Film Distribution

Why Russian Cinemas Left UNIC Amid Industry Collapse

A trade body representing Russian cinema owners has pulled out of the International Association of Cinemas (UNIC) as the domestic impact of sanctions over the war against Ukraine…

Tribeca-Bound Film ‘January’ is Boarded by The Yellow Affair (EXCLUSIVE)

“January,” Viesturs Kairiss’s autobiographical film set in the former Soviet Union, has been acquired for world sales by The Yellow Affair. The movie will have its world premiere…

Un Certain Regard’s Japanese Dystopian Title ‘Plan 75’ Sells to Several Territories (EXCLUSIVE)

“Plan 75,” Hayakawa Chie’s Japanese dystopian drama which world premiered at Cannes’ Un Certain Regard, has been sold in a raft of territories by Urban Sales. The movie…

British Cinema Owner, Distributor Romaine Hart Remembered for Pioneering Efforts

In a British cinema scene increasingly dominated by multiplexes, Islington’s Screen on the Green remains something of a landmark. It may no longer be the independent it once…

The Philippines Offers Film Distribution Incentive, Expands International Cooperation

The Film Development Council of the Philippines on Sunday launched UniPhilippines, an incentive program that will reward overseas distributors of Philippines films. The FDCP also added to its…

Spain’s Vertice 360 Expands Theatrical Distribution Operations to 35 Countries (EXCLUSIVE)

Vértice 360, one of Spain’s top indie production-distribution companies, is expanding operations to Latin America, Italy and Portugal, as fruit of its ambitious plan to become a reference…

‘The Eight Mountains’ Directors Felix van Groeningen, Charlotte Vandermeersch Discuss Cannes Competition Title, Debut Trailer (EXCLUSIVE)

Friendship, mountains, growing up, and our changed rapport with the planet in the wake of the pandemic are the main elements in Cannes competition title “The Eight Mountains”…

BBC Studios, ZEE5 Global Team on ‘Press’ Adaptation ‘The Broken News’ – Global Bulletin

STREAMING South Asian focused streamer ZEE5 Global and BBC Studios India have partnered to create a slate of Hindi-language originals across genres, commencing with series “The Broken News,”…

‘Sonic The Hedgehog 2,’ ‘Fantastic Beasts,’ ‘The Lost City’ Battle Atop U.K. Box Office

It was a three way battle at the U.K. and Ireland the past weekend with Paramount’s “Sonic the Hedgehog 2” edging past Warner Bros.’ “Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets…

‘Good Luck to You, Leo Grande’ to Open Sundance London – Global Bulletin

FESTIVALS The U.K. premiere of “Good Luck To You, Leo Grande,” directed by Sophie Hyde, will open this year’s Sundance London (June 9-12), with lead actors Emma Thompson…