The glut of big-budget tentpoles left even less room than usual for specialty pics to spread out and catch audience attention this summer.
"Little Miss Sunshine." "500 Days of Summer." "Midnight in Paris." Titles like those are surely proof that summer audiences have appetites for something beyond superheroes. Add up the right…
In the movie business, the label "art film" isn't always a deal-breaker. Nowhere is this more apparent than at Cannes.
Georgian-French helmer Gela Babluani, who made his English-language debut with Sam Riley starrer “13,” is to helm Detroit-set “Money Is Money”. The $8.5 million thriller is co-produced by Rachael…
Five years ago, Glen Basner and Steven Samuels took a leap of faith and launched sales company FilmNation as the world went into a recession.
Joss Whedon has Hollywood street smarts, so doesn't he know that grown-up movies (especially Shakespeare) aren't released in summer?
PARIS — Hengameh Panahi's Paris-based Celluloid Dreams, one of Europe's most respected sales companies, and Brussels' uMedia, a burgeoning Euro mini-studio, have tied the knot on an alliance that…
Two-year-old sales banner the Exchange has partnered with Grand Peaks Entertainment to create Exchange Peaks Film Capital, a full-service specialty film fund with plans to finance and produce four to…
As the year's long Thanksgiving frame hit record-setting heights, a slew of specialty pics went along for the ride, including the Weinstein Co.'s "Silver Linings Playbook," which expanded to 367…
Tracking the tentpoles is an obsession for box office analysts, but the launches of two non-tentpoles, "Hope Springs" and "The Campaign," also now rivets their attention.
Lambert Media Group's Michael Lambert and Sam Englebardt have partnered with investor William D. Johnson to form specialty film financing banner Demarest Films.