For years, U.S. pics ruled supreme overseas. Now, the throne is beginning to show cracks. This sea change is certain to be the topic of conversation as buyers and sellers come together at the…
A new wave of local product vying for screens and dramatically rising prices for TV ads are driving up the release costs of bigger indie product in Russia. These are two of the key problems facing…
In Robert Altman's "The Player," studio comer Larry Levy tells rival Griffin Mill they can get together right after his AA meeting. "Larry, I didn't realize you had a drinking problem," says Mill…
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$5.6M Cumulative:$24.3M Sony / Screen Gems -42.28%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 22Daily:$4.2M Cumulative:$15.9M Warner Brothers -44.30%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$306.0M Disney -46.66%
A rundown of the market panels and seminars. All take place at Le Merigot Hotel in Santa Monica, unless noted otherwise.
The digital revolution is in full swing Down Under and wreaking havoc with traditional economic models and revenue streams.
Lorne Lanning and Sherry McKenna, developers of the cult hit “Oddworld” vidgame franchise, are teaming with Vanguard Animation for a rare CG toon aimed at adults. “Citizen Siege” is a dark political…
Digital and wireless rights trading is generating a lot more talk than actual revenue, but industryites say deals are being made.
It's called the "Monte Carlo method," and as Bob Yari explains, it may be the best chance of winning the do-it-yourself distribution gamble. "If you roll the dice once, you're going to lose," says…
Thanks to a boost in local currency and the DVD boom, several new indie players have entered the local theatrical distribution market over the past couple of years. It has created robust competition…
From Hollywood to Bangkok, these sales outfits are among the newbies at AFM this year.