Who says it's tough to pre-sell Australian films to overseas buyers nowadays? Not the producers of "Love's Brother" and sales agent Arclight Films, who have closed deals for numerous territories.
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Road grosses dipped by 2.7% during Week 3 (June 9-15). The 16 shows reporting grossed $13,296,557.
"Bruce Almighty" was a heaven-sent gift for exhibs and auds in German-speaking territories while "2 Fast 2 Furious" fueled takings in Mexico and yet another local pic triumphed in South Korea last…
After months of speculation, media manipulation and corporate gesticulation, Vivendi Universal's bankers this week will finally cast their eyes on a half-dozen bids for the French conglom's…
"The Spanish Apartment," a whimsical drama about a French student living in Barcelona, won two major awards at the Sydney Film Festival on Friday.