Basking in the glow of the vibrant U.S. indie biz, the 39th Deauville American Film Festival appears to be the key pre-fall launchpad for European distribs with American titles.
Strand Releasing has acquired U.S. rights to coming-of-age drama "Refuge," starring "Breaking Bad" actress Krysten Ritter.
HONG KONG – Los Angeles-based specialty distributor Asia Releasing is to target the U.S.'s growing population of Vietnamese-Americans with a slate of Vietnamese movies. The company has struck a deal…
Strand Releasing has taken U.S. rights to Rithy Panh's Cambodian documentary “The Missing Picture,” which won the top jury prize in Un Certain Regard at Cannes. The film is set for a spring release…
Ketchup Entertainment has acquired Evan Jackson Leong’s “Linsanity” and will release the documentary on Oct. 4. The Jeremy Lin doc, which premiered at Sundance, will launch in Boston, Los Angeles…
Millennium Entertainment acquired U.S. rights to the thriller “The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman,” starring Shia LaBeouf and Evan Rachel Wood. Cast includes Mads Mikkelsen, Til Schweiger…
Drafthouse Films and Films We Like have jointly acquired North American rights to Robin Wright-starrer “The Congress,” three weeks after it opened Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival…
ROME — After winning top nods at the Cannes Critics' Week, non-conventional Mafia thriller "Salvo," by Italo helmers Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza, is scoring strong sales via Gaul's Films…
MADRID — Deeply personal, tragic recollections from a former teen-victim of Pol Pot's genocide hardly seem the feel-good fare that arthouse distributors worldwide are held now to crave. So, coming…
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.