Don't believe the hype. That's the golden rule for distributors heading into Cannes looking to pre-buy hot projects.
Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions is poised to be an aggressive buyer at Sundance, according to acquisitions exec Joe Matukewicz.
This was the Cannes when the strong got stronger, and the rest just faded a little bit further into the wallpaper of the Carlton Hotel. The big distribs dug deep into their pockets to shell out top…
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