U.K.-based producer-financiers Jim Reeve and Tom Parkhouse, founders of Intl. Film Finance, have formed a partnership with Ireland-based DEPFA Bank to provide cash financing for films that have…
New Yorker Films has acquired U.S. rights to romantic comedy "The Treatment," directed by Oren Rudavsky and starring Chris Eigeman, Famke Janssen and Ian Holm.
The film centers on a 13-year-old Japanese girl who vanished on her way home from school in November 1977. As her family searched for her, it became clear that there were a dozen other kidnappings of…
With nuclear weapons tension barely abated, international distributors have been quick to acquire rights to "Crossing the Line," a British-made documentary about U.S. Army officer James Dresnok who…
It seems one man's strategy is another's cautionary tale as no one could agree on the best financial advice to give indie filmmakers at the AFM Finance Conference on Friday.
Voltage Pictures decided not to make a bang at its cocktail party Wednesday night following the American Film Market's opening day.
TV distribution exec Gavin Reardon has set up his own company, And Action! Distribution, which focuses on the action genre and is exhibiting at AFM.
Sports agent Miro Vrana, producer/manager Julia Brunton and artist/writer Adrienne McQueen have teamed to launch film shingle Cinema League.
The Indonesian exhibition market has entered the multiplex era.
L.A.-based Lightning Entertainment has picked up international rights to "La hora fria" (The Cold Hour), the second film by Spaniard Elio Quiroga. The pickup comes as Quiroga has begun to shoot his…
After years of budgetary pain and strategic uncertainty, the Hong Kong Film Festival has locked down its game plan -- and its execs are in town talking to studios about securing marquee pictures for…