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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.

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Sales agents warn distributors “need to pre-buy” to compete with SVoD platforms

A discussion on the sales industry took place at the BFI London Film Festival.

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

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

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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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Film Constellation seals UK deals for ‘Family Romance LLC’, ‘Premature’, ‘Run’ (exclusive)

Werner Herzog’s ’Family Romance LLC’, his first Japanese-language film, is to be released in the UK by Modern Films.

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Celsius Entertainment racks up pre-sales on ’The Last Bus’ starring Timothy Spall, Phyllis Logan

The film, directed by Gillies MacKinnon, is produced by Sol Papadopoulos and Roy Boulter at Hurricane Films

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

Psychological drama marks the feature debut of Michael Venus.

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Clover Films takes ‘Your Love Song’ for multiple territories

Romantic drama is Andrew Chien’s first film since 2015 hit Go Lala Go 2.

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Studio Hamburg boards sales for CONNeXT work in progress title ‘My Dad Is A Sausage’ (exclusive)

Belgian family comedy/drama is the feature debut of Anouk Fortunier. Screen can reveal the first image.

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Free Stone flows with Yoshinari Nishikori duo

‘The Takatsu River’ stars Masahiro Koumoto and ‘Meeting Myself’ stars Takahiro and Keiko Matsuzaka

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‘Spiders’ spins web for Entertaining Power

Taiwan-Hong Kong co-production is directed by Joe Chien and stars Sunny Wang and Lee Kang Sheng.

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WestEnd Films secures key deals on gender inequality doc ‘This Changes Everything’

The film has sold to Sky Cinema in UK & Ireland among others

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‘Man Of Men’ delivers for Korea’s Showbox (exclusive)

The Korean distributor has sold the comedy drama to multiple territories.

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Action thriller ‘Ride’ flies to Japan for True Colours (exclusive)

The Italian sales outfit has also picked up comedy drama ’The Good One’

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Japan’s NTV launches ‘Kaiji: Final Game’ at Asian Film Market (exclusive)

The film stars Tatsuya Fujiwara and is the third in the series.

Over The Sea

Edko Films brings child drama ‘Over The Sea’ to market (exclusive)

Hong Kong studio also launching sales on Yao Tingting’s romantic drama Love You Forever.

Somewhere Winter

Distribution Workshop boards Chinese romance ‘Somewhere Winter’

Ma Sichun and Wallace Huo head the cast of the China-Hong Kong co-production.

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SF Studio’s ‘Funhouse’ horror sells to CIS, Taiwan (exclusive)

The English-language film has its market premiere at Busan’s Asian Film Market

The Booksellers

Magnolia launches ‘The Booksellers’ in Busan (exclusive)

The documentary about rare-book dealers will premiere at New York Film Festival

At Last

Chinese-Australian adventure comedy ‘At Last’ joins Autumn Sun slate (exclusive)

Filmed on Australia’s Gold Coast, the film is directed by Liu Yiwei who also stars with Yan Ni and Zhang Jiayi.

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