Flurry of deals as Sundance winds down

Fernandez, Jay A.; Goldstein, Gregg
February 2010
Hollywood Reporter;2/1/2010, Vol. 413 Issue 10, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports on the sales activity during the 2010 Sundance Film Festival in the U.S. It states that about 10 film titles were sold during 10 days which involved several companies including Lionsgate Inc., Weinstein Co. and Focus Features LLC. It also notes that Weinstein has acquired rights for the film "Blue Valentine" while IFC Films entered a one million-dollar deal for "The Killer Inside Me."


Related Articles

  • 'Padre' enters U.S. through IFC Ent. Goldstein, Gregg // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;9/21/2007, Vol. 400 Issue 52, p3 

    The article reports that Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize winner, the film "Padre Nuestro" has been selected for North American distribution by IFC Entertainment. Writer-director Christopher Zalla's thriller centers on Juan, played by Armande Hernandez, a man running from Mexican mobsters...

  • Demme, LaGravenese get lost in the '70s with docu. Oei, Lily // Daily Variety;06/20/2001, Vol. 272 Issue 13, p21 

    Reports on Ted Demme, Richard LaGravenese and IFC's plan to produce a documentary on American filmmaking in the 1970s. Financiers of the documentary; Film credits of Demme.

  • CLIPS.  // Hollywood Reporter;8/21/2009, Vol. 411 Issue 9, p3 

    The article offers news briefs related to the motion picture industry in the U.S. The final selections for September 2009 edition will be revealed at the Toronto International Film Festival where slate includes 335 films from 64 countries. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' first...

  • IFC Adds Films Unit. Moss, Linda // Multichannel News;10/02/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 40, p36 

    Reports on the United States-based cable television network Independent Film Channel's launch of its movie distribution unit IFC Films as of October 2, 2000. Company background.

  • Micro-shingles find room to mingle. Lyons, Charles; Ross, Matthew // Variety;9/24/2001, Vol. 384 Issue 6, p9 

    Provides information on the growth of acquisition- and distribution-driven film companies focusing on the independent film market. Companies involved in the business, including IFC Films and First Look Pictures; How the companies benefit from the films they acquire; Creation of Independent...

  • IFC banks Swanky slate. Schneider, Michael // Daily Variety;05/08/2000, Vol. 267 Issue 46, pA2 

    Focuses on IFC Productions, the independent film production division of United States-based cable television company Bravo Networks. Company background; Awards won by movies produced by the company.

  • IFC wins 'Ballast' rights. Swart, Sharon // Daily Variety;2/5/2008, Vol. 298 Issue 22, p6 

    The article reports on the emerging winner of the battle for the rights of Sundance Film Festival winner "Ballast." IFC Films won the North American rights battle which was described as a six-figure deal plus gross participation. IFC will place "Ballast" at its day-and-date pipeline which...

  • Beehive of Incentives.  // Variety;4/21/2015, Vol. 327 Issue 12, p123 

    The article discusses motion picture incentives offered in Utah, including a refundable tax credit for qualified expenditures, the minimum in-state spending with local cast and crew, and the state's hosting of the annual Sundance Film Festival in Park City.

  • HITTING THE BOARDS. Rowe, Wesley // Script (10922016);Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p18 

    The article discusses the impact of the summer lull on U.S. spec scriptwriters. According to the author, only a few spec scripts are coming out each week, and none of them seems to sell because of the vacation-time feedback loop in Hollywood. Among the other factors which can put the brakes on...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics