Pathe ruled the roost last year as "Chicken Run" peeked out the top box office spot for U.K. independent distributors with more than $42 million (and a No. 3 spot for total U.K. b.o. for the year)…
Markets & Festivals
Two new players enter the uncrowded market of indie distribution this year in New Zealand, although distrib network still is dominated by Roadshow, Fox, Columbia and United Intl. Pictures.
Though clouds have started to gather once more over the South Korean economy, attendance at the nation's multiplexes continues at a robust pace with domestic films taking top tickets.
Surviving the independent distribution scene in the Nordic territories is no picnic. Hollywood studios in one way or another take the lion's share of box office receipts, with Nordic homegrown…
There is a distinct aura of caution hanging over this year's American Film Market. After last year's boom time, when German IPO cash was flooding the halls of the Loews Santa Monica Hotel, and sales…
American Film Market attendees know that in Los Angeles, you are what you eat -- or, more precisely, where you eat. Nothing conveys coolness better than knowing the best new restaurants in town, and…
Indie producers who have a hard time fighting for exposure at the Sundance Film Festival can always be glad that less than two months after the hype and the madness of the Utah fest, the American…
Late last year, reps of the film and homevideo industries in Thailand set aside their customary differences and banded together in a rare show of unity. Their objective was to find ways to stem the…
For newly appointed AFMA executive director Jean Prewitt, new technologies are both a concern and a boon to members of the indie film org.
This year's American Film Market powers into the Loews Hotel, Le Merigot and the streets of Santa Monica on Feb. 21 like a souped-up race car that's had the benefit of a thorough tune-up.