Monday, January 30, 2023

Leo Barraclough

‘‘12 Years a Slave’ Wouldn’t Have Been Made If Obama Wasn’t President,’ Steve McQueen Says, While Presenting ‘Sunshine State’

Steve McQueen’s Oscar-winning “12 Years a Slave” was released almost a century after D. W. Griffith’s “The Birth of a Nation,” the first film ever to be screened at the White House. McQueen’s film, however, was not shown...

Trailer Debuts for ‘One Last Evening’ Ahead of Premiere at Rotterdam, Beta Cinema Selling Rights (EXCLUSIVE)

The trailer (below) has debuted for Lukas Nathrath’s “One Last Evening,” which has its world premiere in the Tiger Competition of International Film Festival Rotterdam. The film was the winner of the First Look Award, part of the...

Sundance’s ‘Cat Person’: Director Susanna Fogel Looks at Modern Dating, the Gender Divide in Life and on Screen

For her third feature film, “Cat Person,” which plays in the Premieres section of Sundance Film Festival, director Susanna Fogel and screenwriter Michelle Ashford felt strongly that the film should be the “next instalment in the conversation that...

MacGuff’s Philippe Sonrier Talks About Upcoming VFX Projects for Netflix, Disney+, Amazon

VFX powerhouse MacGuff is using its proprietary tools Face Engine and the new Face Creative Engine, in conjunction with traditional CGI, on a slew of French and international projects for streamers and French broadcasters. France is one...

Xilam Showcases CGI Slapstick Comedy ‘Karate Sheep’ at the Unifrance Rendez-Vous

French animation group Xilam is presenting an ambitious lineup at the Unifrance Rendez-Vous With French Cinema in Paris, with a strong emphasis on comedy, including its first slapstick CGI comedy for kids, “Karate Sheep.” The show is...

WTFilms Chief on Move into Production With ‘Perpetrator,’ Starring Alicia Silverstone, Xavier Gens’ ‘Farang’

Over the past 12 months, Paris-based sales agent WTFilms has produced two features: “Perpetrator,” by Jennifer Reeder (“Knives and Skin”), which will world premiere in the Panorama section at Berlin Film Festival, and Xavier Gens’ thriller “Farang,” which...

Fizz-e-Motion Boards Sports Thriller ‘Free Skater,’ Debuts Trailer (EXCLUSIVE)

Fizz-e-Motion has acquired international sales rights to coming-of-age skating thriller “Free Skater,” and will present it to buyers at the European Film Market in Berlin next month. Indiecan has North American rights. The producer will handle Scandinavian distribution....

Paris Market Rendez-Vous Champions Commercial Gallic Movies

When journalists, sales agents and acquisition execs from key territories take to Unifrance’s Rendez-Vous in Paris, which runs Jan. 10-17, international growth will be on everyone’s mind. If Gallic exports never did reach pre-pandemic highs in 2022 —...

About Me

8 POSTS
0 COMMENTS
- Advertisement -

Latest News

Kamasi Washington, Leon Bridges Set For 2023 Hollywood Bowl Jazz Fest

Kamasi Washington and Leon Bridges lead the lineup for the 2023 Hollywood Bowl Jazz Festival, set for June...
- Advertisement -

The Reytons Score First U.K. No. 1 With ‘What’s Rock And Roll?’

The Reytons finally rock on to No. 1 in the U.K. with What’s Rock And Roll? (via The Reytons), their third LP. The...

Miley Cyrus’ ‘Flowers’ Stays at No. 1 In U.K.

Miley Cyrus now has a bunch of U.K. No. 1s with “Flowers”. The post-disco hit blooms with upwards of 121,000 chart units, the...

China Box Office Hits $1 Billion Over Lunar New Year, as Zhang Yimou’s ‘Full River Red’ Earns $465 Million in Eight Days

Cinema box office in mainland China came close to record levels over the Lunar New Year period with RMB6.76 billion of gross revenue...

Lisa Loring, Wednesday in Original ‘Addams Family’ Series, Dies at 64

Lisa Loring, who played the young Wednesday Addams on “The Addams Family” from 1964 to 1966 and also appeared in “As the World...