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  1. Berlin: Eduard Sanchez's Found-Footage Horror 'Exists' Sells Wide

    5:30 am PST 02/07/2014
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    Entertainment One, which already has the Bigfoot chiller for the U.K., snatches rights across Europe, including Germany and France. READ MORE

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  2. 'I, Frankenstein' Back From the Dead With Strong Russian Bow

    11:25 pm PST 01/28/2014
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    The horror-actioner, starring Aaron Eckhart, opens to $7 million in Russia and delivers solid box office across Eastern Europe. READ MORE

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  3. AFM 2013: Wesley Snipes' Supernatural Western 'Gallowwalkers' Sells Wide

    8:23 am PST 12/17/2013
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    Wrekin Hill gave the genre title a multiplatform release in the U.S. this summer. READ MORE

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  4. AFM: Jean-Claude Van Damme Starrer 'Swelter' Nearly Sold Around World

    8:07 am PST 11/22/2013
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    The action film, about a Las Vegas robbery gone wrong and the consequences a decade later, is a hot seller and should soon have a North American distribution deal. READ MORE

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  5. Germany's Constantin Sells DreamWorks Titles to ProSiebenSat.1

    2:07 am PST 11/22/2013
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    The deal will see ProSieben take all DreamWorks titles through 2016, including Vince Vaughn-starrer “Delivery Man” and video game adaptation “Need for Speed” with Aaron Paul. READ MORE

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  6. AFM: Norwegian Action Adventure 'Ragnarok' Sells to China, Brazil

    6:32 am PST 11/14/2013
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    Magnolia Pictures has U.S. rights to the film, which is described as a “Norwegian Indiana Jones.” READ MORE

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  7. AFM: Germany's Studio 100 Closes Deals on Kids Films 'Maya The Bee,' 'Blinky Bill'

    3:38 am PST 11/14/2013
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    The 3D animated movies are based on hit children's books from Germany and Australia, respectively. READ MORE

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  8. AFM: Ewan McGregor, Zoe Saldana Join Don Cheadle's Miles Davis Biopic

    12:46 pm PST 11/13/2013
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    UPDATED: The two actors will star opposite Cheadle, who will make his feature directorial debut with "Kill the Trumpet Player." READ MORE

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  9. AFM: Indiecan Takes Canadian Rights to Don Thacker's 'Motivational Growth'

    11:53 am PST 11/13/2013
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    The acquisition follows the Adrian DiGovanni and Jeffrey Combs-starring genre pic screening at the Toronto After Dark festival. READ MORE

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  10. AFM: Buyers Swoon for Biopics of Elton John, Marvin Gaye, Janis Joplin

    5:00 am PST 11/13/2013
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    Foreign buyers showed great interest in the stories of music's superstar personalities; says one analyst, "These projects have a built-in global audience in music fans." READ MORE

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  11. AFM: Why Germany Still Matters

    4:42 pm PST 11/12/2013
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    The Chinese market may get all the headlines, but industry insiders argue Europe's economic giant is still key to getting films financed. READ MORE

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  12. AFM: Tupac Biopic Set for Spring 2014 Shoot

    11:32 am PST 11/12/2013
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    The long-gestating project has gotten the green light from producers Morgan Creek and Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films. READ MORE

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  13. AFM: Metro International Sells 'Half of a Yellow Sun' to U.K., Australia

    4:55 pm PST 11/11/2013
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    The feature debut of director Biyi Bandele stars Thandie Newton and “12 Years a Slave” actor Chiwetel Ejiofor. READ MORE

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  14. AFM: More Buyers, Fewer Exhibitors at 2013 Event

    4:51 pm PST 11/11/2013
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    There was slight increase in the number of acquisition executives at this year's American Film Market, but 9 percent fewer exhibition execs. READ MORE

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  15. AFM: Singapore's VEGA, BABY! Launches Production and Financing Fund (Exclusive)

    1:41 pm PST 11/11/2013
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    The Salma Hayek-starrer "Everly" will be the first movie to emerge from the venture, which is seeking future projects. READ MORE

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  16. AFM: Dasym Media Launches $100 Million Family Entertainment Fund

    12:00 pm PST 11/11/2013
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    The company is backed by the Netherlands-based Dasym Investment Strategies B.V., whose portfolio includes Endemol and Exclusive Media. READ MORE

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