WeMake, the French banner recently launched by former Shine France COO Bouchra Réjani, has signed a first look deal with Global Agency, the Istanbul-based series and format distribution company. Under the deal, WeMake gets an exclusive first look deal on all of Global Agency’s existing and future projects for the French market. WeMake, which is […]
Oscar-, Golden Globe, and BAFTA-nominated Hollywood star Jeremy Renner was the surprise guest at the project market during the ongoing International Film Festival & Awards Macao. Some 14 projects were pitched to international industry practitioners. The eclectic pitches were from Macau, Portugal, South Korea, Australia, U.S., Japan, Malaysia, France, Indonesia, Germany, The Netherlands, Canada, U.K., […]
Global royalty collections for creators have hit a new record high of €9.2 billion ($10.1 billion) annually, up 6% on the previous year according to an annual report published last week by the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC). Focusing on music, songwriters, composers, and publishers saw collections grow by 6.8% to […]
“Sexual harassment and abuse is pervasive across nations and we are committed to working with our fellow FIA members to develop and implement educational and informational materials and best practices in this area,” SAG-AFTRA president Gabrielle Carteris said.
Mattel is planning a big makeover for the venerable Thomas the Tank Engine property in the hopes of reinvigorating its prospects as a global film and TV franchise. Thomas is off to see the world, while his cohort of engines in the Steam Team are set for a shake-up. Henry and Edward are making way […]
Stevie Wonder took a cue from Colin Kaepernick to protest President Trump while headlining the Global Citizen Festival.
It’s almost time for the annual concert with a cause, and this year’s Global Citizen Festival lineup has some heavy-hitting headliners.
The Lumineers will also headline the Central Park concert, with the Chainsmokers, Pharrell Williams, Big Sean, Andra Day and Alessia Cara also performing at the event. read more
Dalian Wanda has appointed Hill+Knowlton Strategies to oversee its worldwide public relations. It is the first time that the property to entertainment giant has hired an agency of record to cover all its global communications. The appointment was made in April, and took effect from late May this year, it is understood. That is more… […]
The exec also becomes a partner and special advisor to the agency’s board of directors. read more
The film production company has struck more international distribution deals as it readies Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘Detroit’ for release. read more
“The Fate of the Furious” is roaring to a record-setting global debut.
The country superstar has left Sony’s Arista Nashville after five studio albums. read more
Stuart Ford’s veteran film financing and distribution venture will handle worldwide sales on at least six titles from the Beijing studio’s slate. read more