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    International Sales Agent of the Day: [NEW] Blairwood

    A blast from the past. He never really left the scene totally, but veteran Jim Dudelson has returned to form Blairwood Entertainment, an intellectual property asset management company. BEC will acquire finished properties and manage the worldwide rights by licensing and collecting revenues from all formats: theatrical, TV, home video/ DVD, VoD and other internet formats, video games, cell phones and other media. In Cannes he's offering Burma - A Human Tragedy by Neil Hollander narrated by Anjelica Huston, exec producer, City Of Gardens by Camilo Vila where amidst the political and social chaos of Peru in 1980, a young American English teache...

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    ColCoa and Foreign Film Distribution

    ColCoa's Opening Night film, Service Entrance aka Les Femmes de Sixieme (ISA: SND) by Philippe Le Guay will be released stateside by Strand. The laughter from the audience was so resounding that I wondered why it had not been snapped up by Sony Pictures Classics when it first debuted at EFM in Berlin. Service Entrance starring Sandrine Kiberlain and Fabrice LuchiniAnd then I learned the hard facts of foreign language film distribution in the U.S. in a frank discussion with Richard Lorber of Kino Lorber, Ed Arentz of Music Box, Frederic Demey of NeoClassics, and Greg Laemmle of Laemmle Theaters moderated by Unifrance's John Kochman. Popular...

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    ‘Apocalypse According to Doris’ - Opening night Spirit Quest Film Festival, Friday April 15

    Opening Night of The Spirit Quest Film Festival, an annual celebration of inspirational and thought provoking independent films from around the world will open this year with Apocalypse According to Doris which asks aloud questions about strange events not understood, things not investigated serious...

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    The Girl From the Naked Eye

    by guest blogger Peter BelsitoThe Girl From the Naked Eye starring Jason Yee is an exciting new film that is having a private screening in L.A. next week before its Cannes screenings through Archstone this coming May.Los Angeles Domestic (buyers, distributors) screening on the 31st of March 7pm @ Raleigh Studios. By invitation only. Please contact now if you are interested in coming: Henry Mu (henry.mu AT gmail.com.It is really a pleasure to see something as good as this fit into the genre format(s) so well and artistically.The narrative line is a rare combination of modern nocturnal LA Noir mixed with a martial arts format.Jason Yee plays...

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    Rights Roundup Winter Season: Sundance, Rotterdam, Berlin

    You can download and access Winter Rights Roundup (Deals done in Berlin, Rotterdam, Sundance) here. Ventana Sur is thrown in for good measure along with whatever else until we begin the 2011 Spring and Cannes Rights Roundup.

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    Numbers Cannes/ AFM/ EFM

    Cannes Market 2009 compared to American Film Market and Berlin European Film Market 2011Statistics - Marché du Film 2009 compared to AFM whose number of participants is up 6% from 2010, compared to EFM whose whose number of participants is up 7% from 2010:

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    Cannes Marche du Film - What's New This Year

    New this year at the Cannes Market:Aside from the five year old Producers Network, a new series of events will take place under the aegis of Producers Workshop. See below the jump for more information.

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    Berlinale Awards

    Separation's Director Asghar Farhadi accepting the Golden Bear What a thrill is was to go to the Closing Night of the Berlinale. It felt like a night among royalty. Dieter Kosslick, with his funny twists in welcoming guests and sponsors, was accompanied by a golden comedienne who translated into English, occasionally lapsing into other unintelligible languages. My stars are those of the business world. The international audience included Francine Brucher, head of Swiss Films, Claudia Landsberger head of Holland's Eye Film Institute, Mohammad Esfandiari of Farabi Cinema Foundation (Iran), etc. and when Beki Probst entered, my section (I was...

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    Black Power Mixedtapes Hosted by The Economist in Sundance is Acquired by Wide for Berlin

    Wide Management had added Black Power Mixtapes: 1967 - 1975 directed by Swedish Göran Hugo Olsson starring Danny Glover, Talib Kwali, Erykah Badu and Harry Belafonte to its impressive documentary section of films, From 1967 to 1975, fueled by curiosity and naïveté, Swedish journalists traversed the...

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    International Sales Agent of the Day: Coach 14

    Andrew MacLean's On the IcePape Boye and Jaume Domenech of Paris based Coach 14 picked up 2 films in Sundance: Terri which ATO had acquired for U.S. in Toronto, and just after Sundance, they picked up what won the Berlinale's Best First Picture Award, On The Ice, a beautifully told story taking place in the isolated, frozen town of Barrow, Alaska about two Iñupiaq teenagers ('Skimos' as they call themselves) who have grown up like brothers in a tight-knit community defined as much by ancient traditions as by hip-hop and snowmobiles and who are caught up in an accidental murder of a third friend while on a seal hunt. Panic stricken, terrifie...

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