Beyond the threatened Hollywood strikes, Asia could prove to be the wild card at this week's American Film Market.
AFM Panels & Conferences
Most indie companies emerged unscathed from the big mortgage credit crunch of 2007, but several other factors are impacting independent film financing, from increased competition to prestrike panic.
For a region where so much appears to be larger than life, it's probably more of a surprise that the Middle East hasn't contributed more to the field of animation than it already has. That may soon…
For decades it has been a rewarding cycle for both sides of the Pacific: Hollywood studios have sent their animation pre-production work (the storyboards, designs and character and background…
The grinning flowers. The jellyfish eyes. The exaggerated mushroom forests. As both homage to and reaction against the world of Japanese animation, Takashi Murakami's iconic Superflat creations would…
Sales company Cineclick Asia has picked up new Korean title "Crossing," about a North Korean refugee crossing into China, for its AFM slate.
International sales agent Fortissimo Films has picked up rights to "Every Little Step: The Journey of a Phenomenon," docu about hit stage musical, "A Chorus Line."
Omega Entertainment has come aboard to co-finance and handle international sales for the Tim Allen comedy "The Six Wives of Henry Lefay," which has just finished shooting in Connecticut.
Gaurav Jani's road-trip docu "Riding Solo to the Top of the World" still provides an exotically absorbing armchair travel experience.
Husband and wife filmmakers Sean Fine and Andrea Nix attended Variety's unspooling of "War/Dance" on Wednesday, discussing the project's dynamic subjects, and its lasting effects on themselves.