Global Audience To Glimpse Red Road

 

Trust Film Sales of Denmark have taken on Red Road for international distributionThe low-budget Scots movie that scooped a prestigious award at Cannes last week is set to be seen by film fans all over the world after it was bought up by a raft of international distributors at the French festival. Red Road, made by the Glasgow production company, Sigma Films, won the Jury Prize at Cannes last Sunday. It was also nominated for the festival's top award, the Palme D'Or.

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UK Moviegoers Stay Warm On Ice Age 2

 

The UK Box Office this weekIce Age 2: The Meltdown continued to stay warm with moviegoers and stayed top of the box office charts for the third week running. The comic tale of Manny the mammoth and Sid the sloth held off the horror film Silent Hill to stay at the number one spot. It has taken £24.6 million pounds since its release, according to Screen International.

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Lovefilm and Video Island Join Forces

 

Home entertainment distributor join up

Lovefilm and Video Island Inc, the owner of screenselect.co.uk, are to merge.

Video Island's chief executive Simon Calver said the move won't affect customers in the short term. “There will be no change, it's business as usual,” he said. However, he added, the two companies will start trading as one brand, Lovefilm, within six months.


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