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Industry veteran Todd Olsson has joined International Film Trust as a sales consultant while Kenner Bolt has been appointed to the newly created position of Director of Acquisitions with immediate effect, it was announced today by IFT founder Michael Benaroya of Benaroya Pictures.
Reporting to Benaroya, Olsson will work alongside Kevin Hoiseth, Director of Sales and Marcin Janowski, Head of Marketing and Communications across IFT’s slate of films, which includes Werner Herzog&...
Golden Globe winning actor Jason Bateman (“The Family Fang”, "The Gift, "This is Where I Leave You") has been confirmed to join the cast of Peter Landesman’s historical spy thriller “Felt”. Alongside recently announced female lead, Diane Lane (“Man of Steel”, “Unfaithful”) and Academy Award ® nominated actor Liam Neeson (“Schindler’s List”). Bateman will play FBI Agent and Felt lieutenan...
NATHANIEL MCCORMICK EVP THE EXCHANGE
The Exchange, a leading international film sales and finance company, has promoted Nathaniel McCormick to the position of Executive Vice President, Worldwide Distribution.
McCormick reports to company founder Brian O'Shea and co-leads the worldwide distribution efforts for the company's roster of films.
McCormick has been at to The Exchange for three years with more than a decade career in the entertainme...
Olga Kurylenko (OBLIVION, QUANTUM OF SOLACE) is set to star in the sci-fi thriller ANDROID, to be directed by Niall Johnson (KEEPING MUM, screenwriter for WHITE NOISE), who co-wrote the script with Matt O’Reilly, it was announced today by producers Trademark Films’ Ivan Mactaggart (MY WEEK WITH MARILYN, upcoming LOVING VINCENT), Infinite Studios Singapore’s Mike Wiluan and Lindsey Martin (HBO Asia’s “Halfworlds,” upcoming EQUALS, HITMAN: AGENT 47) and Magnet...
Kickstarter campaign LIVE! Until November 7 documentary on Gerald Potterton
One week left to go of our Kickstarter campaign The Flying Animator to raise financing for a feature length documentary film on Gerald Potterton. His dry British humour, life on a 200 acre farm in the eastern townships, Gerald can tell us about what it was like to work with Buster Keaton and animating the Beatles Yellow Submarine.
Learn about the never released film with a sound tr...
DDI President Jason Moring announced today that DDI has attached Gabriel Byrne to METANOIA, joining David Tennant (HARRY POTTER, Doctor Who), Elizabeth Moss (Mad Men), and Michael Gambon (HARRY POTTER) to the project.
METANOIA will be directed by Robert Mullan, produced by Charlotte Arden and Harriet Hammond, and executive produced by Phin Glynn and Peter Dunphy. The film is a co-production between Gizmo Films and Bad Penny Productions.
METANOIA chronicles the world-renowned Sc...
Jamal Al Sharif - Chairman, Dubai Film and TV Commission
Jamal Al Sharif is the Chairman of the Dubai Film and TV Commission (DFTC). In his current role, Al Sharif partners with Government of Dubai and private entities to increase media production in Dubai by developing filming incentives, nurturing growth of the local media talent pool, and marketing the emirate to regional and international producers.
Al Sharif has devoted his entire career to establishing Dubai as a glo...
Three-time Emmy Award nominee Elizabeth Banks (THE HUNGER GAMES franchise, PITCH PERFECT 2) is set to star in the adventure drama RITA HAYWORTH WITH A HAND GRENADE to be directed by award-winning director Sloane U’Ren (DIMENSIONS), it was announced today by producer Robert Graf (upcoming HAIL, CAESAR!, Oscar-winning NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN).
Radiant Films International is representing foreign rights and is introducing the film to buyers at the American Film Market. UTA Independen...
SEVILLE INTERNATIONAL SECURES XAVIER DOLAN’S
THE DEATH AND LIFE OF JOHN F. DONOVAN
STARRING JESSICA CHASTAIN AND KIT HARINGTON
Ensemble cast also includes Susan Sarandon and Kathy Bates
Entertainment One’s Seville International and Quebec-based distribution arm Les Films Séville, alongside producers Lyla Films and Sons of Manual, are pleased to announce THE DEATH AND LIFE OF JOHN F. DONOVAN, the first English-language feature film...
Is Gary Busey really God?
IndustryWorks Studios Acquires the World Wide Rights to Independent Film CANDiLAND (2015)
IndustryWorks Studios has acquired the World Wide distribution rights to the psychological drama CANDiLAND starring Gary Busey in what might very well be his ‘comeback role’. IndustryWorks will be bringing the film to Cannes to sell at the 2015 Marche du Film.
CANDiLAND stars Oscar nominee Gary Busey (The Buddy Holly Story), Chelah Horsdal (Arrow, Hell on Wheels...
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Nadine de Barros
Oscar winner JK Simmons (WHIPLASH, TERMINATOR GENISYS, JUNO) is set to star in the ensemble comedic drama THE BACHELORS, it was announced today by Fortitude International’s co-founders Nadine de Barros, Robert Ogden Barnum and Daniel Wagner alongside producers Matthew Baer (UNBROKEN, MAGGIE, CITY BY THE SEA) and George Parra (upcoming JOY, THE DESCENDANTS, SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK).
Written and to be directed by Kurt Voelker (SWEET NOVEMBER, PARK), the...
Top class juries will award the prize money totalling EUR 77,750
- eight different juries / 18 awards
- audience can vote for their favourites
- increased prize money
The five members of the International Festival Jury will have the honour of awarding the four glass 'Lubinas' (Sorbian: 'the charming one'); however, seven other juries will award the prizes for Best Short Film, prize for the Best Youth Film, prize for Best Debut Film and other awards. Th...
Oscar winner Forest Whitaker (LEE DANIELS’ THE BUTLER, THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND) and Vince Vaughn (upcoming HACKSAW RIDGE, INTO THE WILD) are set to star in the drama THE ARCHBISHOP AND THE ANTICHRIST to be directed by two time Oscar nominee writer/director Roland Joffé (THE KILLING FIELDS, THE SCARLET LETTER), it was announced today by Emmy Award nominated producer Craig Baumgarten (HOOK, NEVER BACK DOWN).
Joffé co-wrote the screenplay with Michael Ashton. Curren...
Bardot in 1968
Viewed at Arlequin Cinema, Paris. in documentary package.
Bardot, La Méprise”– Dir. David Teboul. 114′ RT. made for TV is
a study of the actress’s entire life, childhood, family, etc. As well as the highlights of her career with numerous extracts from key films such as “And God Created Woman”. (Et Dieu créa la femme), 1956.
With more than 1,000 production companies attending, 400 distributors exhibiting and 100+ speakers, AFM offers you a rare opportunity to connect with the film industry's movers and shakers from around the world… in one place at one time.
- 2,000+ new films & projects
- 1,000+ production companies
- 400+ distributors
- 324 market premieres… and more added daily
- 80+ world premieres
- Titles available from 50+ countries
- One week of industry networking
The screening of its first Teaser Trailer will be shown at 10 AM, followed by a 45-minute Q&A session which will include actors, writers, and producers from the film. The notables on hand will include: Kenny Johnson (Bates Motel, The shield), WWE wrestler and actor, Bill Goldberg, Fred Williamson (From Dusk Till Dawn), Mindy Robinson (host for Revenge of the Nerds for the last 3 seasons), Executive Producer, Niko (who also plays Deputy Parks), and Thomas J. Churchill (director, writer, and...
Her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi will preside over the Thai Night celebration at the American Film Market & Conference 2015
The Department of International Trade Promotion, Ministry of Commerce will present Thai Night 2015 during the period of the American Film Market & Conference 2015, Los Angeles, USA.
The aims of the event are to promote the film and entertainment industry in Thailand, to publicize its significant potential,...
Tom de la Cal, Director of The Film Festival Agency, accompanied Oliver Stone to the Sitges Fantastic Film Festival in October where he received the Premio Honorífico for his lifetime achievements. Mr. Stone gave a Master Class on his films to more than 2000 attendees and press. The Film Festival Agency also organized a signing for his book, The Untold History of the United States, in Palma de Mallorca and a screening of his award winning film “Platoon” followed by a talk an...
FIPRESCI and Cinema23 have announced that the 2015 »Fénix Award to Ibero-American Criticism« goes to the Mexican critic and professor Jorge Ayala Blanco.
This year's award, conferred by the International Federation of Film Critics to acknowledge the contribution to film criticism in Ibero-America, is an homage to Jorge Ayala Blanco's honest, lucid and ludic career; to his prose, which is as idiosyncratic as it is universal; and to the intelligence of his gaz...
Ryan Reynolds (THE PROPOSAL, WOMAN IN GOLD) is in final negotiations to star in dramedy TRUTH IN ADVERTISING, to be directed by Roger Michell (NOTTING HILL, HYDE PARK ON HUDSON, CHANGING LANES), it was announced today by The Solution Entertainment Group’s co-founders and partners, Lisa Wilson and Myles Nestel who are financing and producing the film alongside Lynn Hendee (Summit Entertainment’s ENDER’S GAME) and William Chartoff (Warner Bros.’ upcoming CREED).
Festival’s 20th Edition to Begin December 26th During the Heart of the Awards Season
The noted Danish filmmaker and Academy Award®-winning director Bille August will serve as Chairman of the 20th edition of Capri, Hollywood – The International Film Festival. Scheduled to run from December 26, 2015 through January 2, 2016, the event, regarded as a major player of the International Awards season, will bring to Italy’s Gulf of Naples some of the biggest...
Multi-hyphenate artist and filmmaker Chris Rock will return to host the Oscars® for a second time, producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin announced today. The 88th Academy Awards® will be broadcast live on Oscar® Sunday, February 28, 2016, on the ABC Television Network. Rock previously hosted the 77th Oscars telecast in 2005.
“Chris Rock is truly the MVP of the entertainment industry,” said Hill and Hudlin. “Comedian, actor, writer, produc...
BAFTA-LA Co-Founder and Producer Marion Rosenberg Receives Honor at 7th Annual Lady Filmmakers Festival October 25th, 2015 Beverly Hills
The 7th Annual Lady Filmmakers Festival takes place October 23rd-25th. Lady Filmmakers screens record number of films directed and filmed by women! The festival boasts 4 feature films and 42 short films with several World, US, West Coast, and LA Premieres in Beverly Hills, CA!
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