With the Toronto Film Festival a little over a month away, Paramount Pictures' looks to be prepping its acquisition strategy by upping Syrinthia Studer (pictured) to senior VP, marketing and…
Global Indies 2011
In this modern era of 3D, effects-laden movie spectacles, some of Hollywood's most prolific indie directors are making a colorful splash into black-and-white.
Though Berlin is barely in the rearview mirror, and Cannes doesn't kick off until May 15, the rousing recent success of such indie films as "Looper" ($166 million in worldwide box office) and "Hunger…
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No Good Deed1Daily:$5.6M Cumulative:$24.3M Sony / Screen Gems -42.28%
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Dolphin Tale 22Daily:$4.2M Cumulative:$15.9M Warner Brothers -44.30%
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Guardians of the Galaxy3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$306.0M Disney -46.66%
As the 32nd American Film Market wraps, the indie sector is feeling optimistic about the Hollywood studios' move away from mid-budget projects, though sellers are feeling the pinch from worldwide…
High-profile thesps give niche pics a stronger chance in crowded distribution playing field
Niche sees share of misses but microdistribs manage to hit the target
Independent film distributors are busy in Argentina, but not all is good.
With the collapse of the homevideo DVD market, local indie distribs are increasingly turning to the distribution of Brazilian pics in order to make ends meet.
While his keynote speech on Thursday may have been informative, IM Global's Stuart Ford couldn't have made the indie producers in attendance at the Film Finance Forum very happy.
So what is the most efficient way to make the best deal?