Pandemic intensifies need for platforms to invest in local indie content, say Euro producers

Pandemic intensifies need for platforms to invest in local indie content, say Euro producers The European Producers Club unveiled its Covid-19 recovery manifesto in San Sebastian. The European Producers Club (Epc) unveiled its an ambitious wishlist of industry support measures during the ...

Pandemic intensifies need for platforms to invest in local indie content, say European producers

Pandemic intensifies need for platforms to invest in local indie content, say European producers The European Producers Club unveiled its Covid-19 recovery manifesto in San Sebastian. The European Producers Club (Epc) unveiled its an ambitious wishlist of industry support measures during the ...

‘Nora,’ from ‘An Autumn Without Berlin’ Helmer Lara Izagirre, Scooped by Filmax (Exclusive)

‘Nora,’ from ‘An Autumn Without Berlin’ Helmer Lara Izagirre, Scooped by Filmax (Exclusive) Spanish producer-distributor and sales agent Filmax will handle international rights on Lara Izagirre’s “Nora,” the film opener at this year’s San Sebastian Zinemira Basque cinema showcase. Selected ...

‘Justice League': Leonard Cohen Serenades Armageddon in Trailer for Zack Snyder’s 4-Hour Long Cut (Video)

‘Justice League': Leonard Cohen Serenades Armageddon in Trailer for Zack Snyder’s 4-Hour Long Cut (Video) The first trailer for Zack Snyder’s cut of “Justice League,” Aka the “Snyder Cut,” has been released. Check out the embed above. A dreamy, slow motion look at filmed footage and concept art, the ...

Protagonist Taps Focus Executive Luane Gauer as Head of Acquisitions

Protagonist Taps Focus Executive Luane Gauer as Head of Acquisitions Former Focus Features executive Luane Gauer has joined sales, production and finance company Protagonist Pictures as head of acquisitions. As vice-president, production and acquisitions at Focus in ...

Protagonist Pictures hires Focus exec Luane Gauer as head of acquisitions (exclusive)

Protagonist Pictures hires Focus exec Luane Gauer as head of acquisitions (exclusive) Gauer most recently held the position of Focus Features vice-president of production and acquisitions. UK-based sales, production and finance company Protagonist Pictures has hired Luane Gauer as ...

Global Bulletin: HBO Europe Greenlights Spanish Anthology Series ‘Escenario 0’

Global Bulletin: HBO Europe Greenlights Spanish Anthology Series ‘Escenario 0’ Standout Spanish cinema actors Irene Escolar and Bárbara Lennie have teamed on a new anthology series commissioned by HBO España and produced by Calle Cruzada. Created and executive produced by the ...

Angels or Demons? European Producers Contend With Growing Post-Pandemic Power of U.S. Streamers

Angels or Demons? European Producers Contend With Growing Post-Pandemic Power of U.S. Streamers As the Cannes online market moves forward, it’s no doubt that streamers are still the big story in the indie world — and as European producers try to restart shoots as lockdowns are lifted, their ...

Latido Nabs World Sales Rights to Morena’s ‘Tales of the Lockdown’

Latido Nabs World Sales Rights to Morena’s ‘Tales of the Lockdown’ Madrid-based Latido Films has picked up international sales rights to omnibus feature “Relatos Con-fin-a-dos” (“Tales of the Lockdown”), produced by Spanish film and TV house Morena Films. Scheduled ...

Penelope Cruz & Luis Tosar To Star In Social Thriller ‘On The Fringe’, Bankside To Launch Sales — Cannes

Penelope Cruz & Luis Tosar To Star In Social Thriller ‘On The Fringe’, Bankside To Launch Sales — Cannes Exclusive: Spanish megastars Penelope Cruz and Luis Tosar are to star in feature On The Fringe (En Los Margenes), which will mark the directorial debut of Argentine actor Juan Diego Botto (Good ...

Trump’s Coronavirus Travel Ban Further Paralyzes European Industry

President Donald Trump’s 30-day European travel ban will further paralyze and isolate a film and TV industry that is frantically drawing up contingency plans for business and production. Trump’s ban ...

Oscar-Winning Director Asghar Farhadi To Begin Production On His New Film This Summer

This time two years ago, filmmaker Asghar Farhadi was on the top of everyone’s mind, as the filmmaker prepared to debut his film “Everybody Knows” at the Cannes Film Festival. Speculation swirled ...

Two-Time Oscar Winner Asghar Farhadi Lines Up New Film ‘A Hero’, Memento To Launch Must-Have Arthouse Pic At Efm

Two-Time Oscar Winner Asghar Farhadi Lines Up New Film ‘A Hero’, Memento To Launch Must-Have Arthouse Pic At Efm Exclusive: Two-time Oscar winner Asghar Farhadi is heading into production on new film A Hero, we can reveal. The Farsi-language project will enter pre-production in two months and is due to shoot in ...

Specialty Box Office 2019: Focus Features, A24, Roadside Attractions And Neon Lead Way

Specialty Box Office 2019: Focus Features, A24, Roadside Attractions And Neon Lead Way Updated with additional distributors and adjustments. As blockbusters battled it out at the box office, the specialty space hit high notes with Judy, flew with The Peanut Butter Falcon, shined with ...

Mexico’s Cinepolis Launching New Arthouse Distributor with ‘Parasite’ (Exclusive)

Mexico’s Cinepolis Launching New Arthouse Distributor with ‘Parasite’ (Exclusive) Morelia, Mexico – There’s a new arthouse player in town. Cinepolis, one of the top exhibitors in the world, is launching a new arthouse film distribution unit in Mexico called Sala de Arte ...

Venice Film Review: ‘The Truth’

Venice Film Review: ‘The Truth’ When a big, prestigious, internationally celebrated arthouse filmmaker, hoisted by his acclaim, gets the chance to make a “crossover” movie somewhere other than his native country, it tends to seem ...

Javier Bardem in Talks to Play King Triton in Disney’s ‘Little Mermaid’

Javier Bardem in Talks to Play King Triton in Disney’s ‘Little Mermaid’ Javier Bardem is in talks to play King Triton in Disney’s live-action remake of “The Little Mermaid.” Halle Bailey will portray the Ariel, a mermaid princess who dreams of being a human, while ...

Locarno: Charades Acquires Competition Contender ‘Maternal’ (Exclusive)

Locarno: Charades Acquires Competition Contender ‘Maternal’ (Exclusive) Having seen large success with Cannes Critics’ Week and Annecy Cristal winner “I Lost My Body,” Paris-based Charades has confirmed its acquisition of international sales rights to “Maternal” ...

‘The Dead Don’t Die’ Rests; ‘The Last Black Man In San Francisco’ Strong in 2nd Frame: Specialty Box Office

‘The Dead Don’t Die’ Rests; ‘The Last Black Man In San Francisco’ Strong in 2nd Frame: Specialty Box Office Cannes opener The Dead Don’t Die from Jim Jarmusch bowed in fairly wide 613 theaters Fathers Day weekend, featuring a pack of big named stars turned zombie. The title sauntered to a $2.35M gross in ...

Stars Turn Zombie In ‘The Dead Don’t Die’; Sienna Miller Is  ‘American Woman’ – Specialty Box Office Preview

Stars Turn Zombie In ‘The Dead Don’t Die’; Sienna Miller Is  ‘American Woman’ – Specialty Box Office Preview Hot off the Cannes Film Festival, Focus Features is wasting little time to get Jim Jarmusch’s latest The Dead Don’t Die in theaters this weekend. The comedy-thriller which features Bill Murray, Adam ...

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