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I AM HEATH LEDGER Documentary to Release in Australia May 11

The Backlot Films is thrilled to announce the exclusive ‘one week only’ theatrical release of the much-anticipated documentary I AM HEATH LEDGER in Australia. A select number of cinemas have been secured in each state for the release on Thursday May 11. I AM HEATH LEDGER is a feature length documentary celebrating the life of […]

NEON TO RELEASE LAURA POITRAS’ RISK NATIONWIDE IN THEATERS MAY 5TH

Film to premiere May 2nd as Closing Night of the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Art of the Real NEW YORK – April 18, 2017 – NEON has announced May 5th as the theatrical release date for RISK, the latest documentary from Academy Award winner Laura Poitras (CITIZENFOUR). RISK will also premiere May 2nd as […]

The 2016 National Film Registry

Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced today the annual selection of 25 motion pictures that have been inducted into the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress because of their cultural, historic or aesthetic importance. This year’s titles range from the Disney animated blockbuster “The Lion King” and the seminal coming-of-age drama “The Breakfast […]

ROBERT REDFORD AND CASEY AFFLECK JOIN HELMER DAVID LOWERY IN CRIME CAPER “THE OLD MAN AND THE GUN”

Rocket Science to Handle International Sales and will Present to Buyers at AFM LONDON, (October 28, 2016) –– Rocket Science announced today that Academy Award Nominee Robert Redford (Pete’s Dragon, All is Lost) and Academy Award Nominee Casey Affleck (Manchester By the Sea, Ain’t Them Bodies Saints) will star in David Lowery’s (Peter Pan, Ain’t Them Bodies Saints) upcoming […]

Tom Hardy to Star as Al Capone in FONZO for BLOOM

ACADEMY AWARD® NOMINEE TOM HARDY TO STAR AS AL CAPONE IN FONZO WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY JOSH TRANK   BLOOM to Commence Sales at the AFM LOS ANGELES (October 29, 2016) –– Academy Award® nominee Tom Hardy (The Revenant, Mad Max: Fury Road and upcoming Dunkirk) will star as the infamous Al Capone in Fonzo.  […]
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FUNDAMENTAL FILMS BUYS ACTION-THRILLER SPEC “HUMMINGBIRD”

LOS ANGELES, OCTOBER 28, 2016: In a competitive situation, Fundamental Films has picked up the spec script “Hummingbird” by John McClain. In the vein of “John Wick” and “Lucy,” Hummingbird tells the story of a female black-ops assassin, who discovers she’s more than just a hired gun, she’s an entirely new breed of weapon. Marcus Kryler and Fredrik […]

LEXUS SHORT FILMS RETURNS TO NAPA VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL WITH WORLD PREMIERE PRESENTATION

Deadline Hollywood’s Mike Fleming and filmmaker Lee Daniels to moderate conversation with filmmakers on November 10, 2016 WHO:  NVFF is proud to be partnering again this year with Lexus and The Weinstein Company on Lexus Short Films (LSF). The four winning LSF filmmakers will be presenting their new short films together for the first time […]

British Action Horror Wraps – From the Producer of El Mariachi and the Co-Creator of Ninja Turtles

Principal Photography Wraps On Horror Action Thriller REDCON-1 Directed by: CHEE KEONG CHEUNG Executive Produced by CARLOS GALLARDO (El Mariachi, Desperado, Once Upon A Time In Mexico) and  KEVIN EASTMAN (co-creator of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) REDCON-1 will be at AFM with Filmmakers in attendance   “Some years ago I wondered what would happen if […]

Vimeo’s first horror Staff Pick Premiere is an OSCAR® qualified short called “Night of the Slasher”

***Worldwide Release: October 26th, 2016*** (Hollywood, CA) – October 26th, 2016 – With over 160 festival selections including SXSW, and 40 award wins, Night of the Slasher, written and directed by Shant Hamassian, has just been released as Vimeo’s first horror Staff Pick Premiere and it’s OSCAR® qualified. WATCH FILM HERE: https://vimeo.com/127454533 Night of the […]

Killbillies (Idila), Slovenia’s First Horror Film, Out Now on DVD and Streaming!

October 25th, 2016 – Philadelphia, PA – Proving that the American South does not hold a monopoly on sexually depraved, bloodthirsty hillbillies, Killbilllies (aka: Idyll,Idila) depicts a harrowing tale of abduction, violence and hoped-for survival; this is Slovenia’s first ever horror movie. In the story, a group of fashionistas from the city, including models Zina (Nina Ivanisin) […]

“Hard to Believe,” But All Too Real: Documentary Exposing Crime of Executing Political Prisoners for Organ Trade Featured at the 2016 Orlando Film Festival

Orlando, FL 10/05/2016) – “Hard to Believe,” an award-winning documentary produced by US film company Swoop Films and directed by Emmy Award-winning director, Ken Stone, will screen at the Orlando Film Festival on Thursday October 20, 2016 at 6pm at the Cobb Plaza Cinema Café/155 S Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801. The hour-long film exposes the widespread Chinese […]