In a frantic run-up to the annual film market, a cloudburst of English-language movies has swept onto the international stage.
The Backup Media Group, a Paris-based film financier, and the Marche du Film are teaming to launch app MovieChainer.
The one sure thing about the Cannes Market: the volume has been turned up.
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The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner1Daily:$7.8M Cumulative:$32.5M Fox -42.23%
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Daily:$2.9M Cumulative:$12.8M Universal Pictures -42.27%
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Daily:$2.7M Cumulative:$11.6M Warner Brothers -44.36%
Archstone Distribution is launching Tombstone Distribution as a separate distribution arm dedicated to their slate of genre titles including the monster pic "Snow Beast" and Michael Madsen starrer…
Philippe Aigle's Paris-based Naia Prods. is teaming with Christian Baute's Selavy in Berlin to produce animated feature "Adama," a period odyssey/coming-of-age tale set on the cusp of the modern age.
Is there still a Latin American word for crisis?
IFC Films has snagged North American and multiple foreign rights to "Cold Weather," the Aaron Katz pic that had a well-received bow at SXSW in March.
The film biz seems to be embracing optimism as buyers, sellers and producers head for the Cannes market in numbers trending higher than last year. But is it really optimism or is there just more…