American Film Market 2002
Markets & Festivals
2001 was a good year for the Italian film industry, despite several obstacles including a slow Christmas season at the box office; general deterioration of the economic climate (in particular for…
Dramas, thrillers and action pics, of both the adventure and suspense variety, are the top genres at the American Film Market most years, this one included.
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Local films in the Nordic territories in recent years can pull down as much as 25%-30% of a year's box office, a phenom that has not gone unnoticed by the majors.
Among the 305 motion picture outfits registered at the American Film Market this year, 25 will be making the rounds of the annual movie mart in Santa Monica for the first time.
Local titles performed uncharacteristically well in the domestic market in the last year, much to the relief of the small independent distribs who traditionally pick up films for New Zealand release.
The Sept. 11 attacks and aftermath, an economic recession, the collapse of the German Neuer Markt and the threat of a guild strikes played havoc with the emotions and economics of the film biz over…
The distribution biz has experienced a raft of changes over the past 12 months, which sets the scene for some fierce competition for release dates in 2002.
In a surprise double win at the Berlin Int'l Film Festival, Japanese animated pic "Spirited Away" by Hayao Miyazaki and British director Paul Greengrass's "Bloody Sunday," about the 1972 clashes…
8:45 a.m.Dog Days (The Coproduction Office) – AMC 5Le Velo de Ghislain Lambert (StudioCanal) – AMC 7Nabi (Mirovision) – Laemmle Monica 1Work In Progress (Planeta 2010) Laemmle Monica 3The Dervis (Rai…
8:45 a.m.Burning in the Wind (Adriana Chiesa Enterprises) – Broadway Cineplex 2Lantana (Beyond Films) – Nu Wilshire 19 a.m.Some Body (Trust Film Sales) – AMC 1The Jimmy Show (Overseas Filmgroup/First…