Cinedigm has acquired all North American distribution rights to the feature film Full of Grace, which examines the final days of Mary of Nazareth, the mother of Jesus.
Avanti Communications, a leading provider of satellite data communications services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, has signed a multi-year cinema distribution contract with Motion Picture Solutions, an international film services company, based in London. Powered by Avanti’s HYLAS 1 and HYLAS 2 satellites and delivered through MPS’s LANsat technology, the partnership expands MPS’s bandwidth available for multicast feature film distribution to its cinema chain customer base.
International Datacasting Corporation and Ymagis Group have entered into a strategic agreement to provide new software-based Digital Cinema Client, which enables delivery of movies and trailers over both satellite and/or broadband.
Telefilm Canada and UniFrance films have partnered on the distribution and promotion of independent films from their respective countries. They announced their partnership at the Toronto International Film Festival.
On the heels of a record-breaking theatrical run, Funimation Entertainment announced today that the home video release of the anime film Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F will be available on digital HD starting October 9 and at retail outlets throughout the U.S. and Canada starting October 20.
Arclight Films says pre-sales for the theatrical release of Lost in the Pacific, the first Chinese 3D Sci-Fi action adventure film in English, are strong and is speculating that it could very well be the first Chinese independent Sci-Fi film to receive a same-day release worldwide.
Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition (DCDC), the North American theatrical content distribution organization founded by Warner Bros. Entertainment, Universal Pictures, Regal Entertainment Group, Cinemark Theatres and AMC Theatres, says it’s accelerating the rollout of its network and will surpass 32,000 screens in more than 3000 theatre locations in 2018.
Australian film and television production company Galaxy Pop will open new offices in Los Angeles this November and has signed with Los Angeles-based entertainment management firm The Gotham Group for representation. The Melbourne based kids, teen and young-adult focused prod company is led by the writing, producing, directing team Gian Christian and Dina McPherson, has sold content to over 120 territories worldwide.
Broad Green Pictures is now using Hollywood Software’s TDS Distributor product for upcoming theatrical releases. Broad Green, which was founded last year by brothers Gabriel and Daniel Hammond, is a film production, financing and distribution company.
Woodland Hills-based Hollywood Software has signed an exclusive deal with independent entertainment studio, Group 1200, to utilize its TDS Distributor product for all upcoming theatrical releases. The studio, which is fast growing into a market leader in the acquisition, creation, production, distribution, licensing and marketing of a wide range of anime, TV shows and movies, chose Hollywood Software to support the distribution of its theatrical products.