First Independent Pictures has acquired distribution rights for the U.S., Australia/New Zealand and South Africa for the comedy "Everything's Gone Green" from Shoreline Entertainment.
Arclight Films has sold all Japanese rights to Xanadu and Australian rights to Hoyts Distribution for Alfonso Arau's upcoming tango drama "Dare to Love Me."
Union Station Media has acquired U.S. and Canadian distrib rights to the psychological thriller "Dark Corners," starring Thora Birch and Toby Stephens, from Shoreline Entertainment.
No wonder AFM 2006 seemed on the slow side: There was growth in the number of sellers but a marginal drop in buyers.
Focus Features' international arm got first dibs on the AFM party circuit in Santa Monica this year by throwing its annual shindig on the market's opening eve.
Documaker Errol Morris is setting his sights on Abu Ghraib. Details emerged at AFM that the "Fog of War" helmer will reteam with Sony Pictures Classics on the untitled pic.
Martin Scorsese's in-progress docu about the Rolling Stones has struck a chord in Japan. Major distrib Tohokushinsha Film Corp. paid low seven figures for the untitled pic, which Fortissimo is…
The Weinstein Co. has made one of the bigger acquisitions of AFM, picking up rights to the Kevin Macdonald docu "My Enemy's Enemy." Movie centers on the life of Klaus Barbie, the Nazi and "Butcher of…
"L.A. Cairo" director Hany Abu-Assad, left, and writer Nazli Durlu chat with MK Pictures' Paul Yi Thursday at the European Film Promotion cocktail party.
Sidney Kimmel Prods. took a low-key approach at its Thursday night American Film Market party at Akwa in Santa Monica, following a screening of its promo reel.
A rejuvenated First Look Studios used the swank Viceroy to wow buyers at AFM this year.
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