As France still reels from last week's Charlie Hebdo slaughter and its aftermath, which left 20 dead in total, there is no indication of a new caution at Europe's funding sources, though it is far…
Paris-based film financier Backup Media is diving deeper into high-profile Asian arthouse and genre films. Bolstered by its partnership with producer Lorna Tee, Backup Media has acquired three Asian…
CANNES– Backup Media, the Paris-based film financing powerhouse, is teaming up with Rentrak on Moviechainer, the cloud-based app allowing right-holders to model and track the legal and financial…
PARIS –Driving into Latin America, which has given it breakout successes, such as Natalia Smirnoff's "Puzzle," Paris-based Memento Films International (MFI) has acquired world sales rights to Pablo…
Backup Media has joined forces with Maje Production's Marie Savare to launch BSM Studio as a one-stop financing shop. The venture, unveiled during the American Film Market, has already backed a pair…
Danish helmer Per Fly's glossy biopic of popular Swedish singer Monica Zetterlund quickly becomes a checklist of triumph-and-tragedy cliches.
MADRID – Sam Shepard ("Killing Them Softly," "Mud"), Don Johnson ("Django Unchained") and Vinessa Shaw ("Two Lovers") have joined lead Michael C. Hall ("Dexter," "Kill Your Darlings") in "Cold in…
Paris-based Backup Media, a film consultancy and investor, has unveiled the first financing deals put through on three titles by B Media Global. Launched last year by Backup, B Media Global is a film…
Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions has secured Germany, Austria, German-speaking Switzerland, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia and Latin America in a multi-territory deal for Focus Features…
PARIS — Movie Chainer, a cloud-based app that allows right-holders of films to model and track the legal and financial structure of their film projects, is joining forces with Cannes Film Market's…
A recent study by researchers in India and the U.K. has reinforced a strict anti-smoking campaign begun last year by the central board of film classification.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Doctor Strange,’ ‘The Crown’ Win Costume Designers Guild Awards
- Spirit Awards Hosts Nick Kroll and John Mulaney on Friendship, Indie Films and Day Drinking
- Final Oscar Predictions as the Season Hits the Home Stretch
- Behind-the-Scenes Video of Ryan Gosling Playing Piano in ‘La La Land’ (EXCLUSIVE)