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    IFC Launches "Midnight" Genre Label

    IFC Films announced that is has launched a new genre label called IFC Midnight. IFC Midnight will offer "the very best in international genre cinema, including horror, sci-fi, thrillers, erotic arthouse, action, and more," the distributor noted. Four new IFC Midnight films will premiere each month o...

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    Strand Takes Cannes Market Title "Passenger Side"

    Strand Releasing has acquired all US rights to Matthew Bissonnette's "Passenger Side," which is screening in this year's edition of the Marche du film at the Cannes International Film Festival. The deal was negotiated between Jon Gerrans of Strand Releasing, Glen Reynolds of Circus Road Films, and p...

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    Reports: Bob Berney Has Left Apparition

    As they all made their way to Cannes, Deadline's Mike Fleming dropped quite the bomb on the U.S. film industry Monday evening: Apparently, Bob Berney had resigned from his position at the top post of Apparition, and had handed the company over to its owner, River Road's Bill Pohlad. Fleming said tha...

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    Magnolia Acquires Sundance's "Night Catches Us"

    Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. theatrical rights to filmmaker Tanya Hamilton's debut feature "Night Catches Us," which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year. Starring Anthony Mackie, Kerry Washington, Jamie Hector and Wendell Pierce, the film is a SimonSays Entertainment and ...

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    Box Office: "Babies" Has Million Dollar Mother's Day (UPDATED)

    While "Iron Man 2" dominated the overall box office, kicking off the summer to the tune of $128.1 million, a few specialty films attempted to provide a worthy "Iron" alternative, particularly for those out there taking their mothers to the movies.

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    indieWIRE ANNOUNCEMENT: Complete Cannes Coverage Launches As Sydney Levine Joins the Team

    The following is an announcement from indieWIRE:

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    Cannes Adds Loach's "Irish" To Competition

    Just a few days before the Cannes Film Festival is set to get under way, festival organizers have made a very rare last minute addition their now 18-film competition with Ken Loach's Iraq War drama "Route Irish." Variety reported that Loach "initially declined a Cannes bid for his latest film, but ...

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    "Family," "Film Unfinished" Lead Hot Docs Awards

    The 2010 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival announced the winners of their juried awards this evening at the Isabel Bader Theater in Toronto. Hosted by Canadian radio and television personality Jian Ghomeshi (who - for those unaware - jokingly explained himself as the "Persian-Cana...

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    Gosling, Franco, Araki Set For American Pavilion at Cannes

    For its 22nd year at the Cannes Film Festival, the American Pavilion has announced its annual series of panels and discussions, with directors Gregg Araki, Cam Archer, Derek Cianfrance, James Franco, and actors Michelle Williams and Ryan Gosling among those on tap. This year, Sundance Institute Pub...

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    SXSW Favorite "Cold Weather" Heads To IFC

    Aaron Katz's "Cold Weather" - which was a favorite with critics when it debuted at SXSW this past March - has been acquired by IFC Films for North American and multiple foreign rights including Asia, the Middle East and East-Central Europe. Written, directed and edited by Katz, and produced by Bren...

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