IFC Films has acquired all North American distribution rights to Belgian director Pierre-Paul Renders' comedy "Thomas in Love" from Fortissimo Films. A July release is planned.
Markets & Festivals
Lea Pool's "Lost and Delirious" represents a solid, if somewhat cloyingly romantic English-language bow for the Swiss-born, Quebec-based director. Overwrought story of adolescent love in the halls of…
Universal-backed Hypnotic.com picked up worldwide distribution rights to two short films at the Sundance Film Festival on Wednesday.
What could have been just another of the coming-of-age tracts churned out on the indie-sector conveyor belt becomes a deeply nuanced drama full of original angles in "L.I.E." This superbly acted film…
NBC Enterprises and Hearst-Argyle Television have made an agreement in principle to create a jointly-owned venture to produce and syndicate firstrun programming for syndication and cable. The…
With "Double Whammy," a slight but agreeable comedy about a disgraced cop's journey of redemption, Tom DiCillo bounces back to some degree from his resoundingly flat last feature, "The Real Blonde."…
The international TV biz is abuzz with the news that NBC is getting out of the foreign distribution business by sealing a deal with MGM to represent its product overseas. The deal is likely to be…
Despite gripes from a handful of top domestic syndicators that NATPE costs too much and has outlived its usefulness, attendance at this year's four-day edition has shattered all previous records.
Taking film noir material and turning it inside out, "The Deep End" is a beautifully made melodrama that succeeds on formal levels more than it does with emotion. Filmmaking team of Scott McGehee and…
Anyone expecting a radically different and more Yank-friendly Cannes Film Festival this year had better wise up -- just ask the fest's new artistic director Thierry Fremaux, who will be dashing…