and $627m worldwide.
Marvel Studios’ superhero tentpole erupted into 4,276 theatres across North America at the weekend to deliver the second biggest three-day debut in history.
The British Film Institute (BFI), the UK’s lead organization for film, is bracing itself for further cuts to its budget after the general election.