Distribution News


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J.J. Nugent named vp sales and distribution at Millennium Media (exclusive)

Executive’s Mipcom slate includes The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard, Jolt.


​Jour2Fête reveals deals on Oscar hopefuls ‘Papicha’ and ‘A Son’ (exclusive)

’Papicha’ is Algeria’s submission and ‘A Son’ is the entry from Tunisia.


Jour2Fête to acquire Doc & Film as CEO Daniela Elstner heads to Unifrance (exclusive)

French sales companies to merge staff, infrastructure and slates.

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'The Irishman' to open Los Cabos International Film Festival

Mexican festival set to run from November 13-17.

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Sony local comedy becomes studio's biggest hit in Spain in eight years (exclusive)

Remake of Argentinian comedy overtakes Spider-Man: Far From Home.

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Flanders Image moving CONNeXT to Antwerp in 2020

Invitation-only film and TV industry showcase to leave Ghent after four years.

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Former BBC Studios executive Whitney Muroff to lead global acquisitions at FilmRise

Company says it has raised $112m to fund aggressive push into acquisitions.

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Curzon to give ‘Parasite’ full theatrical window release in the UK (exclusive)

The news was revealed by CEO Philip Knatchbull during a keynote speech at CONNeXT in Ghent.


Global Screen picks up Sandra Hüller drama ‘Sleep’ (exclusive)

Psychological drama marks the feature debut of Michael Venus.

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Fox Searchlight duo talk Disney takeover, streaming and turbulent times

Nancy Utley and Stephen Gilula on how they deal with changing film industry.

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Modern Films strikes Amazon UK slate deal including Venice winner

Slate deal includes ‘The Perfect Candidate’ and ‘Happy as Lazzaro’.

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As Asian Film Market kicks off, industry ponders impact of Japan-Korea trade war

Tensions between the two nations have buyers and sellers spooked

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Curzon, BBC strike UK deal on Claire Oakley’s LFF premiere ‘Make Up’ (exclusive)

BBC to make the film available eight weeks after the cinema release.


Herflix puts out call to female filmmakers

Adriana Shaw appealed to Women in Film & Television International (WIFTI) members at FilmFest Hamburg.

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Picturehouse Entertainment acquires Venice Competition title ‘Babyteeth’ for UK (exclusive)

Shannon Murphy’s debut feature has its UK launch at London Film Festival.

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Films Boutique picks up ‘Suk Suk’ ahead of Busan premiere

Written and directed by Ray Yeung, the film recently picked up five nominations for this year’s Golden Horse Awards.

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Participant signs distribution deal with Kew Media

Kew to handle TV and digital rights to some new projects from ‘Green Book’ producer.

The Edge

Noah Media launches sales arm, signs deals with Amazon, BBC for cricket film ‘The Edge’

Former Goldcrest, Cornerstone Films exec Catherine Quantschnigg to head sales division.

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'Us' director Jordan Peele commits to Universal in five-year deal

Studio currently developing filmmaker’s next two projects.