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World Cup Broadcasters Offer Added Kick to Return on Pricey Rights Fees

Even if rights auctions proved underwhelming in many countries, the World Cup, which kicks off June 14 in Russia, remains the second-biggest global TV event outside of the Olympics and a brand booster for broadcasters in most parts of the world. But competition from less costlyprogramming and shifting viewing habits pose challenges for those who splurged for rights to the quadrennial soccer ...

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Annecy: UTA Independent Group to Handle Animortal’s ‘Chuck Steel’ Rights for North America

UTA Independent Film Group is handling North American sales to Animortal Studios’ “Chuck Steel: Night of the Trampires,” a stop-motion action-horror-comedy movie directed by Mike Mort. World premiering June 12 in Annecy’s Official Selection, “Chuck Steel” pays tribute to the look and feel of 1980s’ live-action movies. Set in 1986, the film follows a cop-on-the-edge who doesn’t play by the ...

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