NANCY to participate in the Sundance Institute’s Music and Sound Labs + Editing Intensive Lab | Sundance.org

STORYTELLING, AMPLIFIED: SUNDANCE INSTITUTE AND SKYWALKER SOUND ANNOUNCE COMPOSERS, DIRECTORS FOR 2017 MUSIC AND SOUND DESIGN LABS Los Angeles and Marin, CA — Sundance Institute and Skywalker Sound today announced the composers and directors selected for the Sundance Institute Music and Sound Design Labs, which return to the legendary Skywalker Sound Facilities for the fifth 

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‘The Strange Ones,’ ‘Jean of the Joneses,’ ‘Etoiles Restantes’ Win Prizes at 6th Champs-Elysees Film Festival | Variety

PARIS– “The Strange Ones,” the mystery thriller starring Alex Pettyfer, Stella Meghie’s biting comedy drama “Jean of the Joneses’ and Loïc Paillard’s feature debut “Les etoiles restantes” won the top prizes at the sixth edition of the Champs-Elysées Film Festival. Directed by Lauren Wolkstein and Christopher Radcliff, “The Strange Ones” won the American Independent Jury 

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Cannes: Vertical Entertainment and DirecTV Nab Alex Pettyfer Film ‘Strange Ones’ | Hollywood Reporter

Cinetic is handling international sales at the market. Vertical Entertainment and DirecTV have acquired North American rights to Lauren Wolkstein and Christopher Radcliff’s The Strange Ones, starring Alex Pettyfer, James Freedson-Jackson, Emily Althaus and Gene Jones. Written by Radcliff, the film revolves around two travelers making their way across a remote American landscape. On the surface 

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Jason Mantzoukas, Tony Revolori to Star in Indie Road Trip Film | The Hollywood Reporter

Grace Gummer and Taissa Farmiga will also star in ‘The Long Dumb Road’ from director Hannah Fidell. Jason Mantzoukas and Tony Revolori are packing their bags for The Long Dumb Road. The duo will star alongside Grace Gummer (Mr. Robot) and Taissa Farmiga (American Horror Story) in the indie comedy from director Hannah Fidell, who co-wrote the screenplay with Silicon Valley writer Carson Mell. To 

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SXSW Film Awards: James Freedson-Jackson in The Strange Ones wins Special Jury Recognition for Breakthrough Performance | Deadline

Ana Asensio’s psychological thriller Most Beautiful Island took the narrative feature tonight as the SXSW fest announced its film award winners at the Paramount Theatre in Austin. Shot on Super 16, the Spain-U.S. co-production looks at the plight of undocumented female immigrants hoping to make a life in New York. Jairus McLeary and Gethin Aldous’ The Work won the documentary feature prize. 

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Toulouse 2017 Films in Progress Selects ’Los Perros,’ ‘Hunting Season,’ ‘The Desert Bride’ | Variety

Celebrated pix in post competition selects five debuts, four from women directores MADRID — Chile’s “Los Perros” and Argentina’s “Hunting Season” and “The Desert Bride” are set for France’s 31st Toulouse Cinelatino Fest Films in Progress showcase, which has often proved a gateway to big festival selection, beginning with May’s Cannes Festival. Of Toulouse’s six 

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Andrea Riseborough to Play Serial Imposter in Psychological Drama ‘Nancy’ (Variety)

“Birdman” actress Andrea Riseborough is set to star in the psychological drama “Nancy.” The film from director Christina Choe also stars J. Smith-Cameron, Ann Dowd, John Leguizamo, and Steve Buscemi. Riseborough plays a serial imposter, who becomes perilously close to losing her entire identity — and the only person who’s ever truly loved her — 

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Rami Malek Thriller ‘Buster’s Mal Heart’ Picked Up by Well Go USA | The Wrap

Well Go USA Entertainment has acquired North American and select international rights for Sarah Adina Smith’s psychological thriller “Buster’s Mal Heart.” The film stars Emmy winner Rami Malek (“Mr. Robot“) as a troubled man who goes on the run as he seeks distance from his past and what awaits him. The film premiered at the 

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Venice: Rei Cine, Gamechanger Team on ‘Hunting Season’ | Variety

U.S. femme filmmaker film fund makes pioneering international investment; Augenschein, Les Films de L’Etranger co-produce Argentina’s Rei Cine, one of Latin America’s most active movie co-producers, has teamed with New York.-based Gamechanger Films, Germany’s Augenschein Filmproduktion and Les Films de l’Etranger to finance and produce “Temporada de caza” (Hunting Season). Rei is presenting “Dolores” at the 

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