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Exclusive: Producers join Marko Mäkilaakso’s pulpy monster movie based on the 80’s video game; Raven Banner sells.
Fledgling UK production/finance company Alliance Media Partners (Amp) is collaborating with Finland’s Roger! Pictures to produce the action-comedy-sci-fi It Came From The Desert.
The film is the first feature from Roger! Pictures, run by producer Teemu Virta and director Marko Mäkilaakso, whose aim is to produce genre films with budgets of under $1m for the international market.
Iron Sky producer Tero Kaukomaa, a shareholder in Roger!, is an executive producer on the film, which is described as “a smart, pulpy, action monster movie, inspired by Cinemaware’s cult 1980s video game of the same name. Its tall tale involves rival motocross heroes (and heroines), kegger parties in the desert, secret underground military bases, romantic insecurities…and giant ants!”
Kaukomaa said: “This deal with Amp gives us an extra power boost to produce this great script into a »
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Exclusive: Organisers behind the Cannes Marché’s third Next event set to run from May 12-18 have lined up an expanded future of cinema showcase that places heavy emphasis on the fast-rising world of virtual reality.
For the first time Next events will take place at the entrance of the Village International on the Pantiero side – the site previously occupied by Canal+ – and will feature installations, interactive films, screenings, conferences and workshops on subjects such as big data, theatres of the future, and VOD opportunities.
The Next schedule will include 15 innovative companies that will conduct business at the Next Pavilion. Creative Wallonia and the Canadian Film Center will have their own corner. The full Next programme will be announced shortly.
Vr Days programme
The centerpiece is the Vr Days programme, a rich roster featuring work from the world’s leading exponents that takes place over May 15 and 16 and stems from a clamour by content creators to focus »
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Exclusive: Video game adaptation sees mutant ants wreacking havoc in the New Mexico Desert.
Raven Banner has confirmed deals with Tiberius (Germany), Minerva (Italy), Zylo (France), Borsalino (Latin America), Crystalsky (Philippines), H.G.C. (China), Monster Pictures (Australia/New Zealand), Moviecloud (Taiwan), and Roll Caption (Turkey)
Production is set for spring on the action-adventure computer game adaptation that features giant mutant ants wreaking destruction in the New Mexico Desert. Roger Pictures produces and Tero Kaukomaa (Iron Sky) is the executive producer. »
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