First Independent Pictures has acquired distribution rights for the U.S., Australia/New Zealand and South Africa for the comedy "Everything's Gone Green" from Shoreline Entertainment.
Union Station Media has acquired U.S. and Canadian distrib rights to the psychological thriller "Dark Corners," starring Thora Birch and Toby Stephens, from Shoreline Entertainment.
Buena Vista Intl. and Sony Pictures Releasing Intl. have announced a joint venture to distribute their respective films in the fast-growing Russian market effective Jan. 1.
It's fast becoming a "give it to me now" world for consumers demanding information and entertainment. That's the conclusion of a survey of more than 200 finance execs from major media and…
Universal has purchased Ross Venokur's drama pitch "The Eighth Wonder" for $350,000 against $600,000 and set it up with JC Spink, Chris Bender and Jake Weiner.
What's the word for "boffo" in the Kazakh language? Sacha Baron Cohen's "Borat" dominated international biz over the weekend thanks to a surprisingly strong launch with $17.7 million at 993 playdates…
Sidney Kimmel Prods. took a low-key approach at its Thursday night American Film Market party at Akwa in Santa Monica, following a screening of its promo reel.
Veteran producers Jonathan Krane and Beau Rogers have launched the Edge, a production shingle aimed at turning out three to five features annually with budgets between $1 million and $10 million.
B.D. Fox & Friends have sold Middle Eastern rights for Noble House Entertainment's "The Lost Gold of Khan" and "Snow Princess" to Phars Film Co.
Cinemavault Releasing Intl. has acquired international rights to "This Filthy World," John Waters' autobiographical standup comedy pic, which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival
U.K.-based producer-financiers Jim Reeve and Tom Parkhouse, founders of Intl. Film Finance, have formed a partnership with Ireland-based DEPFA Bank to provide cash financing for films that have…