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Cohen Media Group, Curzon Buy Francois Ozon’s ‘Everything Went Fine’

Cohen Media Group and Curzon have jointly acquired all U.S. and U.K. distribution rights to “Everything Went Fine,” Francois Ozon’s film with Sophie Marceau, which just world-premiered in competition at Cannes and earned a warm critical welcome.

The deal was negotiated by CMG senior VP Robert Aaronson, Curzon Artificial Eye’s managing director Louisa Dent and Sébasten Beffa and Nicolas Brigaud-Robert at Playtime.

“Everything Went Fine” marks Marceau’s first time working with Ozon, one of France’s most critically laureled helmers. The drama is based Emmanuèle Bernheim’s novel “Everything Went Well” and centers on a woman as she is confronted

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Belarus scales up crackdown on independent media

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Belarusian authorities have raided the offices of several media outlets and the homes of scores of journalists under a multi-pronged crackdown on dissent and free speech in the ex-Soviet nation, a media watchdog said Friday.

The Belarusian Association of Journalists, or BAJ, said the country’s law enforcement agencies have conducted nearly 30 searches at media outlets and journalists’ apartments and detained at least seven journalists in the past two days.

“A new wave of repression that is unprecedented in scope and cruelty has targeted the independent media,” said BAJ leader Andrei Bastunets. “The authorities arbitrarily designate

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Sola Media Acquires Animated Feature ‘Finnick’ From Top Russian Toon House Riki Group (EXCLUSIVE)

Germany’s Sola Media has acquired sales rights across a host of territories for “Finnick,” an animated feature from leading Russian animation studio Riki Group, Variety has learned. The companies will be introducing the film to buyers during the Cannes Film Market.

The CGI-animated comedy follows the adventures of 13-year-old Christine, who befriends the young prankster Finnick — one of the furry invisible beings known as Finns — in unlikely circumstances. Soon after, inexplicable events begin to happen in their city and the odd couple has to team up to solve the mysterious events.

Stuttgart-based Sola Media specializes in high-end

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Josh Pine Joins Whip Media As Vice President of Global Business Development

Entertainment Industry Veteran To Drive Next Stage Of Business Growth For Whip Media

Whip Media, the leading enterprise software platform and data provider to the world’s largest entertainment organizations, today announced that it has appointed Josh Pine as Vice President of Global Business Development. In this newly created role, he will assist in Whip Media’s business development efforts for its data and content licensing solutions and build and expand the company’s client partnerships.

Pine joins Whip Media with more than 25 years of experience leading domestic and global business operations and sales for leading entertainment companies. He served as

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A Stable and Sustainable Future is the Focus of TBD Media Group’s Latest Release of Global Thought Leaders | News

LONDON, July 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — TBD Media Group is excited to present the latest edition of its inspirational Global Thought Leaders campaign. This set of candid documentary-style films provide a powerful insight into the companies innovating the future of their industries.

Climate change is proving itself to be a destabilizing force across sectors, with businesses facing calls for greater sustainability from governments, regulatory bodies, and consumers alike. The thought leaders of today, far from making justifications or avoiding the changes required to survive in today’s corporate sphere, are instead embracing the chance for innovation and a pioneering role

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Viz Media Releases Full List of October 2021 Manga Titles

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Viz Media has released their massive list of October 2021 titles, including Shonen manga, Shoujo manga, Seinan manga and artbooks. Once again, there’s something here for everyone.

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Burn the Witch, Vol. 1  

Story and Art by Tite Kubo

Behind the world you think you know lies a land of magic and  fairy tales—but Reverse London isn’t the pretty picture that’s  painted in children’s books. Fairy tales have teeth, and the dedicated agents of Wing Bind are the only thing standing  between you and the real story.

On Sale Date      October 5, 2021

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