Cinetic’s Sundance party is back on. Deadline reported Wednesday that the annual party by the film sales/financing/management unit headed by John Sloss was canceled due to lack of a sponsor. But Sloss told me this evening the party is back on, although the day and location has changed. The sponsored venue Bing Bar (as in the Microsoft search engine) for the Cinetic party is on Main Street and the bash is set for Tuesday. Invitations to industry heavy hitters are forthcoming. Watch for yours.
A high point of Sundance’s annual party circuit – Cinetic’s Monday night bash at Zoom on Main Street — is apparently off. Insiders tell me that unless a last-minute sponsor comes forward, the party “likely” won’t be held. Sad, because … Read More »
EXCLUSIVE: A deal is near for Millennium Entertainment to acquire U.S. distribution rights to the Los Angeles Film Festival opening-night pic Bernie. I’m told that it will be the first significant grab for former Film Department co-head Mark Gill since … Read More »
UPDATE: Cinetic, the U.S. film financier, and talent agency UTA are currently raising money for a Thomas the Tank Engine movie. Josh Klausner, writer of Shrek the Third, has written the latest draft of the screenplay. Now Apax Partners, … Read More »