Posts Tagged ‘international’

Cannes: Directors’ Fortnight Unveils 2015 Lineup (FULL LIST)

April 21, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

New works by Jaco Van Dormael, Takashi Miike, Jeremy Saulnier and Sarunas Bartas will be presented along with the international premieres of Sundance entries “Dope” and “Songs My Brothers Taught Me” in the 47th annual Directors’ Fortnight program at the Cannes Film Festival. As announced by artistic director Edouard Waintrop, the Fortnight will unspool 19... Read more

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Canal Plus Acquires FremantleMedia Intl.’s ”Deutschland 83′

April 17, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

PARIS– FremantleMedia International’s Cold War drama “Deutschland 83″ has been acquired by French pay TV giant Canal Plus rolling off MIPTV. The eight-part miniseries, which is helmed by Edward Berger and Samira Radsi, was previously acquired by Sundance TV, becoming the first German-language drama pickup to air on a U.S. network. Created by Anna Winger... Read more

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Mip TV: Studiocanal Introduces ‘Section Zéro” Onto International Market (EXCLUSIVE)

April 10, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

CANNES – Linking three of the Europe’s biggest film-TV companies, Studiocanal, has acquired international sales rights to Olivier Marchal’s “Section Zéro,” one of France’s most-anticipated high-end TV dramas, which is produced by Luc Besson’s France-U.S studio EuropaCorp and France’s Canal Plus, forming part of its Original Programming line-up. Set in 2024, as an elite cop... Read more

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Michelle Phan Plans to Reach Beyond YouTube With Icon Network

April 7, 2015  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

Digital superstar Michelle Phan , who's dominated the online beauty space and made her presence known offline with

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Rihanna Most Streamed Female Artist on Spotify, Beyonce Most Popular With Women

March 7, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

With International Women’s Day less than 24 hours away, Spotify has compiled a list of the most-streamed female artists on the music site. Rihanna reigns supreme as the favorite female artist among all Spotify listeners worldwide. The most-streamed woman (for the third year in a row) had a smash hit with her Eminem collaboration, “The... Read more

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Les Films du Losange Boards Wrong Men’s “Prejudice”

March 6, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

PARIS– Les Films du Losange, the Paris-based company behind Michael Haneke’s “Amour,” has boarded “Prejudice,” the feature debut of Belgian filmmaker Antoine Cuypers. “Prejudice” is one of the projects developed and produced by Benoît Roland’s Wrong Men, a Brussels-based, up-and-coming outfit which aims at supporting emerging Belgian talent and producing local movies for the international... Read more

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Robert Kirkman’s ‘Outcast’ Ordered to Series at Cinemax

February 12, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Cinemax is diving into the weird world of “The Walking Dead” creator Robert Kirkman, giving a series order to a paranormal drama based on his comicbook title “Outcast.” The 10-episode series will be produced for Cinemax by Fox International Channels as part of that group’s push to generate original series that can become day-and-date programming... Read more

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International Artists Share in Bounty of Academy Award Nominations

February 3, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has been under fire for the lack of racial and gender equality in Oscar nominations, but there’s one area where the org can freely boast about diversity: this year’s international contenders. There are non-U.S. nominees in 22 out of 24 categories. The long list includes two of... Read more

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WATCH: ‘Selma’ Star David Oyelowo Says Academy Prefers ‘Subservient’ Black Roles

February 2, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Selma” star David Oyelowo addressed the controversy over the film’s Oscar snubs at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival on Sunday, admitting that he believes “we, as black people, have been celebrated more for when we are subservient; when we are not being leaders or kings or being in the center of our own narrative,... Read more

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‘Citizenfour’ Wins Best Feature Award from International Documentary Association

December 6, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Laura Poitras’ Edward Snowden documentary “Citizenfour” has won the International Documentary Association’s award for best feature. Poitras received the award Friday night in ceremonies at the Paramount lot. “What he did was probably the most extraordinary act I’ve ever seen so we could know more as citizens,” Poitras said in her acceptance. Poitras met Snowden... Read more

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