Servant returns, Kenneth Branagh on Belfast and the stars of Mass – our Backstage entertainment review

Servant returns Kenneth Branagh on Belfast and the stars of

On the day of the Parkland school shooting in Florida, Valentine’s Day 2018, like many, actor Fran Kranz found himself trying to make sense of the senseless. Fourteen students and three teachers died in the massacre, which came after so many before: Columbine, Aurora, Virginia Tech, Sandy Hook. Just a few weeks ago, four students … Read more

Vine Buys Lakeshore Entertainment Library & Int’l Sales Ops, Bringing Under Same Roof As Village Roadshow

Vine Buys Lakeshore Entertainment Library Intl Sales Ops Bringing

EXCLUSIVE: After being on the sales block since March, 25-year-old independent studio Lakeshore Entertainment has sold its 300-title film and TV library and international sales operations to Vine Alternative Investments, the same company that owns Village Roadshow Entertainment Group. While no comments were made by either party, industry sources inform us the value of the … Read more

Ex-Gaumont distribution chief Vanessa Shapiro launches Nicely Entertainment

Ex Gaumont distribution chief Vanessa Shapiro launches Nicely Entertainment

Vanessa Shapiro Former Gaumont distribution chief Vanessa Shapiro has launched her own production and distribution company, Nicely Entertainment. Shapiro will serve as CEO at LA-based Nicely, which was formed in January and aims to bring “quality series and movies” to global audiences and markets around the world. She was appointed as Gaumont’s president of worldwide … Read more

VERTICAL ENTERTAINMENT ACQUIRES BOOMERANG PRODUCTIONS MEDIA’S “COLLUSIONS” STARRING TOM EVERETT SCOTT

VERTICAL ENTERTAINMENT ACQUIRES BOOMERANG PRODUCTIONS MEDIAS COLLUSIONS STARRING TOM EVERETT

Vertical is Set to Release the LA-set Crime Mystery in theaters and VOD August 20th Los Angeles, CA –News Direct– Boomerang Productions Media Boomerang Productions Media announced today that Vertical Entertainment acquired domestic rights to their crime mystery COLLUSIONS, and will be giving it a day-and-date release, in theaters and on VOD August 20, 2021. … Read more

Film distribution company Gravitas Ventures sells majority stake to Red Arrow Entertainment Group

Film distribution company Gravitas Ventures sells majority stake to Red

The Red Arrow Entertainment Group conglomerate has acquired a majority stake in Gravitas Ventures, a global film distribution company co-headquartered in Cleveland and Los Angeles. Specific financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. In a news release, the companies said that as a result of the deal, they will make “significant investments into global … Read more

‘Supercool’: Vertical Entertainment Acquires Rights To Comedy Starring Jake Short, Miles J. Harvey & Damon Wayans Jr.

‘Supercool Vertical Entertainment Acquires Rights To Comedy Starring Jake Short

EXCLUSIVE: Vertical Entertainment has acquired North American rights to the comedy Supercool, starring Jake Short (This Is the Year), Miles J. Harvey (The Babysitter) and Damon Wayans Jr. (Let’s Be Cops, The Other Guys), with plans to release it in theaters and on digital and VOD on February 11. The film from director Teppo Airaksinen … Read more

Gravitas Ventures Acquires ‘Insight’ & ‘One And The Same’; Cleopatra Entertainment Lands ‘Baphomet’ – Film Briefs

Gravitas Ventures Acquires ‘Insight ‘One And The Same Cleopatra

Gravitas Ventures has picked up the North American rights for a day-and-date release of Insight, an action film produced and directed by Livi Zheng. Ken Zheng wrote the screenplay and stars alongside Madeline Zima, Sean Patrick Flanery, John Savage, Adam Huss, Tony Todd, and Keith David. Set to be released on March 12, the film … Read more

Vertical Entertainment Acquires ‘The Resort’ & ‘Killer Among Us’; Gravitas Ventures Picks Up ‘The Man In The Hat’- Film Briefs

Vertical Entertainment Acquires ‘The Resort ‘Killer Among Us Gravitas

Vertical Entertainment has obtained worldwide distribution rights to indie horror, The Resort, from writer-director Taylor Chien and executive produced by rapper Quavious “Quavo” Marshall of the Migos. Starring Bianca Haase (Hot Tub Time Machine 2), Brock O’Hurn (Tyler Perry’s Boo! A Madea Halloween), Michael Vlamis (Roswell, New Mexico), and Michelle Randolph (5 Years Apart), the … Read more

Entertainment Licensing Market Overview by Advance Technology, Future Outlook 2028 – ViacomCBS Inc. (VIAC), Warner Bros, Mattel, WWE, Summit Entertainment

Entertainment Licensing Market Overview by Advance Technology Future Outlook 2028

The recent report on “Entertainment Licensing Market Report 2022 by Key Players, Types, Applications, Countries, Market Size, Forecast to 2028” offered by Credible Markets, comprises of a comprehensive investigation into the geographical landscape, industry size along with the revenue estimation of the business. Additionally, the report also highlights the challenges impeding market growth and expansion … Read more

Local film distribution company, Gravitas Ventures, hopes to further cement Cleveland’s impact on the entertainment industry

Local film distribution company Gravitas Ventures hopes to further cement

How the local company is helping the city make its mark on the entertainment industry. CLEVELAND — The Greater Cleveland International Film Festival wrapped up this week, but what happens after the credits have rolled? That’s where film distributors like Gravitas Ventures come in. Gravitas, meaning “weight or heaviness” in Latin, was founded by Cleveland … Read more

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