SAN SEBASTIAN - Underscoring rising market returns for select non-U.S. indie animated movies, FilmSharks International has announced more overseas sales on "Rodencia and the Princess' Tooth," Peru's…
In a pre-Toronto festival move, Richard Gere has signed to star in indie drama "Franny," re-teaming with "Arbitrage" producer Treehouse Pictures.
HONG KONG — "These Final Hours," an apocalyptic thriller by Zak Hilditch, has been acquired for a wide release by leading Australian distributor Roadshow Films. Although “Hours” is billed by…
LOCARNO — Paris-based sales company Memento Films International has added new buyers in its step-by-step but buoyant sales roll out of Destin Daniel Cretton's South by Southwest Fest wow, "Short Term…
LONDON — Europa Distribution, which reps 132 indie distribs from 28 countries, is to host a workshop on audience engagement at the Locarno Film Festival. The Aug. 10 workshop, which will be attended…
Though Berlin is barely in the rearview mirror, and Cannes doesn't kick off until May 15, the rousing recent success of such indie films as "Looper" ($166 million in worldwide box office) and "Hunger…
Shining light on what NBCUniversal sees as a discreet but powerful demographic flocking to the small screen, Peacock's Integrated Media arm has honed its focus on the "indie woman."
Money's there for projects that match content, creatives and market
Nick Meyer, a former Paramount Vantage and Lionsgate exec, launched Sierra Pictures in 2009, and merged with Affinity in early 2011, taking advantage of the majors' retreat from the midrange and…
It wasn't all about the mall on Black Friday, as independent record stores witnessed a continuing sales boom during the third annual Record Store Day post-Thanksgiving sales event.