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…
For the first time in its 70-year history, the Venice lineup includes three feature films produced by the fest itself through its Biennale College, which is turning the Lido into a unique year-round…
LONDON — European Film Promotion and its partners have unveiled the 24 participants who will take part in the 4th edish of Producers Lab Toronto, a trans-Atlantic networking platform that runs Sept…
An indie Indian pic with the crossover appeal of 'Monsoon Wedding,' Ritesh Batra's debut is sure to be gobbled up by audience-friendly fests before heading into niche cinemas.
Frederic Corvez's Paris-based Urban Distribution Intl. (UDI) has boardes “Por las plumas” (“All About the Feathers”), one of five projects being presented at a work-in-progress showcase for buzz…
The end of print distribution of films brings with it not just the close of an era, but also the potential loss of livelihood for many who work both inside and outside of the entertainment industry.
Among the boutique labs serving the preservationists are Cinetech in Hollywood, Calif.; NT Audio Video Film Labs in Los Angeles; and Alpha Cine in Seattle. Some of these labs are thriving, but their…
The conversion of theaters to digital in the U.S. is almost complete, and the end of movies on film is in sight.
Magnolia Pictures has acquired world distribution rights to Lynn Shelton's family drama “Touchy Feely,” which had its world premiere in January at Sundance. The film was produced by Steven Schardt…
The death knell for 35mm film has just gotten a lot louder.