Studio specialty arms are in a lighthearted mood with this summer's releases.
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Magnolia genre label Magnet Releasing has picked up U.S. distribution rights to John Woo's two-part historic epic "Red Cliff," and will release an abridged version in the fall.
The deal is contingent on Film Department picking up P&A.
Martin Scorsese has expanded the World Cinema Foundation's campaign to preserve and restore films by forming two key alliances that allow the WCF to take the plunge into digital distribution.
Santa Monica-based Lightning Media has acquired U.S. distribution rights to four completed films, including horror sendup "Diagnosis Death," starring the cast of the hit HBO series "Flight of the…
Myriad Pictures has acquired all rights worldwide outside the U.S. for the Film Sales Co.'s "Serious Moonlight," a dark romantic comedy based on an original screenplay by the late Adrienne Shelly…
U.K. exhib chain Vue Entertainment is taking its first steps into distribution through a pact with financier-producer CinemaNX.
Croatia's biggest annual cultural event, the Zagreb Film Festival, will celebrate the work of British producers Mike Downey and Sam Taylor with its first-ever retrospective in October.
L.A.-based film vet Peter Marai has created a new Buenos Aires-based arthouse distributor, Mirada distribution.
With an estimated 1.5 billion people accessing peer-to-peer Internet sites each day, the movie biz remains vulnerable to rampant piracy.
Film France, Gaul's national film commission, has teamed with the Odit France, part of its Ministry of Tourism, to launch France's first-ever Film and Tourism Conference.
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