IFC Films has picked up U.S. rights to Rowan Joffe's thriller "Brighton Rock," with a cast that includes Sam Riley, Andrea Riseborough, John Hurt and Helen Mirren.
"The King's Speech" and "Black Swan" lead the longlists for this year's British Academy Film Awards, with 15 entries apiece.
This year's British Independent Film Awards highlight bold and original work across a strikingly wide range of genres, subjects and budgets.
The world premiere of "Brighton Rock" in Toronto marked the arrival of Optimum Releasing as a significant new force in indie production.
In the brave new world of Gallic art film sales, vendors are cutting down minimum guarantees, looking for films with crossover, high-concept or commercial potential and plunging into production of…