PRODUCER ERIC NEWMAN’S NEWLY FORMED GRAND ELECTRIC HAS ENTERED INTO A MULTI-YEAR CO-VENTURE WITH STUDIOCANAL THROUGH WHICH THE NEW COMPANY WILL ACQUIRE, DEVELOP, AND PRODUCE MOTION PICTURES FOR THE EUROPEAN AND U.S. MARKETS.
STUDIOCANAL will act as a creative partner, financier, foreign sales entity, and direct distributor in their territories for Newman’s projects.
Newman left his post as the ranking production executive at Beacon Communications (AIR FORCE ONE, SPYGAME, BRING IT ON) in 2002 along with Beacon principals Marc Abraham and Thomas A. Bliss to form Strike Entertainment, a production and finance...
NON-STOP OPENED #1 AT THE BOX OFFICE IN CHINA FOR ITS FIRST WEEK-END
Released Friday 19th, by BONA FILM GROUP, NON-STOP hits 7 M$ Box office this week- end, representing 1.4 million tickets sold, and ranking #1 at the Chinese Box Office.
“This is the biggest success for a STUDIOCANAL production in China. This result shows that there is an opportunity for ambitious European productions to perform in this great market.”, said Matthieu Zeller, EVP - Marketing...
THE IMITATION GAME WINS PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD IN TORONTO
12 YEARS A SLAVE won the People's Choice award in 2013 and SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK won it in 2012.
THE IMITATION GAME was presented in Telluride and Toronto, and will be opening the London Film Festival.
STUDIOCANAL will release this film in the UK on November 14 and in France on January 28
This film is about the remarkable life of Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch), a British...
STUDIOCANAL AND THE PICTURE COMPANY - ANDREW RONA AND ALEX HEINEMAN’S NEW PRODUCTION COMPANY - TO COLLABORATE ON PIERRE MOREL’S NEXT FILM
The formation of The Picture Company comes after Rona and Heineman left Silver Pictures in January, after a five-year run that saw the production of action hits, UNKNOWN, NON-STOP and upcoming THE GUNMAN for STUDIOCANAL.
Their first collaboration with STUDIOCANAL under this new banner will be an adaptation of Tom Wood’s critically acclaimed “Victor The Assassin” book franchise helmed by...
SCANDINAVIAN MAJOR SVENSK FILMINDUSTRI AND FRENCH POWER HOUSE STUDIOCANAL ENTER A NEW STRATEGIC DISTRIBUTION AND PRODUCTION ALLIANCE
The agreement includes an all rights, output distribution deal for Svensk Filmindustri on all new STUDIOCANAL films on the Nordic market (Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland) and the digital distribution by Svensk Filmindustri of STUDIOCANAL catalogue titles.
The deal also comprises coproduction based on English-Speaking Nordic feature films and TV-series from Svensk Filmindustri properties...