Film4 Head on U.K.’s Evolving Film Scene and Avenging Elusive Filmmakers

Film4 Head on UKs Evolving Film Scene and Avenging Elusive

After nearly 12 years in the U.S., most recently as president of the Cohen Media Group, well-respected industry veteran Daniel Battsek returned to London in late 2016 to take the reins at Film4, stepping into the barely worn shoes of David Kosse (who had been in the role for only a year before leaving to … Read more

Execs from Neon, IFC Films, Pops, Struum, and Vuulr Join Panel on State of Independent Film in the Streaming Era

Execs from Neon IFC Films Pops Struum and Vuulr Join

The panelists will discuss how audiences’ move to streaming is impacting distribution and the new opportunities in buying and selling indie film. IndieWire and Variety announced today a planned virtual panel discussion about the state of independent film in the streaming era, featuring executives from specialty distributors and streaming services. The online panel, titled “The … Read more

Telefilm Canada Launches Investigation Into Top Film Executive Following Misconduct Claims

Telefilm Canada Launches Investigation Into Top Film Executive Following Misconduct

Canadian government funding org Telefilm has launched an investigation into one of its top film executives following allegations of misconduct. Telefilm has faced extensive backlash in the last week after Canadian independent filmmaker Pavan Moondi, who is now based in Los Angeles, raised questions about the org’s selection criteria for funding and demanded clarity around … Read more

Kinema Adding 60+ Titles to Film Library From Magnolia Pictures, Abramorama & More – Boxoffice

Kinema Adding 60 Titles to Film Library From Magnolia Pictures

Image Courtesy of Kinema Kinema, the new “community-centric, cinematic experience platform,” has add over 60 film titles to its library, the company announced today. New partners include Magnolia Pictures, Greenwich Entertainment, Abramorama, Cargo Releasing, Frameline, Film Movement and Well Go USA. Founded in 2021, Kinema is “committed to extending the reach of cinematic experiences in … Read more

Thornbyrd’s ‘Healed’ Gets Cast & ReFrame Stamp; Acquisitions By Freestyle, Uncork’d, Samuel Goldwyn Films; Universal Pictures’ ‘Dawn Raid’ Set For North American Release – Film Briefs

Thornbyrds ‘Healed Gets Cast ReFrame Stamp Acquisitions By Freestyle

EXCLUSIVE: Indie production company Thornbyrd Films has launched production on Healed, a psychological thriller starring Guinevere Turner (American Psycho), Shantell Yasmine Abeydeera (The Influencer), Emily Goss (Snapshots), Benjamin Barrett (The Politician) and Todd Lowe (True Blood), which has been awarded the coveted ReFrame Stamp from the Sundance Institute and Women in Film for gender-balanced hiring. … Read more

Kolkata Film Festival suspended in Corona

Kolkata Film Festival suspended in Corona

Highlights The Calcutta International Film Festival was finally postponed due to the cowardly atmosphere The corona report came positive from Raj Chakraborty, the head of the film festival organizing committee. One of the members of the committee Parambrata Chatterjee was attacked. This time the digital desk: The Calcutta International Film Festival was finally postponed due … Read more

CANADA NOW Powered by Telefilm Canada Joins Forces with Telescope to Launch all New Film and Television Discoverability Tool in the U.S.

CANADA NOW Powered by Telefilm Canada Joins Forces with Telescope

TORONTO and MONTREAL, April 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ – This spring, Telefilm Canada is excited to embark on a brand new initiative promoting the discoverability of Canadian content to audiences across the United States. Through a new website – www.canadanow.us – audiences can easily find where to watch their favorite Canadian films and some series as well as … Read more

The Kolkata Film Festival will be held on the scheduled day even if the fleet is reduced to corona

The Kolkata Film Festival will be held on the scheduled

Highlights The Kolkata International Film Festival is on the scheduled day even in Corona The 26th KIFF is starting from 7th. The Kolkata International Film Festival will be inaugurated virtually from the Navanna auditorium in a cowardly situation. This time the digital desk: The Kolkata International Film Festival is scheduled to take place in Corona … Read more

‘Great 8’ 2021: BFI, Film4, BBC Film & British Council Unveil Lineup Of Hot Brit Titles In Post-Production For Cannes Virtual Market

‘Great 8 2021 BFI Film4 BBC Film British Council

This year’s Cannes Film Festival lineup may yet again be thin on British movies but UK public financiers the BFI, Film4 and BBC Film have joined with the British Council to launch the fourth edition of their ‘Great 8’ program, which will showcase emerging Brit filmmakers to international distributors and fest programmers. Scroll down for … Read more

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