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Michael J. Werner
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Hong Kong-based Michael J. Werner runs Amsterdam/HK sales and distribution company Fortissimo Films, which was founded in 1991. The company is in Cannes with its Directors' Fortnight entry "Songs My…
Alternative game platforms are continuing to grow in France, while the physical vidgame market shows a steady decline, and French games are taking the biggest hit.
"Linsanity," the documentary of the Houston Rockets' Asian-American basketball star Jeremy Lin, finds distribution in his parents' native Taiwan.
"Rigor Mortis," a vampire horror tale that marks the directorial debut of Hong Kong singer and actor Juno Mak, is scaring up business ahead of a high profile fall premiere.
Indie Indian cinema has finally come of age on the international fest scene, and no film better demonstrates this than "Ship of Theseus."
"Beavis and Butt-Head" -- which now somewhat pretentiously carries creator Mike Judge's name upfront -- is still a rowdy, guilty hoot, while companion "Good Vibes" is another adherent to the Seth…
In a landmark deal, Fortissimo Films has teamed with Fox Intl. Prods. to handle sales on a number of local FIP productions in a majority of territories.
For two gweilos (Westerners) in the Asian film industry, Wouter Barendrecht and Michael J. Werner have come a very long way. But then Barendrecht has been known to describe himself as an egg: white…
Strand Releasing is in final negotiations to acquire U.S. theatrical rights to ContentFilm and Killer Films' "Party Monster," the story of Gotham club kid-turned-murderer Michael Alig, which stars…