Teddy Schwarzman’s Black Bear Pictures has hired veteran CAA agent Dan Steinman as co-president and chief operating officer. As a senior member of CAA's Film Finance Group, Steinman worked with Black…
Black Bear Pictures
Veteran distribution exec Laurie May is launching Canadian distribution company Elevation Pictures at the Toronto film festival, it was announced Saturday. The company's first move is a strategic…
Allen Leech is set to co-star with Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley in biopic “The Imitation Game.” Pic is being helmed by "Headhunters" director Morten Tyldum with Teddy Schwarzman's Black…
Keira Knightley is in talks to co-star with Benedict Cumberbatch in biopic “The Imitation Game.” Pic is being helmed by “Headhunters” director Morten Tyldum with Teddy Schwarzman’s Black Bear…
J.C. Chandor avoids the sophomore slump with an impressively spare, nearly dialogue-free stranded-at-sea drama starring a superb Robert Redford.
In the movie business, the label "art film" isn't always a deal-breaker. Nowhere is this more apparent than at Cannes.
Sundance comedy hit “A.C.O.D.” has found a home, with the Film Arcade and Paramount Home Media Distribution acquiring the film for distribution. The Film Arcade will handle domestic distribution and…
Russia needs its own John McClane movie the way Uncle Sam needs a bright red babushka, and this subpar sequel feels suspiciously like someone tried to plug McClane into a preexisting, Moscow-set…
Ben Stillman has been promoted to VP at Black Bear Pictures and Amanda Greenblatt has been moved up to creative executive at Teddy Schwarzman's production and financing company.
"Broken City" is an evocative and over-ambitious title for a so-so political potboiler that wants to be a gritty, expansive epic of moral and urban decay.
It is neither the best of times nor the worst, as the climate for indie film financing steadily improves after abruptly drying up in the 2008 global financial meltdown.