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Zdf Enterprises Pre-emptively Purchases Thornton Brothers Pitch ‘The Incorruptibles’

Exclusive: Chris and Jason Thornton's series pitch The Incorruptibles has pre-emptively been purchased by Germany's Zdf Enterprise. The series will be executive produced by Rosa Entertainment's Sidney Sherman (Lonely Hearts), Robert Franke at Zdf Enterprises, and the Thornton Brothers. The storyline is being kept under wraps for the hour-long English-language drama series but it is said to be a high concept, violent action-thriller with satirical black comedy…
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Goteborg reveals next wave of Nordic hits

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Goteborg reveals next wave of Nordic hits
Nordic Film Market includes debut films by Force Majeure actress, the screenwriter of A Royal Affair and director of viral hit Las Palmas; CAA, UTA and ICM agents among attending industry.Scroll down for full list

More than 40 Nordic films and works in progress will be presented at the fruitful Nordic Film Market in Goteborg, which runs Feb 4-7 during to the Goteborg Film Festival (Jan 29 - Feb 8).

Often a productive staging post for impressive upcoming regional features and emerging talent, the 2016 lineup includes 17 finished features and 20 works in progress, plus eight titles presented as part of the Nordic Film Lab Discovery programme.

The works-in-progress presentations (see full list below) include ten debut films from the likes of A Royal Affair screenwriter Rasmus Heisterberg, viral hit Las Palmas director Johannes Nyholm, Force Majeure actress Fanni Metelius and Cannes Cinefondation alumni Juho Kuosmanen and Shahrbanoo Sadat.

Other works in progress will be presented from directors Mads Brugger ([link
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Industry experts talk alternative distribution

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Industry experts talk alternative distribution
‘Know your project inside out’, was the message from a panel of industry experts to producers thinking about taking the alternative distribution route.

Speaking in Berlin on the Efm Industry Debate panel on alternative distribution, hosted by Screen, Oscar-winning producer Gareth Unwin, who recently adopted the model for war film Kajaki in the UK, said the structure can work on the right film: “The experience proved to me that ‘self-distribution’ - or ‘direct distribution’ - none of these terms are dirty words. On the right project it may be that you can find the right exhibitor who will take your film.”

Speaking about his Kickstarter-backed 2012 feature Borrowed Time, producer Olivier Kaempfer said: “In order to distribute your own film you need three key ingredients: passion and dedication; experience; and money.”

Producer Sigrid Dyekjaer encouraged producers to take up distribution not only in their home market but abroad as well: “Getting the ambassadors in your own territories and then
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'Know your project' says panel

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'Know your project' says panel
Industry experts held a panel on alternative distribution at the Efm yesterday [Feb 8].

‘Know your project inside out’, was the message yesterday from a panel of industry experts to producers thinking about taking the alternative distribution route.

Speaking on the Efm Industry Debate panel on alternative distribution, hosted by Screen, Oscar-winning producer Gareth Unwin, who recently adopted the model for war film Kajaki in the UK, said the structure can work on the right film: “The experience proved to me that ‘self-distribution’ - or ‘direct distribution’ - none of these terms are dirty words. On the right project it may be that you can find the right exhibitor who will take your film.”

Speaking about his Kickstarter-backed 2012 feature Borrowed Time, producer Olivier Kaempfer said: “In order to distribute your own film you need three key ingredients: passion and dedication; experience; and money.”

Producer Sigrid Dyekjaer encouraged producers to take up distribution not only in their home market but abroad
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Self-distribution experts reveal secrets

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Self-distribution experts reveal secrets
‘Know your project inside out’, was the message from a panel of industry experts to producers thinking about taking the alternative distribution route.

Speaking in Berlin on the Efm Industry Debate panel on alternative distribution, hosted by Screen, Oscar-winning producer Gareth Unwin, who recently adopted the model for war film Kajaki in the UK, said the structure can work on the right film: “The experience proved to me that ‘self-distribution’ - or ‘direct distribution’ - none of these terms are dirty words. On the right project it may be that you can find the right exhibitor who will take your film.”

Speaking about his Kickstarter-backed 2012 feature Borrowed Time, producer Olivier Kaempfer said: “In order to distribute your own film you need three key ingredients: passion and dedication; experience; and money.”

Producer Sigrid Dyekjaer encouraged producers to take up distribution not only in their home market but abroad as well: “Getting the ambassadors in your own territories and then
See full article at ScreenDaily »

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