Toronto is a well-known hunting ground for domestic film acquisitions, but along with last year's North American sales boom came a surprising boost in a new arena: international sales and presales.
New voting rules, a crowded field and more media scrutiny raise fest stakes
As LGBT films find their bigscreen runs shortened and ancillary revenues dropping, more distribs and producers are asking for a share of festival ticket sales.
Fox Intl. Prods., the studio's busy local-language production arm for overseas releases, is about to give some of its slate a specialty theatrical push in the U.S.
In 2006, a trio of twentysomething producers bet that a tale of a drug-addicted teacher could give them a niche hit and establish them as players in the tough indie world.
When a nonprofit film producer hits the jackpot at Sundance, filmmakers may benefit, but not in a traditional way.
In Hollywood, they say it's not what you know, but who you know.
When a vocalist of Aretha Franklin's stature has a free full-length concert, it should be no surprise that it drew the biggest crowd for the series in 33 years.
Lately, Hollywood majors have been shaking up their foreign production and acquisition arms, setting off alarms among some in the biz, especially given the overwhelming importance of foreign…
The studios are enjoying their biggest box office take from the international market ever -- yet some of the Hollywood majors seem to be rethinking their overseas strategies.
Artists Public Domain just scored one of the most profitable sales in the history of Sundance. It's celebrating a 10-year anniversary.