Mifed dealmakers admit their heads are spinning. But the one thing sellers exiting the 69th edition of the film market are sure of is just how tricky the indie distribution business has become.
Tuesday saw a slew of sales at Mifed as sellers scrambled to pack in meetings and clinch deals before many leave the Milan mart today.
Winchester Entertainment has appointed Gareth Jones head of U.K. film production and finance.
Kirk D'Amico's sales company Myriad Pictures has optioned the original screenplay "I'll Be You" by Nina Coleman, for Tapestry Films to produce.
Alan Parker, chairman of the Film Council, today laid out a blueprint for the "radical re-invention" of the British film industry, in a speech intended to start a debate about the direction of U.K…
Danish auteur Lars von Trier is planning to reunite with Nicole Kidman for two more films, which will form a trilogy with their recently completed "Dogville."
Director Anand Tucker and writer Frank Cottrell Boyce have signed up to develop "November 5th," a historical movie about the Gunpowder Plot to blow up the English Houses of Parliament in 1605.
Miramax Films is reshuffling its London office, with Allon Reich exiting as head of film and Colin Vaines relocating back to the U.K. as exec VP, European production and development.
Miramax Films is to distribute its own movies in Germany, hiring its own local staff to handle releases through Buena Vista Intl.
The formidable presence of Harvey Weinstein loomed large on the opening day of the Mifed film mart as the Miramax co-chairman jetted into Milan on Sunday to present the first footage from Quentin…