The former Clinton era White House press secretary has been named evp of worldwide corporate communications and pubic affairs, replacing Sue Fleishman who is leaving after nine years in charge.
Dutch director Sacha Polak is now attached to Mirror Productions’ Vita and Virginia.
The global arm of AMC Networks is readying plans to launch the Sundance Channel in the UK.
Festivals and Awards
A group of cinemas picked by ARRI to test out Deluxe’s open-access, point-to-point digital delivery network.
Picturehouse announces one-off screening for comedy sequel, followed by Q&A with Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon.
Latest box office news
Disney’s latest Marvel outing leapfrogs Rio 2 with $3m (£1.78m); Lionsgate’s The Quiet Ones posts non-final $1.1m (£681,305) debut for week’s highest new entry; eOne’s Calvary records third best opening of year in Ireland.
Marvel Studios’ superhero sequel held on to pole position through Disney to reach $159m after two sessions and see off the challenge from Fox’s Rio 2.
UK delegation includes producers, distributors, exhibitors, sellers and agents.