Tim League is a fascinating man. In what probably seems like a past life now, he used to be an engineer for an oil company. Then he and his wife Karrie, who was working in the bio pharmaceutical industry, threw caution to the wind and left their careers to open up a movie theater that would eventually become the Alamo Drafthouse (I’m guessing you’ve… Continue reading Dialogue: Tim League Talks Drafthouse Expansions, Ambitious Distribution Plans for Drafthouse Films, and Keeping Fantastic Fest Cool
Although it’s not getting a ton of detailed coverage in the mainstream media here in the US, you’re no doubt at least aware of the riots that have been spreading across London for days now. Well now the civil unrest of people mostly under the age of 20 has had a huge, unforeseen impact on the Britain film industry. Late last night rioters set fire to a Pias/Sony… Continue reading London Rioters Burn Down UK's Largest Indie Movie Distribution Center
After announcing earlier this week that Sony Pictures will handle the marketing and distribution for the next two James Bond pictures, MGM has now also renewed its home distribution deal with Fox. Here’s the full press release:
MGM announced today that the company has renewed its worldwide Blu-ray Disc and DVD distribution pact with Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment through 2016. As part of the new agreement, Fox will now… Continue reading MGM and Fox Renew Blu-ray and DVD Distribution Deal
Award winning director Aparna Sen’s latest film “The Japanese Wife” has been acquired by Databazaar Media Ventures (DMV) for distribution in the US and Canada through 19,000 retail outlets.
DMV, the media arm of the Databazaar.com which acts as an exclusive gateway for Bengali films to North America acquired the film from Saregama India Limited, the [...] Continue reading Aparna Sen’s “The Japanese Wife” set for US distribution
Mumbai, March 15 : Pharma major Ranbaxy Laboratories Friday said it will launch anti-diabetic drug Actos in the US by 2012.
Ranbaxy, majority owned by Japan’s Daiichi Sankyo, said it has settled litigation with the country’s Takeda Pharmaceutical over a generic equivalent version of the medicine and received a non-exclusive royalty free licence for its US [...] Continue reading Ranbaxy to launch anti-diabetic drug Actos by 2012