China, very interested negotiator of the Iran nuclear deal

China very interested negotiator of the Iran nuclear deal

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (left) during a meeting with his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi (right), March 27, 2021 in Tehran. The two countries had signed a twenty-five-year strategic cooperation agreement that day. – / AFP While talks resume in Vienna (Austria), Monday, November 29, around Iranian nuclear power, China, signatory of the 2015 … Read more

Film4 funding increased to record $36m; signs Fox Searchlight deal

Film4 funding increased to record 36m signs Fox Searchlight deal

Film4 has announced a major increase in its funding, which will rise from $22m to $36m (£15m to £25m) for 2016. The substantial funding increase will also include two major new partnerships: a co-financing deal with Fox Searchlight for In Bruges director Martin McDonagh’s new film, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri; and a new two-year … Read more

Morocco, Israel sign ‘unprecedented’ security deal

Morocco Israel sign unprecedented security deal

The Minister Delegate in charge of the administration of Moroccan national defense, Abdellatif Loudiyi, and the Israeli Minister of Defense, Benny Gantz, in Rabat, on November 24, 2021. ARIEL HERMONI / AFP Barely a year after the normalization of their relations, Morocco and Israel took a spectacular step towards each other on Wednesday, November 24. … Read more

Amazon Studios Inks First-Look TV, Film Deal With Bird Runningwater

Amazon Studios Inks First Look TV Film Deal With Bird Runningwater

Long-time Sundance Institute executive Bird Runningwater is headed to Amazon. Runningwater has signed a first-look TV and film deal with Amazon Studios. Under the deal, he’ll develop and produce projects with a focus on bringing Indigenous voices to the tech giant’s Prime Video subscribers. “I’m excited to partner with Amazon Studios TV to produce Indigenous … Read more

Supportive strategies help ‘choosy eaters’ deal with food aversions

Journal Reference: Young Kyung Kim, J. Matías Di Martino, Julia Nicholas, Alannah Rivera‐Cancel, Jennifer E. Wildes, Marsha D. Marcus, Guillermo Sapiro, Nancy Zucker. Parent strategies for expanding food variety: Reflections of 19,239 adults with symptoms of Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 2021; DOI: 10.1002/eat.23639 The research, led by a team at … Read more

FilmNation Entertainment Inks Multi-Year TV Development Fund Deal With Wishmore

FilmNation Entertainment Inks Multi Year TV Development Fund Deal With Wishmore

EXCLUSIVE: FilmNation Entertainment, producer of the Emmy-nominated HBO limited series I Know This Much Is True, is signaling a further push into television, signing a multi-year TV development fund deal with Wishmore (The Personal History of David Copperfield), the company owned and run by Greek film financier and producer Christos V. Konstantakopoulos. Wishmore is the … Read more

Wonderfilm Media Strikes Multi-Picture Deal With Voltage Pictures: Action-Thriller The 2nd Starring Ryan Phillippe Launches Partnership

Wonderfilm Media Strikes Multi Picture Deal With Voltage Pictures Action Thriller The

Los Angeles, CA, July 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NEWMEDIAWIRE — Wonderfilm Media Corporation (TSXV: WNDR) (OTC: WDRFF), (“Wonderfilm” or the “Company”) and Voltage Pictures announced today the two companies have signed a four-picture production and financing deal, bolstering their growing relationship. The new action-thriller “The 2nd” starring Ryan Phillippe (Crash), is the first … Read more

Roku Inks Saban Films Deal for First Pay-TV Window Rights to Some Titles

Roku Inks Saban Films Deal for First Pay TV Window Rights

Roku, in its latest bid to pack more exclusive content into The Roku Channel, landed a deal with Saban Films giving the streaming platform pay-one window streaming rights to a select batch of movies from the boutique film acquisition and distribution company’s current slate. It’s the first pay-one licensing agreement for Roku, making The Roku … Read more

IFC Films & FilmNation Team On U.S. Rights Deal For Audrey Diwan’s Timely Venice Film Festival Golden Lion-Winning Abortion Drama ‘Happening’

IFC Films FilmNation Team On US Rights Deal For

EXCLUSIVE: After a bidding battle, IFC Films president Arianna Bocco and FilmNation Entertainment CEO Glen Basner won U.S. rights to the Audrey Diwan-directed drama Happening. Diwan wrote the script with Marcia Romano based on Annie Emaux’s semi-autobiographical novel about a young woman whose future is threatened after she becomes pregnant at a time before abortion … Read more

Eddie Murphy Signs Three-Picture Film Deal with Amazon Studios

Eddie Murphy Signs Three Picture Film Deal with Amazon Studios

Eddie Murphy | Getty Image *Amazon Studios has closed a three-picture and first-look film deal with Academy Award-nominee and Emmy Award winner Eddie Murphy, it was announced today. Under the pact, Murphy will star in three films for Amazon Studios and develop original film projects for Prime Video and Studios with the potential to star. … Read more