EXCLUSIVE: Priya Sreedharan’s start-up production outfit Open Air Films is partnering with Excel Entertainment on romantic drama Three Storeys.
Canada’s Studio Film Group (SFG) International will co-produce Abhijeet Singh Parmar’s debut feature Overcoat, which will be made under the recently signed India-Canada co-production treaty.
EXCLUSIVE: Pune and Mumbai-based IME Motion Pictures will co-produce Indo-Italian project Lala, to be directed by Goutam Ghose.
EXCLUSIVE: Jar Pictures has unveiled a slate of upcoming productions headed by DoP Shanker Raman’s directorial debut Gurgaon and Gaurav Saxena’s feature version of his celebrated short film, Rangzen.
Festivals and Awards
The director of Boyhood will collect the Casting Society Of America’s Career Achievement Award at the 30th Annual Artios Awards on January 22.
New study reveals links between film and television productions and tourism through social media.
UK VoD service will launch a subscription service this week.
Latest box office news
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 starring Jennifer Lawrence was the clear winner at the North American box office although it scored the lowest of all three entries in the franchise so far.
Storming to an estimated $275m worldwide, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 delivered $152m from the first five days in 85 markets through Lionsgate International licensees.
Millennium Entertainment has made its first buy since the management take-over earlier this year led by Bill Lee and acquired the LA operations of Amplify in a move that demonstrates its digital ambitions.