SHINEDOWN Film ‘Attention Attention’ Acquired By GRAVITAS VENTURES

Gravitas Ventures, a Red Arrow Studios company, has acquired the worldwide distribution rights to SHINEDOWN‘s film “Warning warning”, a cinematic experience of the band’s 2018 studio album of the same name. Directed by Bill Yukich and featuring band members Brent Smith (vocals), Zach Myers (guitar), Eric Bass (bass, production), and Barry Kerch (drums) along with … Read more

Emily Mortimer Sundance Horror Film ‘Relic’ Nabbed by IFC Midnight

Emily Mortimer Sundance Horror Film Relic Nabbed by IFC Midnight

“Relic,” a horror and drama that stars Emily Mortimer and premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January, has been acquired for U.S. distribution by IFC Midnight, the distributor announced Tuesday. “Relic” was meant to play at the SXSW Film Festival as part of the Midnighters section before the Austin event was canceled over concerns … Read more

EUE/Screen Gems Studios jumpstarted Georgia’s TV and film revolution

EUEScreen Gems Studios jumpstarted Georgias TV and film revolution

Georgia today has 100-plus soundstages, more than any state except California. Thanks to an insatiable demand for TV and film content coming out of the pandemic, business is booming. EUE/Screen Gems, now with 10 soundstages and plans to build more, is currently working with Netflix to shoot the second season of “Raising Dion” and the … Read more

Anthony Hopkins explores the horrors of dementia in new film

Anthony Hopkins explores the horrors of dementia in new film

At 82, Anthony Hopkins accepted the role that, according to several experts, will earn his sixth Oscar nomination. Florian Zeller was convinced that no one but Anthony Hopkins could make the film with which he would debut as a director. And with that in mind, he adapted the script for his play “The Father” for … Read more

Anonymous Content & Federation Entertainment Launch TV & Film Production Label In France; Eran Riklis-Moshe Zonder Series ‘Yossele Schumacher’ Set As First Project

Anonymous Content Federation Entertainment Launch TV Film Production

EXCLUSIVE: U.S. management and production house Anonymous Content is teaming up with Euro firm Federation Entertainment to launch France-based TV and film label Anonymous/Federation. The company is the latest joint venture between True Detective and Mr Robot producer Anonymous and an international firm, joining AC Nordic, AC Brazil and Chapter One in the UK as … Read more

Roadside Attractions And Vertical Entertainment Acquire John Michael McDonagh Film ‘The Forgiven’ Starring Jessica Chastain & Ralph Fiennes

Roadside Attractions And Vertical Entertainment Acquire John Michael McDonagh Film

EXCLUSIVE: Roadside Attractions and Vertical Entertainment have co-acquired North American rights to The Forgiven, a starry thriller written and directed by John Michael McDonagh (The Guard, Calvary), which premiered at the 2021 Toronto Film Festival. Roadside will release the film in theaters next spring, with Vertical handling its digital rollout. The Forgiven is based on the … Read more

ARTE/ZDF film head Meinolf Zurhorst reflects on career in Sarajevo talk

ARTEZDF film head Meinolf Zurhorst reflects on career in Sarajevo

Meinolf Zurhorst, the highly-respected producer, commissioner and writer who has worked at French-German public broadcaster ARTE since 1992, was in Sarajevo Film Festival on Tuesday (Aug 14) to deliver a reflective talk on his career. In an interview with Simon Perry from the ACE Producers network, Zurhorst discussed his time at ARTE, which he first … Read more

Amazon Studios Sets First Argentine Original Film: Ricardo Darin Starrer ‘Argentina, 1985,’ from Santiago Mitre (EXCLUSIVE)

Amazon Studios Sets First Argentine Original Film Ricardo Darin Starrer

Amazon Studios, La Unión de los Ríos, Kenya Films and Infinity Hill have teamed to produce Argentina’s first Amazon Original film, Santiago Mitre’s “Argentina, 1985,” which looks set to become a banner Argentine big fest title and release in 2022. Headlining arguably the foremost Argentine stars of their generations – Ricardo Darín (“The Secret in … Read more

Irish Film Board shines spotlight on new productions

Irish Film Board shines spotlight on new productions.2065988origw960

A tale of love and music in the Dublin inner-city of the 1980s, a literary adaptation about 1950s emigration from rural Ireland, and the contemporary story of an 18-year-old working in a Havana drag club. These are just some of the Irish-made films on a “coming soon” catalogue published by the Irish Film Board (IFB), … Read more

Irish Film Board has growing ambition for its industry after 2016 Oscars

Irish Film Board has growing ambition for its industry after

In 1910, director Sidney Olcott filmed a silent 12-minute romance in the wheat fields and stone cottages of Ireland’s County Cork for the New York-based studio Kalem Co. Olcott’s “The Lad From Old Ireland” — which played especially well to the growing number of Irish immigrants in the U.S. at the time — is one … Read more