Labeling a film a chick flick is a strategic marketing device that studios have used with great success. However, some of the helmers and writers whose pics have been labeled as such are not enamored…
Cinemavault Releasing Intl. has finalized rights deals for six of its titles at AFM, including licensing titles to the U.K., France, Italy, Spain and Japan.
The Internet is increasingly being used to steer independent films to both their core audiences and the mass market, panelists said Saturday at AFM's seminar on exploiting ancillary markets.
If Spanish films are remembered for anything at the 25th American Film Market, it could well be their horror.
Nu Image Films has picked up worldwide distribution rights to "Relative Strangers." Comedy, directed by Greg Glienna, concerns an uptight psychiatrist (Ron Livingston) who sets out to meet his…
Tartan Films and TLA Releasing have jointly acquired North American rights to the Gregg Araki drama "Mysterious Skin," which bowed at the Venice Intl. Film Festival.
Riding a wave of insatiable international thirst for genre pics with brand name stars, Miramax Films has sealed a spate of overseas pacts at AFM on the upcoming Dimension Films titles "Cursed" and…
The Hong Kong Filmart, Asia's leading film and TV market, has moved up its dates from summer to spring (March 22-24) in a bid to make Hong Kong "the Tinseltown of Asia."
Indie companies fretted about weak foreign prices and worried that the sector's few bright spots may be overheating at an American Film Market seminar Friday.
Shoreline Entertainment has acquired worldwide distribution rights to "Wish You Were Here," a kidnap-thriller produced by Spain's Versatile Films and directed by Darryn W. Welch.
Spanish helmer Joaquin Oristrell has inked to direct "No es lo mismo" (It's Not the Same), a stag night comedy with social underpinnings from a screenplay by Albert Espinosa, one of Spain's prominent…