Kenneth Branagh’s ‘Belfast’ Wins People’s Choice Award at the International Toronto Film Festival

Kenneth Branagh’s semi-autobiographical new movie Belfast was awarded the People’s Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 18. Nine of the previous 10 winners earned best picture nominations at the Oscars, including last years’ Nomadland. Branagh thanked the Canadian audience in his acceptance speech. He and his cast shared how they felt … Read more

‘Dune’ tops international box office with $38m; ‘Shang-Chi’ hits $321m global total | News

Worldwide Box Office September 17-19 2021 Rank Movies (Distributor) 3-day (World) Cume (World) 3-day (Int’l) Cume (Int’l) Territories 1 Shang-Chi (Disney) $42m $ 320.6m $20.3m $ 143.7m 44 2 Dune (Warner Bros) $36.8m $36.8m $36.8m $36.8m 24 3 Cloudy Mountain $ 18.6m $19.1m $ 18.6m $19.1m 1 4 Free Guy (Disney) $ 13.6m $298.3m $ … Read more

ZDF Enterprises Unveils New International Slate in Rome

ROME – ZDF Enterprises is continuing its push into high-end international drama series by tapping into new territories, introducing two new projects at the MIA market on Thursday that were produced in Ukraine and the Netherlands. “Hide and Seek” (pictured), an 8 x 50’ crime noir series produced by Ukraine’s FILM.UA, and “Echoes,” a 10 x … Read more

ZenWTR Launches Social Media Campaign To Raise $200,000 for International Coastal Cleanup Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif — ZenWTR, the premium alkaline water and world’s first and only beverage in a bottle made from 100% recycled, certified ocean-bound plastic, will celebrate International Coastal Cleanup Day on Sept. 18, 2021 with the launch of its #ZenPose social media campaign. This initiative will further ZenWTR’s ongoing commitment to ocean conservation efforts … Read more

Arte France Moves to Open Up French Series to International

Arte France, a bastion of quality European TV, is looking to make its French series ever less French , as it consolidates its position as one of Europe’s most internationally-minded TV operators. Early fruit of that drive, “No Man’s Land,” – “in microcosm, and in a thriller format, what we’re trying to do in general,” … Read more

Oscar Race Gets Clearer After the Toronto International Film Festival

Toronto amplifies buzz from Venice and Telluride, and intros new players into the awards mix. Who came out ahead and behind? No question there’s more to learn from a live film festival than a virtual one. In 2021, live Cannes and Telluride events provided scads of intel on how movies played for audiences and media. … Read more

Ordinary Love and The Other Lamb to premiere at 2019 Toronto International Film Festival

Lisa Barros D’Sa and Glenn Leyburn’s Northern Irish feature Ordinary Love and Małgorzata Szumowska’s Irish-Belgian co-production The Other Lamb will premiere at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival this September. Irish director John Crowley’s The Goldfinch will also make its debut. Filmed entirely on location in Northern Ireland with funding from Northern Ireland Screen Ordinary … Read more

This is how The Toronto International Film Festival will take place

Reform Agency September 9, 2021 // Lights, cameras. and back in action! The Toronto International Film Festival takes face-to-face activities and combines them with digital ones for its 46th edition. From now on, he proposes that the online universe stay, although his managers are still analyzing how. Diana Sánchez, senior director of the TIFF (for … Read more

‘Dune’ Counts Over $8M In First Two Days At International Box Office – Deadline

Friday Update: What the House of Atreides lacks in spice, it’s making up for at the foreign box office with sheer American dollars during the pandemic. Deadline has learned that the Legendary-Warner Bros. sci-fi epic Dune has risen to $ 8.4M through its first two days at the overseas box office from 17 markets. On … Read more

Fox Searchlight International Promotes Roya Vakili To SVP, Marketing

Fox Searchlight Pictures International has promoted Roya Vakili to Senior Vice President Marketing, its president Rebecca Kearey announced today. Vakili was previously Vice President. Since joining Searchlight in 2006, Vakili has managed all international marketing functions, working across the entire Searchlight slate, including the recent international campaigns for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,”(international box office … Read more