Nearly 100,000 people watched Tropfest, the ninth annual edition of Australia's most popular short films competition, at Sydney's Domain Sunday night.
It hardly came as a surprise when Destination Films closed its doors for good Feb. 16.
HBO Films has struck a two-year first-look deal with Team Todd, headed by "Austin Powers" producers and sisters Suzanne and Jennifer Todd, who produced HBO's "If These Walls Could Talk" pics.
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In a major commitment to local-language production, Warner Bros. Pictures has tapped Paris-based indie film producer and former international press agent Simona Benzakein as VP of European production.
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