When Mike Ryan was at NYU film school in the early '90s, he sought out legendary Western director Budd Boetticher on his ranch to help advise him on his first feature film. When Ryan was location…
Every new company headed to Toronto offers a line you might hear in an expensive boutique: "We're just browsing." Reality often proves otherwise, of course: Witness the recent fest circuit…
"I was the flavor of the month, and then I was quickly dismissed," says Christopher Landon, who in his mid-20s experienced the cruel vicissitudes of Hollywood. "I reached a point in my career when I…
German short film festival Oberhausener Kurzfilmtage kicked off Thursday with topical showcase "Don't Look Now! -- Children, Childhood, Cinema."
As its name suggests, Dreamachine, the new international sales company from HanWay Film's Jeremy Thomas and Celluloid Dream's Hengameh Panahi, wants to combine imaginative thinking with the…
At the hothouse markets of Sundance and Toronto, where average acquisition prices hit around $4 million in the last year, what's a small distributor to do? Go to Tribeca.
About 20 films scored some kind of distribution deal out of the festival last year.
The films domestic distributors say they're eager to check out at Tribeca. All are being shown to buyers for the first time, with U.S. rights available:
Just because a film doesn't get acquired by a big distributor after its festival premiere doesn't mean it can't have a life. While more than a half dozen of this year's Spirit Award nominees didn't…
The biblical Tower of Babel story recounts how God scattered humanity across the earth and gave people distinct and divisive languages. But the films in this year's Oscar race seem to suggest the…
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Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues1Daily: $5.1M Cumulative: $13.2M Paramount Pictures -36.81%
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug2Daily: $5.0M Cumulative: $96.0M Warner Brothers / New Line 3.95%
Frozen3Daily: $2.2M Cumulative: $172.4M Disney 22.76%