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'Manos Sucias', the first Colombia-U.S. Coproduction of its Kind

  • By Sydney Levine
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  • July 18, 2014 10:30 AM
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Premiering in Cartagena Film Festival 2014 and then going to the filmmakers’ hometown, New York City, where " Manos Sucias" ("Dirty Hands") won Tribeca Film Festival’s Best New Narrative Director Award and 2nd place Audience Award, this film has not yet closed US distribution, but has been acquired internationally by some of the best distributors.

Kino Lorber and Scorpion Releasing Announce Multi-Year Distribution Deal

  • By Sydney Levine
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  • July 18, 2014 8:30 AM
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Kino Lorber and Scorpion Releasing have announces the inaugural releases of eight films under the companies' new multi-year distribution deal. Over the next year and after, there will be additional releases by Kino Lorber from the Scorpion library, including new acquisitions that will be available for the first time.

U.S. Distributors A–Z First Half 2014 is Now Available!

  • By Sydney Levine
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  • July 15, 2014 11:00 AM
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This shows the current U.S. distributors and what they are buying from whom from January through June 2014.

James Mullighan's Distribution Platform

  • By Peter Belsito
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  • May 24, 2014 3:34 PM
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Ireland's oldest cinema event, Cork Film Festival will run November 7-16, 2014. Last year James Mullighan was appointed Creative Director of the festival, which is not only one of the most important cultural events in the country but also the highest profile platform for the new talent discovery. As part their latest efforts to create new distribution platforms to connect audience with content, James Mullighan and Head of Programme and Editorial Don O’Mahoney attended this year's Cannes Film Festival, and announced that their Fest is launching its very first video on demand initiative.

The Future of Entertainment Programming at the Variety Entertainment & Technology Summit

  • By Zack Coffman
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  • May 24, 2014 12:26 PM
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Occurring twice a year in conjunction with the densely packed four-day Digital Hollywood, Variety's most recent one-day conference was an interesting amalgam of top entertainment marketing honchos, digital producers, and technology wizards.

Silver Sword International (SSI) strikes further distribution for “Spitfire Liberator: The Alex Herbst Story.”

  • By Erin Grover
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  • May 19, 2014 4:44 AM
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In addition to US, UK and Canada theatrical, and with momentum from global TV acquisitions via MIP, SSI picks up rights for Poland and German speaking territories for this feature documentary.

Electric Entertainment Marks First Major Territorial Sale of ‘God’S Pocket’ Starring Phillip Seymour Hoffman to Arrow Films in the United Kingdom

  • By Sydney Levine
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  • March 12, 2014 12:30 PM
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Los Angeles-based Electric Entertainment and Arrow Films have announced the latter has taken all United Kingdom rights to John Slattery’s feature directorial debut God’s Pocket.

ISA of the Day: MK2 Offers Varied Slate At EFM

  • By Sydney Levine
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  • February 10, 2014 7:58 AM
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Celebrating its 40th anniversary, MK2 has figured prominently int he international film business since its creation in 1974. The group has been involved in virtually all aspects of the industry from production, distribution, international sales, restoration, and even owns and manages several art house theaters that focus on opening spaces for new voices and fresh talent from an independent background.

ISA of the Day: Celsius at EFM

  • By Sydney Levine
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  • February 9, 2014 11:48 PM
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International sales agent Celsius Entertainment was founded in 2004 by sales veteran Thierry Wase-Bailey. Based in London and Berlin the company focuses on independent and innovative productions that have been well-received in festivals across the world

U.S. in Progress Paris 2014 launches its call for entries: U.S. films in post, apply now!

  • By Sydney Levine
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  • February 5, 2014 11:03 AM
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U.S. IN PROGRESS PARIS, a two-day works in progress event targeted at American independent filmmakers and European buyers, will take place in the scope of Champs-Elysées Film Festival on June 10-12 2014 in Paris.

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