February 24, 2000AFM
Looks Flush With German Players
I've just included the segment of the article
dealing with Lord of the Rings. The entire article is quite lengthy, but it is
In addition to the domestic-available titles, foreign buyers
will be kicking the tires on product from Miramax Intl. (Birthday Girl,
Spy Kids), Summit (Blair Witch Project 2, Chuck and
Buck), New Line Cinema (Lord of the Rings, Love and
Basketball) and Intermedia Films (Therese Raquin with Kate Winslet,
The Wedding Planner starring Jennifer Lopez).
the entire article here.
Nona also sent me some info on the AFM and
what it does:
The AFM runs 23 February - 1 March. "A record-setting
number of exhibitors, screenings and Sundance Film Festival entries mark new highs in
growth as the American Film Market celebrates its 20th year. The annual event, which takes
place at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel in California, will attract over 7,000
industry professionals from 70 countries including film and TV distributors, agents,
attorneys, producers, directors, trade groups, film festival programmers and film
Also, Essex Boys, which is a Sean
Bean flick that will be released later this year, is being exhibited at the AFM as well:
Essex Boys listing at AFM:
Action Adventure; Dir: Terry Winsor; Cast: Sean Bean, Alex Kingston, Charlie Creed-miles,
SPRING INTERNATIONAL UK LTD.
Sunday 2/27 9:00 (this is when it's being screened at the AFM)
AFM's website is:
and Essex Boys is listed here:
Essex Boys is being exhibited by:
Spring Intl. U.K.
85 Wimpole St.
London W1M 8AJ U.K.
Fax: (44-171) 935-1834
Attending: Massimo Graziosi, president; Lena Lunden-Ryan, assistant to
"Essex Boys," producer, Jeff Pope; director, Terry Winsor; cast, Sean
Bean, Alex Kingston, Tom Wilkinson. A young man recounts how an
ambitious and very beautiful young woman double-crossed a bunch of drug lords and himself.