Last week's American Film Market in Santa Monica, Calif., boasted more sellers than ever, but too few offered what buyers wanted most: the go-to, not-quite movie star.
Korean seller Cineclick Asia wrapped up a bushel of smaller deals at the American Film Market, which ended Wednesday, including a sale of auteur Kim Ki-duk's latest work "Time" to Lifesize for North…
Sony had a busy AFM, buying a selection of various rights for its different labels and local releasing operations. From Mandate Pictures, it grabbed rights to "The Horseman" for territories including…
Strand Releasing has acquired North American rights to Szabolcs Hajdu's gymnastics drama "White Palms."
Japanese entertainment conglom Digital Site Corp. has acquired territory rights to hit supernatural movie "The Illusionist," produced by Bob Yari's Yari Film Group. Picture was acquired during the…
First Independent Pictures has snapped up distribution rights in the U.S., Australia/New Zealand and South Africa from Shoreline Entertainment for the Douglas Coupland-penned film "Everything's Gone…
Domestic deals were sparse at AFM this year, reflecting the caution of indie film divisions as the artpic biz recedes and they increasingly turn their attention to genre fare following horror…
Sony has acquired international rights to "The Horsemen" for South Korea, Spain, Portugal, South Africa and Latin America.
Hong Kong's Media Asia has sealed further deals on its already extensively licensed "Confession of Pain."
Spanish distrib Golem has picked up all Spanish rights to Laurent Tirard's comedy "Moliere," a biopic of the 17th century French master of comic satire. Paris-based Wild Bunch is selling the pic at…
Telepool has closed a slew of deals at this year's American Film Market in Santa Monica.