IFC Midnight, the genre label of IFC Films, has nabbed domestic rights to Adrien Brody starrer "Wrecked."
Warner Bros. has snapped up all U.K. rights to medieval action pic "Ironclad."
"Twilight" thesp Jackson Rathbone and Blighty's Bill Nighy are both in advanced negotiations to star in a 3D feature adaptation of horror scribe Peter Straub's "Shadowland."
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$5.8M Cumulative:$281.2M Disney -16.98%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$166.3M Paramount Pictures -21.00%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$32.3M Warner Brothers / New Line -25.19%
Hong Kong helmer and producer Peter Chan is confident his $20 million martial arts epic "Wu Xia" will revolutionize the chopsocky genre, and the project is packing a punch at the AFM.
As the traditional funding model for independent film crumbles, a new breed of mogul is emerging to fill the void.
Nick Stahl toplines indie romantic drama "The Boarding House," which recently wrapped principal photography in Queens.
Miami-based Latino sales company Ondamax Films is launching a theatrical, DVD and VOD label to release Latino pics in the U.S. and Canada.
Andy Paterson named his company Archer Street Prods. after its address in London's Soho district. But the shingle isn't there any longer, because Paterson has gone virtual.
There's a new feel to this year's AFM as larger sales companies pushing bigger projects pull out all the stops to encourage buying and increase confidence in the indie sector.
In 30 years, the indie film market has seen much change, from technology to the way technology allows business to get done.