Distribution News


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The H Collective, SPWA strike distribution pact

Deal calls for marketing, distribution on up to four films a year.

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David Puttnam: data misuse by digital giants "threatens democracy itself"

FDA chairman was delivering his annual keynote address to UK film distributors.

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Saoirse Ronan drama 'Mary Queen Of Scots' moves to December

Donmar Warehouse artistic director Josie Rourke directs Working Title drama based on book by John Guy.


Magnolia Pictures acquires Sundance drama 'Tyrel'

Lorna Lee Sagebiel-Torres to commence sales in Cannes.

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Netflix 'regret' over Cannes impasse

Streaming titan reports record Q1 membership climb.


Breaking Glass Pictures acquires coming-of-drama 'Moss' (exclusive)

Breaking Glass Pictures has acquired North American rights to writer-director Daniel Peddle’s Moss and has set a July 6 theatrical release for New York and Los Angeles.

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'Black Panther' director Ryan Coogler to receive CinemaCon honour

Filmmaker to collect honour on April 26 in Las Vegas.

The Lodgers

​Epic Pictures expands Dread Central Presents distribution network (exclusive)

Further output deals following Taiwan deal announced in February.

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Eleven Arts acquires 'Maquia: When The Promised Flower Blooms' for US (exclusive)

Film is directorial debut of anime screenwriter Mari Okada.


NAGRA to introduce myCinema at CinemaCon

Cannes president Pierre Lescure hails service as potential ‘response’ to rise of digital platforms.

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Gulf Asia launched to distribute Asian content in the Middle East

Consortium of industry veterans including former Fox exec will release 10-12 Filipino titles a year.


Northern Banner acquires Toronto Discovery winner 'Luk’Luk’I' (exclusive)

Late spring theatrical release for Toronto Discovery selection.

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Sundance premiere 'Skate Kitchen' scores UK deal (exclusive)

Director Crystal Moselle (The Wolfpack) marks her second feature with this story of an all-girl skater crew.

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Spike Lee’s 'BlacKkKlansman' to open in August

John David Washington, Adam Driver play detectives who infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan.

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Tang Media Partners pacts with Tencent to acquire US films for China

Agreement with Tencent and China Everbright will see acquisition of 10 to 20 Hollywood titles a year.

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MIPTV: 'The Name Of The Rose' with John Turturro, Rupert Everett scores global sales

The adaptation of Umberto Eco’s book has distribution in German-speaking Europe amongst others.

The Detail

MIPTV: eOne sells 'The Detail', 'Designated Survivor' to UK

Mary Kills People, Ice, Cardinal also sell.

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Saudi Arabia to end 35-year cinema ban with 'Black Panther'

Disney and Italia Film will be the first active distributors after reforms in the kingdom.

A Boy. A Girl. A Dream.

Samuel Goldwyn Films picks up 'A Boy. A Girl. A Dream.'

US election night drama premiered in Sundance.