At last year's Mifed, Paris-based sales company Celluloid Dreams pacted with eight Euro distribs to form a buying alliance for arthouse pics. But the deal fell apart at Cannes when Hengameh Panahi…
A bitter row has resulted in Pathe Pictures pulling out of Michael Winterbottom's "Code 46" just three weeks before the pic was due to start shooting.
Tax-break season is in full swing in Blighty. A bewildering variety of new film funds is being launched this fall to tempt investors who are seeking shelter from the taxman.
The Directors Guild of Great Britain has selected John Schlesinger as the latest recipient of its lifetime achievement award.
Asif Kapadia's "The Warrior" has been chosen as the British entry for this year's foreign-lingo Oscar race.