EXCLUSIVE: Freestyle Digital Media, the digital film distribution division of Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group, has acquired North American rights to the Philippines-based military-themed thriller The Expat, with plans to release it across VOD platforms on May 24. The film from writer-director Gregory Segal tells the story of a...

By Alan Ng Deadlines can be a great motivator for filmmakers to finish (or start) a film. Paula Rhodes and Charlie Bodin’s feature film, Delicate State, had a hard deadline of nine months as it incorporated the couple’s actual pregnancy as an integral part of the...