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On the heels of their first collaboration, the female-led, action thrill ride LIGHTS OUT, Arclight Films has inked a development deal with scribes Jeff Byrd and Lamont Magee to create original, feature content.
Arclight Films announced their partnership with Huace Pictures, a subsidiary of Huace Media Group, the largest distributor of media content in China, during AFM, on LIGHTS OUT. Huace Media Group, one of China’s top publicly traded Film/TV financing and production companies, who hav...
Gabriel Byrne, Nathan Lane and Frances Conroy Join Forces to Create Hilarious Look into the Life of the Unemployed Actor
Arclight Films is proud to announce that LOUNGE ACT held its World Market Premiere at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. Gabriel Byrne (In Treatment, Ghost Ship, The Unusual Suspects), Nathan Lane (THE BIRDCAGE, THE PRODUCERS) and Frances Conroy (AMERICAN HORROR STORY, THE AVIATOR, SIX FEET UNDER) have teamed up bring an uplifting film about the various and hilarious ups and down...
Powerful Cothing Documentary "The True Cost" Featured at the Cannes market this month.
This is a story about clothing. It’s about the clothes we wear, the people who make them, and the impact the industry is having on our world. The price of clothing has been decreasing for decades, while the human and environmental costs have grown dramatically. The True Cost is a groundbreaking documentary film that pulls back the curtain on the untold story and asks us to consider, who real...
FIRST FILM UNDER DEAL ANNOUNCED: ‘CUPID’ – CO-PRODUCED BY LEGENDARY FILMMAKER GARRY MARSHALL, DIRECTED AND CO-WRITTEN BY SCOTT MARSHALL. NEXT THREE MARK R. HARRIS FILMS TO EMPLOY REVOLUTIONARY AURO-3D® IMMERSIVE SOUND FORMAT.
(CANNES) May, 2015: Belgium-based, multi-faceted post-production outfit, GALAXY STUDIOS, announced that it has finalised a three-picture production agreement with film producer Mark R. Harris (CRASH, GODS AND MONSTERS, CONVERSATIONS WITH OTHER WOMEN)....
Producer Filip Jan Rymzsa of Orson Welles' 'The Other Side of the Wind' attended this year's Cannes Film Festival to hold interviews on the recent Indiegogo Campaign initiated to raise money for finishing the unfinished film. The film to be released in 2015, the centenary year of Orson Welles birth.
Cannes Film Festival, May, 2015 – Forty five years after the first scenes were filmed and 30 years after his death, legendary director Orson Welles’ never-before-s...
CAMBOFEST, Cambodia Movie and Media festival - established in 2007/2550 - and the first internationally recognized movie event taking place in Cambodia since the end of the Khmer Rouge regime, is now accepting movie submissions for the 2016 (5th) edition.
Special categories for this edition include:
SUPERNATURAL and FANTASTIC SHOWCASE - Movies with a Supernatural or Fantastic Theme (all lengths considered)
ONE MINUTE MOVIE
BIOSPHERE (Eco-themed showcase)
MICRO-MOVIE (Movies under :30 second...
The program for the Celebration of Animation for the first time in Cannes included the following topics, but also a few surprises.
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MIAFF 2015 Winners to be Awarded in Cannes at the Village.
Octavio Nadal and Patricia Primon from Aura Films) took the prize for Best Feature in MIAFF Competition: Anima Buenos Aires by Maria Veronica Ramirez
Matteo Lovadina CEO - Sales & Acquisitions with ReelSuspects will receive t...
The world premiere of THE HIGH SUN, Croatia's first film in Un Certain Regard since 1981, took place on May 18 & May 19. Director Dalibor Matanić, actors Tihana Lazović and Goran Marković
After premiering his shorts DROUGHT (Directors Fortnight 2003) and PARTY (Critics' Week 2009), Dalibor Matanić (1975) returns to Cannes with his latest feature film, THE HIGH SUN (ZVIZDAN).
The film follows three pairs of lovers in 1991, 2001 and 2011 as they fight to be together in the face o...
Magic, healing, romance and dreams are all part of a woman’s tender path to a deeper awareness of herself and the world around her when she volunteers to help soldiers with a mysterious sleeping sickness... From Apichatpong Weerasethakul, award-winning director of UNCLE BOONMEE WHO CAN RECALL HIS PAST LIVES (2010 Golden Palm), SYNDROMES AND A CENTURY and TROPICAL MALADY. A co-production: Thailand-UK-France-Germany-Malaysia.
This uber-talented Thai director returns to Cannes with his fir...
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2015 CDFF Venues Announced!
This year marks the second season for the Cellar Door Film Festival, and our festival team is thrilled to share the news about our chosen film screening locations. We look forward to welcoming our 2015 festival audiences to these exciting venues:
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5th
The Mayfair Theatre - 1074 Bank St.
One of Ottawa’s last two neighbor...
CAM GIGANDET (TWILIGHT SAGA, BURLESQUE) and JESSICA LOWNDES (90210, Greek, THE PRINCE) set to Star
CANNES (May 19, 2015) – Arclight Films, Gaby Whyte Hart and Michael Kuperberg, along with Fearless Films, SKM Productions and South Creek Pictures, are pleased to announce the Cannes World Market Premiere of supernatural thriller BECOMING. The film will be directed by OMAR NAIM (THE FINAL CUT which stars Robin Williams in his final role) with CAM GIGANDET, best known for his roles in EASY A,...
The CAPE Animal Sanctuary in Grass Valley California is home to many rescued animals including several burros (donkey's). The Animal Film Festival is a prodcution of CAPE, and features films that explore the human animal relationship as well as the plight of animals in today's world. This video was shown at the start of the 2015 festival to introduce the audience to CAPE and it's mission. &nbs ...
ORI ANIMATION (http://www.ori-animation.com/en_index.html).
Just a quick profile of ORI ANIMATION f
ORI ANIMATION CO., LTD China, founded in August, 2006, is a national animation enterprise authorized by the Chinese Government. With over 120 million dollars total assets, ORI is equipped with more than 280 high-technical employees, building partnership with over 20 animation production teams at home and abroad.
By the end of 2014, ORI has completed 5 original anima...
BRANDON ROUTH (SUPERMAN RETURNS, SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD) Stars in Sci-Fi Adventure That Will Have Audiences Looking for their Life Rafts
CANNES (May 16, 2015) – Darclight, the edgy genre-driven arm of international powerhouse Arclight Films, is pleased to announce that LOST IN THE PACIFIC, a futuristic sci-fi thriller starring BRANDON ROUTH (SUPERMAN RETURNS) and YUQUI ZHANG (CJ7), will make its World Market Premiere at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. The film is directed by Vincent...
Following this afternoons discussion on the impact of the European Commission’s Digital Single Market strategy on Europe’s film and audiovisual sector, a brief overview of talking points and quotes for your reference.
Talking Points / Quotes from Panellists:
Lord David Puttnam (producer of award-winning films including The Mission, The Killing Fields and Chariots of Fire)
- “This is a political argument that needs to be won. What the commission is trying to do with t...
Salma Hayek, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Parker Posey and Others to Participate
(Cannes, 15 May) Leading entertainment journal Variety has partnered with UN Women’s HeForShe campaign to host a landmark event on the subject of gender equality within the film industry. Taking place on Saturday 16 May, speakers include Academy Award®-nominated actress and producer Salma Hayek (FRIDA), Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai Bachchan (BRIDE & PREJUDICE), and actress Parker P...
EMILY BROWNING, LUKE GRIMES, ASHLEY GREENE & RON LIVINGSTON Shack Up in New Dark Crime Thriller
CANNES. May 16, 2015 – Arclight Films is proud to announce the world market premiere of SHANGRI-LA SUITE, the new dark dramatic thriller starring EMILY BROWNING (POMPEII, SLEEPING BEAUTY, SUCKER PUNCH) and LUKE GRIMES (FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, AMERICAN SNIPER, TAKEN 2) as well as ASHLEY GREENE (THE TWILIGHT SAGA) and RON LIVINGSTON (BOARDWALK EMPIRE, OFFICE SPACE, SWINGERS) in Cannes. ...
Connected Universe of Bad Girls, Antiheroes & Monsters Will Begin Principle Photography This Fall
LOS ANGELES/CANNES (May 16, 2015) – Red Sea Media is handling international sales on Cinedigm’s American International Pictures (AIP) reinventions of the 1950s genre classics. Lou Arkoff (THE MESSENGERS, DARKNESS FALLS, INSPECTOR GADGET), Jeff Katz (FREDDY VS. JASON, SNAKES ON A PLANE, WOLVERINE) and Hal Sadoff (THE NICE GUYS, THE BREED, HOTEL RWANDA) are set to produce this ten-picture de...
By Maria Esteves – May 15, 2015
Robin Hauser Reynolds (RHR) is an Award-winning producer and director. At age seven, she began pursuing her passion for the arts and film as a professional photographer. She is an MBA graduate from Thunderbird School of Global Management.
In 2013, Reynolds first documentary feature Running For Jim received numerous awards including Best Documentary at SOHO International Film Festival and Best Feature Film at Los Angeles Independent Film Festival. Reyn...
Pakistan goes one step ahead of India in Film and Music Industry
Pakistani filmmaker and singer Omer Pasha topples Bollywood and years of Indian supremacy on Pakistani cinema and arts by producing a string of shorts and musicals with an international foreign cast to directly match Hollywood standards. Raised in Islamabad, Omer Pasha now permanently living in Canada, has single handedly uplifted Pakistani film and music into international spotlight.
In the tenure of less than 3 ...
Multiple Award-Winning Actor Makes Feature-Length Directorial Debut and Joins Forces with Arclight Films in Cannes
“DARKLY EXHILARATING.” -THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
“MAJESTIC…CHARGED WITH PHYSICAL DANGER, PHYSICAL COURAGE.” -THE NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS
“PLUNGE INTO THIS… AND YOU, TOO, WILL BE PULLED UNDER.” -THE MIAMI HERALD
CANNES, France – Arclight Films is pleased to announce that BREATH, the new dramatic thriller based on th...
Cannes, France – Two years after striking a five-film slate deal at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, Thunder Road Pictures is renewing their agreement with Cutting Edge Group and CEG’s investment arm, Conduct, in a seven-figure deal to extend the partnership for an additional five films. In exchange for future music rights, Conduct will advance Thunder Road funds to enable the company to develop and expand their current slate of films in development.
“We are delighted to recomme...
CANNES (May 14, 2015) – Crimson Forest Entertainment (OTCBB: CRIM), a global independent motion picture studio, today announced that Arclight Films will serve as the international sales agent for the company’s mystery thriller, “Pali Road.”
“Pali Road” stars Jackson Rathbone from the highly successful, “The Twilight Saga,” Sung Kang from the hit box office franchise, “Fast & Furious,” Henry Ian Cusick, best known for his roles in...
SALES FOR THE FEATURE DOCUMENTARY WILL COMMENCE AT THE MARCHÉ
CANNES, MAY 12, 2015 - Following the success of Conquistador Entertainment’s Jennifer Aniston starrer, CAKE, the recently revived Sales Agency has announced its Cannes Marché line-up, which will include; Jean-Michel Cousteau’s, ODYSSEA 3D; Noah Buschel’s, THE PHENOM, starring Ethan Hawke, Paul Giamatti and Johnny Simmons; and Devon Downs’ directorial debut, PARLOR.
Currently in-production, Conqu...