Anime brand and global streaming platform Crunchyroll announced it is teaming up with Amazon’s Twitch Prime to offer members a special “loot” of Crunchyroll Premium for 30 days (May 15th to June 16th).
Canada’s The Wonderfilm Media Corp. announced it has set up a joint venture film, TV and sales and distribution business with UK indie 101 Films International.
A decline in shopper numbers, fewer major gaming and music releases and store closures for HMV meant the overall market declined by 17.4% year on year in the 12 weeks to 7 April, according to Kantar data for the 12 weeks to 7 April.
Powerhouse Films’ Sam Dunn and John Morrissey have teamed with Rook Films producer Andy Starke (Free Fire, Kill List), Jason Wood, Creative Director of Manchester’s HOME cinema and film publicist Zoe Flower to launch a new UK distribution outfit called Anti-Worlds.
In an ever-evolving industry where content can be shared and viewed at the touch of a button, the Festival De Cannes is still regarded by leading independent distributors as the one must-visit film festival and market of the year, writes Christopher Barrett.