For three straight years, television and home video markets in the United States have lost subscribers. This downward trend is accelerating and shows no signs of abating.
Amazon Studios relies on traditional distribution practices to foster greater collaboration with the gatekeepers of independent film.
It’s hard to imagine Amazon leaving Sundance this year with a big-dollar prestige film like years past.
At the Sundance Film Festival, theatrical ticketing service, MoviePass launched a new service to acquire distribution rights in partnership with other buyers.
Netflix didn’t acquire as many titles as sales agents and producers were expecting, but they added to their diminished film library.
CBS Films did not acquire I, Tonya after all – Neon and 30WEST will distribute in the U.S. UK’s Icon Film Distribution runs out of money, again!
TIFF Take Two: Protagonist starts sales on Cumberbatch bare-knuckle adaptation. Ed Arentz launches distributor Greenwich Entertainment.
The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is underway. There are plenty of films to wet the appetite of distributors and streamers alike.
China’s Recon Group fails to close its acquisition of Avi Lerner’s Millennium Films. All Hollywood-China deals are in peril, as many have failed to close this year.
Sony Pictures’ co-financing partner, LStar Capital, informed the studio at the last minute that they would no longer invest in Sony’s slate.