On the eve of Toronto fest kick-off, European mini-major Studiocanal has closed an exclusive distribution pact with Ottawa-based pubcaster Radio-Canada. The five-year deal, effective in…
Shaun the Sheep
This maniacally lightweight romantic comedy often feels like a Taipei-set "Amelie."
Universal has acquired distribution rights to Latin America and Spain on the Studiocanal-sold "Shaun the Sheep," adding two more major deals to the Aardman production's already impressive major…
CANNES--This year's Cannes saw a deluge of new titles brought onto the market. But, through Monday afternoon at least, there had not been a deluge of deals snapping them up. One day before the…
Euro film and TV group Studiocanal has closed major territory deals on "Shaun the Sheep," the bigscreen debut of a character first seen in Aardman Animations' Oscar-winning short, "A Close Shave."…
A look at top titles making market debuts.
PARIS — U.K. shingle Aardman Animations and film-TV group Studiocanal, Europe's biggest movie producer-financier, are teaming on "Shaun the Sheep," a toonpic that marks the big-screen debut of a…
If Day-Lewis could win an Oscar for his portrayal of a corrupt oil man in "There Will Be Blood," consider how much stronger his chances are this time.
IFC Films is acquiring all North American rights to director Mira Nair's "The Relunctant Fundamentalist," which opened the Venice Film Festival and screened at Toronto.
"Killing Them Softly" exec producer Inferno International LLC and its Inferno Distribution LLC have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, citing a need to sort out legal disputes, including a large…
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