The 69th Mifed (Nov. 3 to 7) appears to have taken the heat out of the embryonic campaign for a fall American Film Market by putting on a competent show this year.
Mifed dealmakers admit their heads are spinning. But the one thing sellers exiting the 69th edition of the film market are sure of is just how tricky the indie distribution business has become.
Tuesday saw a slew of sales at Mifed as sellers scrambled to pack in meetings and clinch deals before many leave the Milan mart today.
Alan Parker, chairman of the Film Council, today laid out a blueprint for the "radical re-invention" of the British film industry, in a speech intended to start a debate about the direction of U.K…
Director Anand Tucker and writer Frank Cottrell Boyce have signed up to develop "November 5th," a historical movie about the Gunpowder Plot to blow up the English Houses of Parliament in 1605.
Danish auteur Lars von Trier is planning to reunite with Nicole Kidman for two more films, which will form a trilogy with their recently completed "Dogville."
Miramax Films is reshuffling its London office, with Allon Reich exiting as head of film and Colin Vaines relocating back to the U.K. as exec VP, European production and development.
Miramax Films is to distribute its own movies in Germany, hiring its own local staff to handle releases through Buena Vista Intl.