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  • Tribeca Film to Release Venice Award Winner 'Still Life'

    Tribeca Film, the New York-based distributor loosely affiliated with the Tribeca Film Festival, has picked up North American rights to "Still Life," the Uberto Pasolini film that premiered at the 2013 Venice Film Festival. Starring Eddie Marsan ("Happy-...
  • Frances McDormand embraces abrasive 'Olive Kitteridge'

    A middle-aged man surprises his wife with a card for Valentine's Day: "To My Darling Wife," it reads. Hours later, he finds it in the garbage beneath a pile of kitchen scraps and, understandably hurt, looks to his wife for explanation. "I already read...
  • Billion Dollar Composer: Alexandre Desplat Has Ears of World's Top Auteurs

    It all started a little over 10 years ago, when "Girl With a Pearl Earring" opened and everyone who heard its haunting, magical waltz theme asked, "Wow, who wrote that?" The "who," as everyone in the business knows by now, is French composer Alexandre...
  • AFM: Investors on the Hunt for Worthwhile Product

    Speaking recently at the Zurich film festival, Los Angeles entertainment lawyer Lindsay Conner declared, "It's a golden age for film finance." Strong box office, stable TV revenues and the rise of VOD, combined with low returns elsewhere, are bringing...
  • Stockholm Festival Kicks Off 25th Edition

    Some 201 films from 60 countries make the 25th edition of Stockholm Film Festival the biggest so far. Unspooling through Nov. 16, the festival is honoring Uma Thurman, Mike Leigh and recent Golden Lion winner Roy Andersson. The Stockholm Film Festival...
  • Stockholm Fest: Helmer Mikael Marcimain Talks Film

    After helming critically acclaimed Swedish miniseries including "How Soon Is Now" and "The Laser Man," Mikael Marcimain made his debut feature with "Call Girl," winning the debut prize in Toronto in 2012 and 11 Swedish Guldbagge nominations, and also...
  • 'Sea Fog' wins Hawaii Festival's Top Prize

    HONOLULU - "Sea Fog," Korean director Shim Sung-Bo's debut feature about an illegal immigrant smuggling operation that goes wrong, won the Golden Orchid top prize at the Hawaii International Film Festival, which unspools in Honolulu and other venues...
  • Alan Rickman to Receive Camerimage's Kieslowski Award

    LONDON -- British actor-director Alan Rickman is to receive the Camerimage film festival's Krzysztof Kieslowski Award. Rickman will present his latest film as a director and actor, "Little Chaos," at the fest. The pic, which is set within the court of...
  • British Film Institute Revamps VOD Player

    LONDON - The British Film Institute has given its video-on-demand service, the BFI Player, a make-over, a year on from its launch. The aim of the revamp is to make it easier for audiences to enjoy the library of 1,400 films, and follows a consultation...
  • IFC Films Snaps Up Saverio Costanzo's Romance 'Hungry Hearts'

    IFC films has acquired North American rights to Saverio Costanzo's romance "Hungry Hearts," starring Adam Driver, Alba Rohrwacher and Roberta Maxwell. Mimi Steinbauer's Radiant Films Intl. is selling foreign rights at AFM. Producers are Mario Gianani...
  • Global Screen Takes World Rights to 3D Toon 'Marnie' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Global Screen has picked up worldwide distribution rights to the 3D animation feature "Marnie's World," and will start selling the title at AFM. Toon is directed by German twins Christoph and Wolfgang Lauenstein. "Marnie's World" tells the story of...