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How can the Baltic states address local distribution challenges?

Audiences in Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia don’t typically watch films from their neighbouring countries.

While the film industries in the Baltic states maintain close ties and regularly co-produce, on the distribution side, audiences simply don’t watch their neighbours’ movies.

That was the topic of an industry panel at the 2018 Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival in the Estonian capital.

As the panellists explained, this indifference to their neighbours’ cinema culture could have an adverse effect on the development of their industries.

One idea currently being floated is for the Baltic states to join the Nordisk Film and TV Fund
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Content collars Pudsey, Redirected sales

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Content collars Pudsey, Redirected sales
Exclusive: Both films to screen at the London Screenings later this month.

Content Film has secured a raft of sales of family feature Pudsey the Dog: The Movie and action comedy Redirected.

Pudsey the Dog: The Movie, which Vertigo Films will release on 425 prints in the UK on July 18, has been sold to Germany (Square One), Latin America (Swen) , China (UA), Cis & Baltics (Cascade Film), Croatia, Serbia and Slovenia (Blitz), Greece, Turkey, India & Poland (Tanweer), Hong Kong (Golden Scene), Indonesia (Queen International), the Middle East (Selim Ramia), the Philippines (Silverline), Portugal (Lusomundo), Singapore (Cathay), South Africa (Videovision), South Korea (9ers Entertainment), Taiwan (Pomi), the Caribbean (Caribbean Film Services), South East Asia (Star), and Jaguar for airlines and ships.

The film, directed by Nick Moore (Wild Child, Horrid Henry: The Movie) and written by Paul Rose, is a tale of friendship and courage centering on a city dog moved to the countryside with his new loving family. [link
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Koch takes Son Of A Gun for UK

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Koch takes Son Of A Gun for UK
Exclusive: UK distributor’s Cannes haul includes crime-drama Son of a Gun.

Koch Media has concluded UK deals on a number of Cannes marche titles, including Altitude’s crime-drama Son of a Gun, starring Ewan McGregor, Alicia Vikander and Brenton Thwaites.

Writer-director Julius Avery’s debut, snapped up by A24 for Us distribution during the market, charts the relationship between Australia’s highest-profile criminal and his young protege.

Also acquired during Cannes were gangster comedy Redirected and buzzed-about horror sequel VHS Viral.

They join recently signed documentary All This Mayhem, slated for an August 8 release, and ‘anti rom-com’ Obvious Child, which is pegged for theatrical release on August 29.

The additions were negotiated by new head of acquisitions Martina Ternstrom and head of distribution Ben Luxford.

Vice Films production All This Mayhem follows Australian skateboarding legends Tas and Ben Pappas and will get its UK premiere at London’s BFI Southbank ahead of a Special Jury Award slot at
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Koch targets Ewan McGregor drama Son Of A Gun

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Koch targets Ewan McGregor drama Son Of A Gun
Exclusive: UK distributor’s Cannes haul includes crime-drama Son of a Gun.

Koch Media has concluded UK deals on a number of Cannes marche titles, including Altitude’s crime-drama Son of a Gun, starring Ewan McGregor, Alicia Vikander and Brenton Thwaites.

Writer-director Julius Avery’s debut, snapped up by A24 for Us distribution during the market, charts the relationship between Australia’s highest-profile criminal and his young protege.

Also acquired during Cannes were gangster comedy Redirected and buzzed-about horror sequel VHS Viral.

They join recently signed documentary All This Mayhem, slated for an August 8 release, and ‘anti rom-com’ Obvious Child, which is pegged for theatrical release on August 29.

The additions were negotiated by new head of acquisitions Martina Ternstrom and head of distribution Ben Luxford.

Vice Films production All This Mayhem follows Australian skateboarding legends Tas and Ben Pappas and will get its UK premiere at London’s BFI Southbank ahead of a Special Jury Award slot at
See full article at ScreenDaily »

Koch guns for Ewan McGregor drama Son Of A Gun

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Koch guns for Ewan McGregor drama Son Of A Gun
Exclusive: UK distributor’s Cannes haul includes crime-drama Son of a Gun.

Koch Media has concluded UK deals on a number of Cannes marche titles, including Altitude’s crime-drama Son of a Gun, starring Ewan McGregor, Alicia Vikander and Brenton Thwaites.

Writer-director Julius Avery’s debut, snapped up by A24 for Us distribution during the market, charts the relationship between Australia’s highest-profile criminal and his young protege.

Also acquired during Cannes were gangster comedy Redirected and buzzed-about horror sequel VHS Viral.

They join recently signed documentary All This Mayhem, slated for an August 8 release, and ‘anti rom-com’ Obvious Child, which is pegged for theatrical release on August 29.

The additions were negotiated by new head of acquisitions Martina Ternstrom and head of distribution Ben Luxford.

Vice Films production All This Mayhem follows Australian skateboarding legends Tas and Ben Pappas and will get its UK premiere at London’s BFI Southbank ahead of a Special Jury Award slot at
See full article at ScreenDaily »

Screen Int'l winner wins fresh funding

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Screen Int'l winner wins fresh funding
Exclusive: Screen award-winner among seven features funded by Lithuanian Film Centre (Lfc).

Kristijonas Vildziunas’ Seneca’s Day, winner of the Screen International best pitch award at last December’s Baltic Event, is one of seven projects - six features and one short - funded by the Lithuanian Film Centre (Lfc) with a total of 4.5m Ltl (€1.3m) this spring.

Speaking exclusively to ScreenDaily during last week’s Vilnius International Film Festival, Vildziunas and his producer Uljana Kim of Studio Uljana Kim said that the film received 1.6m Ltl (€463,300) - 1.4m Ltl (€405,400) for 2014 and a recommendation of 200,000 Ltl (€57,920) for postproduction in 2015.

¨According to our financing plan, we’ll apply this autumn to the Lfc in order to complete the financing as now we still Have a gap for production and postproduction of 400,000 Ltl (€115,840),¨ Kim explained.

She revealed that the film’s Latvian co-producer Roberts Vinovskis of Locomotive Productions is participating in the production stage with camera and other
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Content to sell Redirected

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Content to sell Redirected
Content has introduced Efm buyers to Emilis Velyvis’ all-time Lithuanian box office smash Redirected starring Vinnie Jones.

The UK-Lithuanian action comedy centres on the misadventures of four first-time robbers as they make their way home from Eastern Europe.

Velyvis co-wrote the screenplay with Jonas Banys. The cast includes Scot Williams, Gil Darnell and Oliver Jackson.

Asta Liukaityte, Daiva Jovaisiene, Donatas Simukauskas and Norbertas Pranckus produced and Jacqueline Quella and David Boaretto served as executive producers.

“Emilis knocks it out of the park with his virtuoso action and hysterical comedy,” said Content’s Jamie Carmichael. “It really is lightning in a bottle. Redirected is a box office champion at home and we’re convinced that the film can punch it’s way into cinemas everywhere.”

Among Content’s Efm sales slate are Steve McQueen documentary The Man & Le Mans; supernatural heist thriller The Trust; and psychological horror Don’t Knock Twice.n
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Baltic Event hands out five awards

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Producers from Lithuania, Romania, Denmark and Finland were the recipients of five awards presented at the Baltic Event’s Co-Production Market (Nov 26-29).

This year’s Screen International Best Pitch Award went to Lithuanian producer Uljana Kim of Vilnius-based Studio Uljana Kim who was pitching Kristijonas Vildžiūnas’s fourth feature Seneca’s Day which is set to be the first co-production between the three Baltic states.

The €1.48m drama, which also has France’s Philippe Avril attached as a co-producer via his Strasbourg-based company Unlimited, has already received development support from the Lithuanian Film Centre and Media.

Previous winners of the Screen International award, which follows the winning project editorially from development into production and subsequent distribution, includes Petri Kotwica’s Rat King, Alexei German Jr.’s Under Electric Clouds and Jaak Kilmi’s The Hoppers.

Cannes Producers Network

Cannes’ Producers Network gave two free accreditations for its 2014 edition to two promising young producers, the Baltic
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