2019 Palm Springs International ShortFest Announces Line-Up

The 25th annual Palm Springs International ShortFest will showcase 369 films including 60 World Premieres, 25 International Premieres, 46 North American Premieres, 17 U.S. Premieres and 98 California Premieres.  There are 60 curated programs, which will screen June 18-24, at the Camelot Theatres (Palm Springs Cultural Center) in Palm Springs.  More than 5,600 of the festival submissions from […]

5th Annual Mammoth Lakes Film Festival Announces Award Winners

The 5th Annual Mammoth Lakes Film Festival (MLFF) announced this year’s juried and audience award winners at the Closing Night Award Ceremony at the Polo Event Center in Mammoth Lakes on Sunday, May 26, 2019. The festival, held from May 22-26, screened over 80 films, including 63 in MLFF’s competition categories. Each of the festival […]

Daniel Dae Kim rounds cast of Joe Penna’s ‘Stowaway’ starring Anna Kendrick, Toni Collette and Shamier Anderson

XYZ Films announce Actor/Producer Daniel Dae Kim (3AD Productions “The Good Doctor,” “Hawaii Five-0,” “Lost,” upcoming Always Be My Maybe) will join Academy Award nominees Anna Kendrick (A Simple Favor, Pitch Perfect) and Toni Collette (Velvet Buzzsaw, Hereditary), along with Shamier Anderson (Race, Destroyer) in director Joe Penna’s sci-fi thriller Stowaway, which marks the second […]

NEON and Hulu Acquire Celine Sciamma’s Highly Acclaimed PORTRAIT OF A LADY ON FIRE

Amidst an extremely competitive landscape, NEON and Hulu have acquired North American rights to Céline Sciamma’s highly acclaimed film, Portrait of a Lady on Fire, at the Cannes Film Festival as part of their exclusive film and content output licensing agreement. The groundbreaking and unforgettable love story that critics have been hailing as a masterpiece is screening […]

RT Features re-teaming with director James Gray’s next feature film, ARMAGEDDON TIME

 RT Features announced at Cannes today that they will be re-teaming with director James Gray (The Immigrant, The Lost City of Z, upcoming Ad Astra) on his next feature film, Armageddon Time, a memoir about Queens New York in the mid 1980’s. Gray has penned the script and will direct, with RT Features’ Rodrigo Teixeira (Call Me By Your […]

Academy Award winner Susan Sarandon to star in John Krokidas’ TUNNELS

Highland Film Group announced today that Academy Award winner Susan Sarandon (Thelma & Louise, “Feud,” “Ray Donovan”) will star in John Krokidas’ (Kill Your Darlings) Tunnels. The screenplay is written by Victoria Rose (The Time Capsule, Brimming with Love). Colin Bates (Maggie) and Michael Jefferson (Blame) will produce under the Lucidity Entertainment banner with Ethan Terra and Cindy Bru […]

The Ink Factory to develop David Nott’s acclaimed and bestselling memoir War Doctor

Award-winning London- and LA-based independent studio The Ink Factory (The Little Drummer Girl, Fighting with My Family, The Night Manager) is developing David Nott’s acclaimed and bestselling memoir War Doctor, which details his experiences as a medical volunteer in the world’s most dangerous war zones and devastating humanitarian crises. From Sarajevo under siege in 1993, to clandestine hospitals […]

Screen Media and Legion M acquire rights to Memory: The Origins of Alien

Screen Media and Legion M announced today the acquisition of all North American rights to Alexandre O. Philippe’s documentary feature film Memory: The Origins of Alien. The film premiered to rave reviews in the Midnight Section at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival and screened at the Hong Kong International Film Festival, CPH: DOX, Hot Docs and many […]

Michael Caine to Star in BEST SELLERS

Academy Award-winning actor Michael Caine (The Dark Knight, The Quiet American) will star in Best Sellers, which will mark Lina Roessler’s (Little Whispers: The Vow, Mustard Seed) directorial debut.  Based on Anthony Grieco’s original screenplay which won a 2015 Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting award, Best Sellers will be an official Canada-UK co-production, produced by Arielle Elwes (Braid), Cassian […]