Could Pixar do a Marvel superhero animated feature film now that Disney’s buying them?

Most of you probably know by now that Disney is buying Marvel Entertainment outright. The deal puts Marvel’s list of comic characters into the stable of Disney’s history, expertise and multimedia infrastructure. Some additional details have been released at ComingSoon, regarding the specifics of the deal, including a meeting with Pixar’s John Lasseter with Marvel, …
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4th Annual Asian Film Market

The Asian Film Market takes places each year during The Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF), and presents a series of forums on film financing, global distribution and more. Deals are also made directly for international distribution of local and global films. Dates: October 11-14, 2009 Location: Seoul, South Korea Find out more about the Asian …
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14th Annual Pusan International Film Festival

The very first international film festival to be held in Korea, The Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF) created a film culture with active participation by its audiences, in addition to staging a forum in introducing Korean cinema to the global film society. It was an immense success thanks to passionate interest from both domestic and …
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The Blackout Film Festival 2009

The Blackout Film Festival is an event-inspired New York City happening. For each festival, a topic is chosen that touches the lives of everyone in the community and filmmakers are called on to respond. One year later, a big party is thrown and the selected films are screened. Everyone has a story: what’s yours? Dates: …
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5th Annual European Film Festival

The European Film Festival delivers the finest in international independent film to cities across Europe, including London, Athens, Warsaw, Stockholm, and Berlin. The Festival offers an incredible opportunity for filmmakers to reach a vast audience of critics, scholars, film masters, and the movie-loving public throughout the European continent. The Festival presents over 250 features, shorts, …
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4th Annual Trail Dance Film Festival

The Trail Dance Film Festival presents independent films against the backdrop of Duncan, Oklahoma’s western landscape. Being the birthplace of luminary Ron Howard, Duncan is a town that is serious about its appreciation of cinema, and its residents and Oklahoma’s emerging film industry have welcomed and embraced the Festival. Dates: January 22-24, 2010 Location: Duncan, …
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21st Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival

The Palm Springs International Film Festival plays host to a stellar array of movies and movie stars in Southern California’s beautiful desert retreat. One of the nation’s largest festivals, PSIFF welcomes over 125,000 attendees and industry, and presents more than 220 films from 60 countries. In addition to presenting the work of celebrated auteurs, the …
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Gotham Screen 2009 Festival and Screenplay Competition

Gotham Screen celebrates new voices and fresh perspectives in international cinema at the Tribeca Cinemas in New York City. Serving as a venue where audiences and industry can discover artists, Gotham Screen delivers an original lineup that focuses on new names in cinema and films originating from lesser-known filmmaking regions. The Festival seeks to connect …
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3rd Annual Forster Film Festival

The Forster Film Festival presents an inspired program of short films from around the world, beachside in beautiful Forster, Australia. Though open to short films in any genre, the Festival’s selection committee favors positive and entertaining, glass-is-half-full films, and this year’s program will have a special focus on comedy. Dates: October 3-5, 2009 Location: Forster, …
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