BERLIN –After a surprisingly vibrant Sundance, expect a more focused and contained 2015 Berlin European Film Market, one that underscores the deep transformation now under way in international movie…
Sierra/Affinity has promoted Jonathan Kier to president of sales and distribution, three years after coming on board the sales/financing banner as an exec VP. The promotion was announced Sunday at…
In a pre-Berlin announcement, Marc Butan is exiting Panorama Media and joining Sierra/Affinity as its co-president to share that role with Sierra/Affinity’s Marc Schaberg. Panorama, launched two…
Sierra Pictures has come on to finance and produce the adaptation of the graphic novel “Ciudad,” with “The Quiet Ones” helmer John Pogue directing. The graphic novel was penned by “Captain America…
Bill Paxton is joining Jake Gyllenhaal and Rene Russo in the thriller "Nightcrawler," marking Dan Gilroy's directorial debut with a start of production in October in Los Angeles. Jennifer Fox and…
Jake Gyllenhaal is continuing to focus on edgy, adult thrillers as he is set to star along with Rene Russo in the indie “Nightcrawler” that Tony Gilroy will produce. Dan Gilroy is helming from a…
Sierra/Affinity is taking Jon Stewart's “Rosewater,” his feature directorial debut, to Cannes for sale to international buyers. Stewart announced on March 5 that he was taking a three-month summer…
Half crinoline romance, half crusty military-history lesson, “Emperor” goes behind the scenes immediately following Japan’s surrender in World War II to reveal the delicate negotiations that allowed…
Andy Goddard, who directed the third season finale of "Downton Abbey," will direct indie thriller "The Blunderer."
Image Entertainment has bought U.S. rights to Jeff Renfroe's sci-fi thriller "The Colony."
Nick Meyer, a former Paramount Vantage and Lionsgate exec, launched Sierra Pictures in 2009, and merged with Affinity in early 2011, taking advantage of the majors' retreat from the midrange and…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Behind the Scenes Video of Ryan Gosling Playing Piano in ‘La La Land’ (EXCLUSIVE)
- ‘Hacksaw Ridge,’ ‘La La Land,’ ‘Westworld’ Win Golden Reel Sound Editing Awards
- ‘La La Land,’ ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘Westworld’ Win Make-Up and Hair Styling Awards
- A Low-Key Berlinale Yields Some Foreign Oscar Contenders to Watch