#Venice Film Festival

Cinema: Dune comes out and hits US box office

(ANSA) - ROME, OCTOBER 24 - The blockbuster Dune by Denis Villeneuve, which premiered at the Venice Film Festival, was released in 4,125 theaters and made a record box office box office in the first weekend with 40.1 million dollars. Halloween Kills holds out insecond position with a fantastic Jamie...
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Netflix buys Maggie Gyllenhaal’s “Lost Daughter” from Entertainment One for UK and Germany

Netflix Maggie Gyllenhaal’s directorial debut “prodigal daughter“Acquires British, Benelux and German rights to additional regions and to premiere in Venice. The streaming service closed a deal with Entertainment One, which had previously secured the rights to these Endeavor content markets. Manch already owns most of the worldwide rights and the film will release on December 31. The film will be screened in select cinemas across the UK, US and other markets on December 17.
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‘The Lost Daughter,’ ‘The Hand of God’ Bookend Venice Film Festival’s London Showcase – Global Bulletin

FESTIVAL The Italian Cultural Institute in London, La Biennale di Venezia and Curzon have teamed for ‘From Venice to London,’ a season where seven films from Venezia 78 will be shown at Curzon cinemas across London from Nov. 18-22. “The Lost Daughter,” directed by Maggie Gyllenhaal will open the season and “The Hand of God,” directed by Paolo Sorrentino, will close it. The other selections include “Qui rido io,” directed by Mario Martone; “La santa piccola, directed by Silvia Brunelli, “La ragazza ha volato, directed by Wilma Labate,” “Il buco,” directed by Michelangelo Frammartino; and “Ariaferma,” directed by Leonardo Di Costanzo. President of...

Spike Lee And Nate Parker Sued for Copyright Infringement Over Film ‘American Skin’

Filmmakers Spike Lee and Nate Parker have been slapped with a copyright infringement lawsuit over their 2019 film American Skin. The movie debuted at the Venice Film Festival two years ago and a wider release earlier this year. But two independent filmmakers sued Lee and Parker on Wednesday, claiming they “stole” the idea for American Skin from a screenplay they wrote and submitted to various Hollywood executives a few years prior.

Your Guide to the 2021 Virginia Film Festival, Starting Wednesday

On Wednesday, the Virginia Film Festival will open with Wes Anderson’s “The French Dispatch,” kicking off a string of highly anticipated films. The film festival, in its 34th year, is a program of the University of Virginia and its Office of the Provost and Vice Provost for the Arts. This year, it will screen more than 85 films at various locations around UVA’s Grounds and Charlottesville, including a drive-in venue at Morven Farm.

Venice Film Festival & Curzon Tie Up For London Screenings Of Venice Movies

The Venice Film Festival, the Italian Cultural Institute in London, and exhibitor Curzon are tying up on London screening series From Venice To London (18 – 22 November). Seven films from Venezia 78 have been chosen to be shown in London with appearances by filmmakers and cast. The Lost Daughter, directed by Maggie Gyllenhaal, will be the opening night film on the 18 November and The Hand of God, directed by Paolo Sorrentino, will be closing the series on 22 November. The seven films that have been handpicked are the following: The Lost Daughter – Directed by Maggie Gyllenhaal The Hand of God – Directed by Paolo Sorrentino Qui...

PR Agency Organic Hires Kara MacLean As Senior Director In L.A. Office

Kara MacLean has taken on the role of Senior Director at PR and communications agency Organic. She will report to Senior Vice President Kirsty Langsdale, who launched Organic’s Los Angeles office in January 2020. MacLean will work with Langsdale to continue building U.S. business for the London-based agency. Organic recently announced APAC office – Organic Pacific – based in Sydney, Australia. From those bases, Organic works across the spheres of international publicity, unit production PR, corporate representation, film and TV festival rep, social media and event management. Prior to Organic, the Canadian-born MacLean had been running her own international PR agency in...

Edgar Wright Reveals Stunning Hand Painted New Poster For Last Night In Soho

We’re excited to see director Edgar Wright’s latest film Last Night In Soho, as this will be new ground for a director that has famously hopped across many different genres in his filmography. A new poster shows the 1960s inspiration for the psychological thriller, taking on a hand-painted aesthetic form...

Jennifer López will shoot a film in the surroundings of the San Telmo park

The American actress and singer Jennifer López will shoot on the Island at the beginning of 2022. The capital of Gran Canaria is one of the locations chosen for the filming, more specifically, the surroundings of the San Telmo park, where the film crew is scheduled to disembark in the first fortnight of January.