Renowned entertainment industry research outfit Screen Engine/ASI (SE/ASI) and award winning motion picture marketing executive Neil Goetz have teamed up to launch The Engine Room as a strategic creative think tank.
The Engine Room’s initial clients include Sony, The Weinstein Company, Fox and Lionsgate. The company is currently working on a number of upcoming studio and independent feature film projects.
The Engine Room has been designed as the first resource of its kind...
TALLINN BLACK NIGHTS FIRST FEATURES COMPETITION
GENERATES EARLY BUZZ
The freshly unveiled 13 films in the First Features Competition is getting considerable industry attention already, with Screen Daily and The Hollywood Reporter higlighting the dystopian UK drama The White King (on the photo) with The Littl...
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BALLAD IN BLOOD
by Ruggero Deodato
American Premiere AFM 2016
Screening at Monica Film Center 3, Nov. 3 at 3pm
Ballad in Blood, produced by Massimo Esposti for Bell Film and distributed worldwide by TVCO, marks the great return behind the camera of Ruggero Deodato, historic leading Italian horror director.
His past films, like Cannibal Holocaust, just to name one, have been sold all over the world and have become "cult movies".
Ballad in Blood intends to revive tho...
La Fille Aux Deux Visages / Dir Roman Serir / France / 2016
Horror Thriller Film Noir
Clarisse visits Marc’s stylish mansion for the first time. Marc is a mysterious, sophisticated plastic surgeon, they are dating and Clarisse spends the night with him
The following morning she if found drugged, handcuffed and Marc’s hostage.
Marc has a plan, his obsession is to...
Palatin Media Film- & Fernseh GmbH of Munich has taken a 25.1% stake in Kinostar Filmverleih GmbH. Palatin acquired the shares from Kinostar Theater GmbH.
In addition to acting as CEO of Palatin, Bernd Schlötterer will join the Stuttgart-based film distributor’s management team as a further managing director.
As one of the top ten independent film companies in Germany, Kinostar Filmverleih GmbH specializes in the distribution of Hollywood films, German and Turkis...
After the unexpected death of their adopted son, a young couple's love is put to the test. When a strange woman shows up in the middle of the night with uncanny information about their dead son and an apocal...
FANTASTIC FILMS INTERNATIONAL presents the following theatrical feature films and TV series: (more details at: www.fantasticfilmsinternational.com. Ask for your Password for ONLINE SCREENING of completed features).
Introducing NEW animated and family titles: NOVEMBER 10th; SLICK RICK; AJISAKA; MASK MAN; LUGGY, DEX HAMILTON AND THE DOOMSDAY SWARM; AROUND THE WORLD ON A FLYING WINDMILL; THE CUSHION; BIGI AND FRI...
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Evolutionary Films, the London based sales and production company, have been appointed as international sales agent to represent the feature film LET ME GO, a powerful and deeply moving drama starring BAFTA nominated Juliet Stevenson CBE (Bend it Like Beckham, Truly Madly Deeply), Jodhi May (Last of the Mohicans, The Other Boleyn Girl), Lucy Boynton (Sing Street, Life in Squares), Karin Bertling (The Bridge, Wallander) and Stanley Weber (The First Day of the Rest of Your Life, Not Anot...
Producers are struggling with the lack of transparency in the new distribution landscape. It is difficult to see how a film has performed in Video on Demand and there has been no significant analysis into what types of films are best suited to VOD. Until now.
Pulling together data from a number of sources we have been able to look at what VOD audiences want to watch, and how this compares with other media. We have grouped films into four categories:
• Thrilling, covering horror, thriller ...
AFM attracts all Film Buyers: Theatrical Distributors, DVD Distributors, VOD Platforms, Cable & Satellite Channels, Broadcasters, Content Aggregators - Licensees from every media.
AMERICAN FILM MARKET UNVEILS SCREENING LINE-UP INCLUDING WORLD AND MARKET PREMIERES
Global stars featured include Alec Baldwin, Gerard Butler, Bryan Cranston, Penelope Cruz, Elle Fanning, James Franco, Salma Hayek, Demi Lovato, David Oyelowo, Aaron Paul, Rosamund Pike, Noomi Rapace, and J.K. Simmons, amongst others
Los Angeles, 11th October, 2016: The American Film Market (AFM®) has today announced its list of films screening, including 71 world and 250+ market premieres,...
India’s tiny northern neighbour Bhutan at Jio MAMI’s 18th Mumbai FF with Star
A nine-member Bhutanese delegation, led by Dasho Karma W Penjor, Honourable Secretary of Ministry of Information and Communications, will participate in the Mumbai. Other members will include important members of Department of Information and Media, and members from the Bhutan Film Association. Bhutan is known as ‘The Land of the Thunder Dragon’ at the Festival.
Supported by governme...
ATIONAL BIRD, directed by SONIA KENNEBECK and executive produced by WIM WENDERS and ERROL MORRIS opens in Los Angeles on November 18 and other cities nationwide including San Francisco and New York.
Winning audiences over at Berlin, Tribeca, San Francisco, and Sheffield Film Festivals, NATIONAL BIRD follows the incredible dramatic journey of three whistleblowers who are determined to break the silence around one of the most controversial current affairs issues of our time: the secret U.S...
Twelve entries from 18 co-production countries will compete for the main prize and the Lubina award sculpture at the FilmFestival Cottbus. The Short Feature Competition will feature ten more premières, including four international premières. From 8 to 13 November, the festival will present for the 26th time contemporary Eastern European cinema with about 200 individual entries from 45 countries.
Mature débuts and repeated success - With Rusudan Glurjidze (HOUSE OF O...
The 53rd International Antalya Film Festival kicked off yesterday, October 16. The Festival, co-hosted by Menderes Türel, Mayor of Antalya Metropolitan Municipality and Festival President, and Elif Dağdeviren, the Festival’s Director, twelve films – including two documentaries – will contend for the Golden Orange award in the festival’s National Feature Film Competition category.
Featuring both internationally- and nationally-acclaimed films, this year...
by Siraj Syed
Assam-born Rima Das’s first feature, Man with the Binoculars, which was screened at Cannes in the Marche (Market) du Film section on May 18, finds its place in the programmes of two prestigious festivals in successive months. First, it is the Jio MAMI Mumbai International Film Festival with STAR, which starts this week, and then it will be part of Tallinn’s Black Nights 20th year.
The Man with the Binoculars is Rima Das' tender and poignant slice-of-life debut ...
The 20th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival unveils first of the two international competition programmes, dedicated to showcasing the first feature films of filmmakers in the First Features Competition Programme. With an aim to discover and promote new talent, the festival has selected 13 world and international premieres from diverse regions.
Festival Director Tiina Lokk says, “We were quite confident to return with the First Features Competition after a successful ina...
I had the immense privilege of running the marketing at Sony in France (also meaning in charge of Cannes) when i received early 1991 a video tape from Boyz'n The Hood with the suggestion to submit it to Cannes.
To our great surprise, Gilles Jacob, Cannes' Director invited the film (first feature by young John Singleton) to "Un Certain Regard".
I started a campaign which remains one of my best prides in marketing several hundreds of films over the years for Sony, Fox and U...
LA VIE PURE By Jérémy Banster
93 min | Drama, Biography, Adventure | FRANCE | 2015
Starring Stany Coppet
North American Premiere (Out of Competition)
CINEPOLIS CHELSEA – Sunday, October 16th | 7pm
Red Carpet starts at 5.30PM
Mandatory Dress Code: Cocktail attire
1949, a French explorer, Raymond Maufrais, goes on a solitary expedition in the Amazon forest. He leaves behind him a diary that reflects the meaning of Pure Life and h...
MISFORTUNE By Desmond Devenish
90 min | Drama | United States | 2016
NY Premiere (Out of Competition)
CINEPOLIS CHELSEA – Thursday, October 13th | 7pm
Doors open at 5.30pm.
Mandatory Dress Code: Cocktail attire
In attendance: Desmond Devenish (Director/Producer/Co-writer/Lead Actor), Xander Bailey (Lead Actor/Co-Writer) and Sarah Kinga Smith (Manager/Executive Producer).
After being released from prison, Mallick hunts down hi...
This year BIFF with the University of Georgia’s esteemed Department of Entertainment and Media Studies and The Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA) partners to expand the Film Workshop to young adults from the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI).
BIFF will also host a three-week-long series of pre, production and post filmmaking tutorials open to the public!