State-owned media in China this week have lobbied against the so-called 'blackout period' in mid-summer in which Hollywood movies are not allowed to receive mainstream theatrical releases. "It has…
DVD specialist joins expanding list of Japanese indies to go bust
Sony Pictures is poised to end its direct theatrical distribution business in South Korea, according to sources.
Chinese film and TV production group Zhejiang Huace is to buy a stake in South Korea's top independent film distributor, Next Entertainment World.
MADRID – Homing in on one of the biggest challenges for indie toon production worldwide, Europa Distribution will organize a three-day workshop at next week's Annecy Animation Festival to analyze the…
Management-led consortium expected to buy indie Australia/NZ distributor
By many standards, 2013 was a stellar year for film in Turkey. Box office takings climbed by 15%; viewers came out in droves for Turkish productions, toppling a 30-year-old record; and nine out of…
Taiwan confirmed the ten films from mainland China that will be given theatrical release this year.
SAN SEBASTIAN — U.S. distributor Magnolia Pictures is making waves in the international distribution market by challenging the existing biz model. At a panel discussion for independent distribs in…
Investment company New Sparta has acquired Icon Film Distribution, the U.K. distrib arm of Icon UK Group. The company will be relaunched, with Ian Dawson tapped as CEO, Norman Humphrey as exec…
Cinedigm has acquired all North American rights to Kelly Reichardt’s “Night Moves,” following its world premiere at the Venice and North American premiere at the Toronto Film Festival. Jesse…