BSkyB strikes deal with Miramax

UK pay TV broadcaster BSkyB has struck a volume deal with movie distributor Miramax. The deal will give the News Corp-backed company’s movie channel Sky Movies access to films including Life is Beautiful, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Spy Kids, Starsky & Hutch and Pulp Fiction. Movies will be offered in high definition as well as via […]

Sky Italia signs Miramax film deal

Sky Italia and Miramax have signed a new distribution agreement that will see Sky Italia airing various titles from Miramax’s library, including There Will be Blood, Eagle vs Shark and No Country For Old Men. Danny Goldman, Miramax senior vice-president and head of sales, Europe, said, “The Miramax library offers hit movies in every genre, […]

Miramax expands international sales team

Miramax has expanded its global sales team with the appointment of Mathilde Rottier as vice-president, worldwide television. Stuart Shaw has joined the studio as director, international sales and marketing, while Astrid De Berardinis and Alexandra Tullberg have been appointed directors of sales. Rottier, who joins from MGM Worldwide TV Group were she was vice-president, will be […]

UKTV in Miramax movie deal

UK broadcaster UKTV will air a number of Miramax movies after the companies signed a licensing deal. UKTV operates channels including Watch, Dave, Gold and Eden. Miramax titles include There Will be Blood, Eagle vs Shark and No Country For Old Men. “UKTV has a proven record of delivering high-quality feature films to its subscribers […]

Netflix strikes deal with Miramax for UK and Ireland

Netflix has struck a deal with Miramax to make Miramax titles available on its forthcoming service in the UK and Ireland. Titles that will be available on the Netflix service in the UK and Ireland, in addition to movies already available in the US and Latin America, will include The Aviator, Bad Santa, The Boy […]

Miramax to launch Facebook streaming service

US studio Miramax is to launch a movie streaming service via Facebook in the US, UK and Turkey, with France and Germany to follow in the near future, according to a report by the PaidContent website. The Miramax experience, as the service is called, will offer 20 titles for rent in the US, and 10 […]