Posts Tagged ‘cave of forgotten dreams’

Herzog Does Colbert in 3D

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

Herzog Tub-Thumps Cave Of Forgotten Dreams On Colbert

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Herzog Tub-Thumps Cave Of Forgotten Dreams On Colbert

The Weekend Report — May 1

Sunday, May 1st, 2011

Weekend Estimates: April 29-May 1, 2011

Title Distributor Gross (average) % chng Theaters Cume
Fast Five Uni 83.1 (22,810) NEW 3644 83.1
Rio Fox 14.5 (3,900) -45% 3707 103.7
Madea’s Big Happy Family Lionsgate 10.0 (4,370) -60% 2288 41
Water for Elephants Fox 9.2 (3,270) -45% 2820 32.4
Prom BV 4.8 (1,770) NEW 2730 4.8
Hoodwinked Too! Weinstein Co. 4.1 (1,650) NEW 2505 4.1
Soul Surfer Sony 3.3 (1,650) -39% 2010 33.8
Insidious Film District 5.3 (2,530) -21% 1584 45.62
Hop Uni 2.5 (790) -79% 3176 105.2
Source Code Summit 2.5 (1,530) -51% 1645 48.9
African Cats BV 2.3 (1,900) -61% 1224 10.6
Scream 4 Weinstein Co. 2.2 (1,000) -68% 2221 35.5
Hanna Focus 2.2 (1,410) -58% 1564 35.9
Limitless Relativity 1.1 (1,300) -59% 838 76.1
The Conspirator Roadside Attractions 1.0 (1,480) -53% 691 8.7
Arthur WB 1.0 (810) -75% 1251 31.7
The Lincoln Lawyer Lionsgate .85 (1,180) -53% 719 54.9
Dylan Dog: Dead of Night FreeStyle .74 (850) 875 0.74
Win Win Fox Searchlight .67 (2,220) -40% 302 7.6
Your Highness Uni .61 (1,520) -84% 402 21.1
Jane Eyre Focus .52 (1,770) -30% 294 8.7
The Adjustment Bureau Uni .51 (1,840) 106% 277 61.7
Atlas Shrugged: Part 1 Rocky Mountain .41 (1,110) -53% 371 3.9
Weekend Total ($500,000+ Films) $150.50
% Change (Last Year) 54%
% Change (Last Week) 15%
Also debuting/expanding
Cave of Forgotten Dreams IFC .14 (27,440) 5 0.14
The Greatest Movie Ever Sold Sony Classics 95,600 (2,660) -19% 36 0.25
In a Better World Sony Classics 76,700 (1,870) 5% 41 0.4
Incendies Sony Classics 69,800 (6,980) 38% 10 0.14
Nenu Naa Rakshasi Great India 45,300 (2,660) 17 0.05
13 Assassins Magnolia 40,100 (10,020) 4 0.04
Chalo Dilli Eros 38,400 (1,370) 28 0.04
Exporting Raymond IDP 35,200 (2,710) 13 0.04
Vaanam Big Cinemas 26,600 (2,960) 9 0.03
The Robber Kino 14,100 (2,8200 5 0.01
Sympathy for Delicious Maya 8,600 (4,300) 2 0.01
Lebanon, Pa. Truly Indie 7,300 (3,650) 2 0.01
That’s What I Am IDP 6,600 (6600 10 0.01
Earthwork Shadow 3,200 (3,200) 1 0.01
The Arbor Strand 1,600 (1,600) 1 0.01

Domestic Market Share: January 1 – April 21, 2011

Distributor (releases) Gross Market Share
Paramount (9) 418.5 15.20%
Sony (11) 403.7 14.70%
Universal (9) 354.7 12.90%
Warner Bros. (16) 314.1 11.40%
Buena Vista (7) 263.5 9.60%
Fox (8) 235.4 8.60%
Weinstein co. (5) 165.9 6.10%
Relativity (4) 105.9 3.90%
Fox Searchlight (5) 87.9 3.20%
Lionsgate (80 85.3 3.10%
Focus (4) 60.7 2.20%
CBS (3) 57.2 2.10%
Summit (4) 57.1 2.10%
FilmDistrict (1) 44 1.60%
eOne/Seville (10) 15.3 0.60%
Roadside Attractions (6) 13.7 0.50%
Sony Classics (8) 13.6 0.50%
Other * (109) 47.1 1.70%
2743.6 100.00%
* none greater than 0.4%

Critics Roundup — April 29

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Dylan Dog: Dead of Night|||||
Cave of Forgotten Dreams||||Green|Green
13 Assassins||Green||Green|
Fast Five||Green|||Green


Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

A Film Produced by Creative Differences for HISTORY Films in Association with More 4

Toronto, ON (September 15, 2010) – IFC Films, the leading American distributor of independent and foreign films, announced today it has acquired all U.S. rights, excluding television, to Werner Herzog’s extraordinary 3-D documentary CAVE OF FORGOTTEN DREAMS. The documentary grants audiences remarkable access into the Chauvet-Pont-d’Arc cave in southern France, which holds the earliest known visions of mankind. Although access to the caves has been extremely limited due to concerns that overexposure could damage the invaluable drawings, Herzog was granted permission to film by using special lights that emit no heat.

CAVE OF FORGOTTEN DREAMS is produced by Creative Differences in partnership with HISTORY Films and The French Ministry of Culture and Communication as a co-production with Arte France and in association with More 4. The documentary is produced by Erik Nelson and Adrienne Cuiffo with executive producers Dave Harding, David McKillop, Julian P. Hobbs, Molly Thompson, and Tabitha Jackson. Erik Nelson produced Herzog’s previous two feature documentaries GRIZZLY MAN and ENCOUNTERS AT THE END OF THE WORLD.

Jonathan Sehring, President of IFC Films remarks, “We were completely blown away by this tour-de-force from Wener Herzog. This is what great 3-D technology was created for and we really couldn’t be more excited to work with History Films, the producers, and Werner to bring this awe inspiring film to American audiences.”

David McKillop, SVP, Development and Programming, HISTORY says, “The discovery of the caves and access to them is historic and Werner’s film is unprecedented. HISTORY Films is thrilled with the distribution and collaboration with IFC and proud to be at the crossroads of the past and the future to bring this masterpiece to a broad audience in spectacular 3-D.”

Producer Erik Nelson says, “We’re very excited to be working with IFC, given their commitment and experience in supporting groundbreaking films. It feels like a good home for us.”

The deal for CAVE OF FORGOTTEN DREAMS was negotiated by Arianna Bocco and Betsy Rodgers for IFC Films, and Josh Braun of Submarine Entertainment on behalf of the filmmakers with Marc Simon of Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard LLP providing legal services.

This is the second acquisition for IFC Films at this year’s festival, following James Gunn’s dark comedy SUPER starring Ellen Page and Rainn Wilson.

About IFC Films
Established a decade ago, IFC Films – a division of Rainbow Media’s IFC Entertainment – is the leading U.S. distributor of independent and foreign film. Its unique day and date distribution model makes independent films available to a national audience by releasing them simultaneously in theaters as well as on cable’s On Demand platform and through Pay-Per-View, reaching nearly 50 million homes. IFC Films’ “IFC Midnight” label, launched in 2010, offers the very best in international genre cinema, including horror, sci-fi, thrillers, erotic arthouse, action and more. Some of the company’s successes over the years have included MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING, Y TU MAMA TAMBIEN, TOUCHING THE VOID, ME AND YOU AND EVERYONE WE KNOW, 4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS AND 2 DAYS, GOMORRAH, CHE, SUMMER HOURS, IN THE LOOP, ANTICHRIST, THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE, JOAN RIVERS: A PIECE OF WORK, and WORDPLAY. IFC Films has worked with established and breakout auteurs including Steven Soderbergh, Gus Van Sant, Spike Lee, Richard Linklater, Miranda July, Lars Von Trier, Gaspar Noe, Todd Solondz, Cristian Mungiu, Susanne Bier, Olivier Assayas, Jim McKay, Larry Fessenden, Gregg Araki, Jacques Rivette, Claude Chabrol, as well as more recent breakouts such as Andrea Arnold, Mia Hansen Love, Corneliu Porombiou, Joe Swanberg, Barry Jenkins, Lena Dunham, Aaron Katz, Daryl Wein and Abdellatif Kechiche.

About HISTORY Films
HISTORY Filmsä is the feature documentary production arm of HISTORYâ and seeks to bring cinematic stories by outstanding independent filmmakers to the widest possible audience. HISTORY Films seeks dramatic non-fiction films about extraordinary people and those singular moments in our past, present and future that stand out forever, demonstrating that History is Made Every Day. The HISTORY Films roster currently includes: Countdown to Zero (2010) (with Magnolia and Participant) and Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010) (produced with Creative Differences and C4). Visit HISTORY at

About Creative Differences
Creative Differences is a Los Angeles and Vancouver based production company. Over the past fifteen years, Creative Differences has produced a wide range of programming for an even wider range of television networks, including: HISTORY, A&E, Animal Planet, Discovery, National Geographic, Fox, CBS, MTV and PBS. The company has produced notable series such as “Unsolved History,” “Time Warp,” “Blood Dolphins” and “Megadisasters” as well as the feature documentaries Grizzly Man and the Academy Awardâ-nominated Encounters at the End of the World.

Herzog’s 3-D Doc

Monday, September 13th, 2010

Goldstein Gets A Sneak Of 30 Minutes Of Herzog’s 3-D Doc

TIFF 2010 Preview, Part One

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

The Toronto International Film Festival is looming ever closer, and as always, one of the greatest challenges faced by film journalists attending the fest is determining which films on the fest’s packed slate they’ll see. With roughly a week to cover the fest and only so many hours in the day to see (and write about!) films — not to mention those late-night parties and more basic needs like food, a few hours sleep, and the ever-present caffeine fix, there’s just no way to see everything you’d like to see.