Following a strong Cannes market that saw it virtually sell out on Nick Park's prehistoric stop-frame feature Early Man, Studiocanal has entered an output deal with Switzerland’s Impuls Pictures. Impuls will now have Swiss distribution rights to all Studiocanal International Productions.
The deal includes Early Man and other upcoming titles like Bastille Day with Idris Elba; Stephen Frears’ Lance Armstrong drama The Program; We Are Your Friends starring Zac Efron; 3D…
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Batter, bruised and beaten by film-makers since the 50s, LA is the city that directors love to blow up. LA-based John Patterson takes a look at the damageAn apocalyptic mindset is somehow endemic to southern California and particularly to Los Angeles. This is where the land runs out and the great historic American progression westwards must perforce come to a halt.