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  • Brendan Gleeson-Taylor Kitsch Comedy 'Grand Seduction' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Entertainment One Films US has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to the comedy "The Grand Seduction," starring Brendan Gleeson and Taylor Kitsch. The acquisition comes five months after the film's world premiere at the Toronto International Film...
  • BERLIN: GKids Sings Tomm Moore's 'Song Of The Sea' (EXCLUSIVE)

    BERLIN- New York-based GKids, a leading purveyor of foreign arthouse toons, has acquired all North-American rights to Tomm Moore's 2D animated fairytale "Song of the Sea." "Sea" marks the sophomore feature of Moore, whose debut "The Secret of Kells"...
  • Irish Film and Television Academy Lines Up Stellar Guest List for Awards

    LONDON -- The Irish Film and Television Academy has announced that guests at its awards ceremony on April 5 will include Neil Jordan, Jim Sheridan, Steve Coogan, Will Forte, Jeremy Irons, Jack Huston and Colm Meaney. Nominees include Saoirse Ronan,...
  • 'Calvary,' 'Byzantium,' 'Philomena' Lead the Field at Irish Film and TV Awards

    CANNES - "Calvary," "Byzantium" and "Philomena" were the biggest winners at the Irish Film and Television Awards in Dublin, with each film taking three awards. Guests at the event, which was hosted by the Irish Film and Television Academy, included...
  • Sundance: Fox Searchlight Joins McDonagh's 'Calvary'

    Fox Searchlight has acquired U.S. rights and select international rights to John Michael McDonagh's dramedy "Calvary," which premiered Jan. 19 at the Sundance Film Festival. The deal, which was made for a reported $2.5 million, marks the second...
  • European Film Bonds Ramps Up Operations with High Profile Pix (EXCLUSIVE)

    LONDON -- European Film Bonds is ramping up its global operation by providing the completion guarantee for a number of major productions, including Sarah Gavron's "Suffragette," along with other new titles including "Bill," "Second Origin," and Julian...
  • Sundance Film Review: 'Calvary'

    Writer-director John Michael McDonagh and actor Brendan Gleeson made a big international splash with 2011′s "The Guard," a terrifically entertaining action-comedy that offered little indication of the depths of humor, compassion, despair and grace...
  • Sundance: Highlights include 'Hellion,' 'Finding Fela,' 'Dinosaur 13'

    Sundance: Highlights include 'Hellion,' 'Finding Fela,' 'Dinosaur 13'
    The Sundance Film Festival, which opens Thursday, does not have an annual motto, but if it did the one this year might be "We Hear You." Understanding that its frigid Park City, Utah, location makes standing in the festival's endless lines something...
  • Film Review: 'The Grand Seduction'

    "Life was better in the good ol' days" is the message behind "The Grand Seduction," when work gave men pride, environmentalism hadn't entered the language, and isolated communities were bulwarks against troubling multiculturalism. Adapted from the French-...
  • Ireland: Production of Pix, TV Drama, Toons Hits Record High

    LONDON -- Spending generated by film, TV drama and animation production in Ireland has never been higher, according to figures published Wednesday by the Irish Film Board, which supports the development of the local biz. The Irish production sector...
  • Berlin Film Festival's Panorama Reveals First Films

    LONDON -- The Berlin Film Festival's Panorama section has selected its first films. It unveiled 19 titles on Thursday out of a total 50 pics that will be in the program, which favors innovative and alternative pics. Among the pics confirmed so far are...
  • Palm Springs Film Fest to Screen 45 Foreign Language Oscar Entries

    The Palm Springs Film Festival has announced the 45 foreign language Oscar submissions in the Awards section, a new program on Canadian cinema and the Modern Masters films. The foreign language submissions that will compete for the FIPRESCI Award...