Cannes Girl Gang Movie ‘Girlhood’ Gets U.S. Distribution (EXCLUSIVE)

Strand Releasing has acquired all U.S. rights to Celine Sciamma’s “Girlhood,” the opening night film at the Director’s Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival. The film centers on a 16 year-old-girl, played by Karidja Toure, as she s.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 19th, 2017

HBO Realigns Domestic, International Distribution Under Single Leader

HBO is looking to bring more of a worldwide focus to its distribution strategies with the appointment of company vet Tom Woodbury as president of global distribution. Woodbury will now oversee international and domestic distribution operations, with toppe.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMar 9th, 2017

Lionsgate, Skydance Form Global TV Distribution Pact Launching Skydance International – Mipcom

During a keynote address this afternoon at Mipcom in Cannes, Lionsgate’s President of Worldwide Television & Digital Distribution Jim Packer proudly let slip the news that the company has entered a distribution pact with David Ellison’s Sk.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineOct 5th, 2015

Viggo Mortensen’s Cannes Winner ‘Jauja’ Gets U.S. Distribution

Cinema Guild has bought all U.S. distribution rights to writer-director Lisandro Alonso’s “Jauja,” which is produced by and stars Viggo Mortensen. “Jauja” premiered in Un Certain Regard at the Cannes Film Festival, where it won the FIPRESCI Awar.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyFeb 2nd, 2017

Cannes Winner ‘The Tribe’ Gets North American Distribution from Drafthouse

Drafthouse Films has acquired North American distribution rights to “The Tribe,” a month after the drama won three International Critics’ Week awards at Cannes. “The Tribe” is set at a Ukrainian boarding school for the deaf, wher.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 3rd, 2017

Cannes Prize Winner ‘Force Majeure’ Gets U.S. Distribution

Magnolia Pictures has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to director Ruben Ostlund’s “Force majeure” following its Un Certain Regard jury prize win at the Cannes Film Festival. “Force majeure” tells the story of a Swedish .....»»

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Cannes: Strand Picks Up Celine Sciamma"s "Girlhood"

The film, which opened Directors Fortnight, will be released in 2015.read more.....»»

Category: moviesSource: hollywoodreporterJun 3rd, 2014

Lily Collins-Sam Claflin Romantic Comedy ‘Love, Rosie’ Gets U.S. Distribution

The Film Arcade and Paramount Home Media Distribution are teaming on U.S. distribution early next year of Constantin Film’s romantic comedy “Love, Rosie,” starring Lily Collins and Sam Claflin. “Rosie,” based on the novel “.....»»

Category: topSource: varietySep 1st, 2014

CANNES: ‘The Homesman’ Acquired by Newly Launched Saban Films

Tommy Lee Jones’ Western “The Homesman,” which premiered at Cannes on Sunday night, has sold its North American distribution rights to the new film venture Saban Films. Media mogul and billionaire Haim Saban launched the distribution com.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 22nd, 2014

CANNES: Matthew McConaughey Drama Lands Worldwide Distribution Deals

Matthew McConaughey and Gus Van Sant came to Cannes last week to pitch a crowd of international buyers on their new drama, “Sea of Trees.” Six days later, the film about a man lost in Japan’s Aokigahara forest has secured distribution de.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 21st, 2014

Cannes Winner Jean-Luc Godard’s ‘Goodbye to Language’ Gets U.S. Distribution

Kino Lorber has acquired all North American rights to Jean-Luc Godard’s 3D drama “Goodbye to Language,” six weeks after its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. “Goodbye to Language” was the co-winner of Cannes’ Jury P.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 6th, 2017

CANNES: Mexico’s ND Mantarraya Acquires Seven Cannes Laureates (EXCLUSIVE)

MADRID –Mexico’s ND Mantarraya, a joint distribution venture of Carlos Reygadas’ Nodream Cinema and producer partner Jaime Romandia’s Mantarraya, has snagged Mexican rights to seven Cannes kudos winners among a large total 12-title acquisition tra.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 28th, 2014

Keith Feldman to Head Worldwide Distribution at Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has promoted Keith Feldman to president, worldwide distribution. Feldman most recently was president of Fox’s international homevideo distribution efforts and will continue to manage that area of the studio&#.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 16th, 2017

Tech Briefs: Lionsgate Elevates Thomas Hughes to EVP Worldwide Digital Distribution; Dates Set For CES 2015; More

Lionsgate has promoted Thomas Hughes, a sign, the company says, of how much importance it places on emerging online and alternate video-delivery platforms. As EVP Worldwide Digital Distribution, Hughes will oversee sales and distribution efforts in on-dem.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineMay 24th, 2017

Europa Distribution Analyzes Toon Pic Biz at Annecy

MADRID – Homing in on one of the biggest challenges for indie toon production worldwide, Europa Distribution will organize a three-day workshop at next week’s Annecy Animation Festival to analyze the distribution of European animated features. An E.U......»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 13th, 2017

U.K.’s Icon Film Distribution Acquires Four Films

LONDON — Icon Film Distribution has acquired the rights to four titles for U.K. distribution. The first title is “A Most Violent Year,” the thriller from writer/director J.C. Chandor (“All Is Lost,” “Margin Call”). It stars Oscar.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 4th, 2014

Chicago rapper Capo, baby killed in gang-related incident: report

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago rapper Capo, a member of Chief Keef's "Glo Gang," has died in a gang-related shooting over the weekend that also resulted in the death of a baby boy who was struck by a vehicle fleeing the scene, the Chicago Sun-Times reported .....»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 13th, 2015

Fox Cancels ‘Gang Related’

Fox has taken out “Gang Related,” confirming that creator Chris Morgan’s “Departed”-like action drama about a LAPD Gang Task Force member with personal connections to the neighborhood he covers will not be returning to its sc.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMar 12th, 2015

CANNES: Canine Star of Un Certain Regard’s ‘White God’ Shoots Video of Cannes Visit (EXCLUSIVE)

CANNES — It is not unusual for the star of a film playing in Cannes’ Official Selection to fly to the Cote d’Azur town to attend the world premiere of the movie, but in the case of Kornel Mundruczo’s “White God,” which .....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 21st, 2014

Shutterstock Inks Distribution Pact With Red Bull Media House

CANNES– Shutterstock and Red Bull Media House have inked an exclusive distribution pact to market and license a video collection filmed in remote locations around the world in high-quality HD and 4K. Announced at Mipcom, the deal with allow Shutters.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyOct 6th, 2015

CANNES: Roskino Showcases Wide Range of Russian Movie Projects

CANNES – Russian movie support agency Roskino has been busy during Cannes. Among its varied activities, it has presented Global Russian, a selection of films in the Short Film Corner of the Cannes Market, the New Russian Cinema program, which is a selec.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 21st, 2014