Sony Pictures President of Worldwide Marketing and Distribution Josh Greenstein on Tuesday made the announcement, “As you all know, taking a more global approach to our marketing efforts has been a top priority for some time now, and we wanted Andre and Paul’s titles to more accurately reflect the increasingly collaborative and global scope of their work and oversight,” he said in a staff memo.
Andre and Paul will now partner on all marketing efforts to ensure campaigns are aligned with our global movie going audience.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has collaborated with The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival decided to restore Paths of Glory, an anti-war film.
The film was restored in collaboration with Martin Scorsese’s Film Foundation.
Meher Tatna, the immediate past president of the HFPA said, “The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has long been a supporter of film restoration with the goal of preserving the rich history of the world’s movie heritage.
“We are proud to partner with KVIFF, a huge supporter of film restoration, to showcase this important film in all its restored glory.”
The restoration is a part of the efforts to support film preservation. Last year the HFPA announced to help restore the 300 short films by the Lumière Brothers along with Institut Lumière.
Drafthouse Films launched a branded channel on the Film Festival Flix digital platform. It features films like Bullhead, Klown, The Act of Killing, Miami Connection, Cheap Thrills, The Congress among others.
A documentary on Stacy Poitras and his craft The Chainsaw Artist will also be completed. It includes Poitras’ father-in-law Clint Eastwood, brother-in-law Scott Eastwood, wife Alison Eastwood, Sam Elliott and Titus Welliver.
The artist has been sculpting the last pieces of his Seven Deadly Sins wooden sculptures, which is also the focal point of the documentary.
The film is being directed by Marco Bottiglieri and produced by Ashla Soter.