Gallic sales agent, distributor and producer Wild Bunch has acquired a majority stake in Spanish independent distributor Vertigo Films.
France Televisions Distribution, the international sales arm of the French pubcaster, has inked video-on-demand pacts with Sony and Hulu.
It may be a small-budget dramedy with a little-known cast, but Valerie Donzelli's "Declaration of War" has already conquered French audiences and film reviewers alike.
Documentaries not only made a big splash onscreen in theaters at Toronto, but also offscreen, in deal memos.
Valerie Donzelli's "Declaration of War" has been selected to represent France in the foreign-language Oscar race.
Paul Verhoeven and Werner Herzog are among a number of filmmakers attending Mipcom, the international TV mart that kicks off in Cannes on Oct. 3.
Rolling off TV France International's Rendez-Vous in Biarritz, Moonscoop has closed a flurry of pre-sales on toon series "Casper's Scare School's" second season.
Canadian distrib KinoSmith has nabbed all rights to Atea and Mohamed Al Daradji's "In My Mother's Arms."
French mini-major Gaumont is stepping into international TV production and distribution with the launch of Gaumont Intl. Television, an L.A.-based indie studio.
French sales company Wide Management has acquired Tawfik Abu Wael's drama "Last Days In Jerusalem" for international sales. "Last Days" centers on an upper-class Palestinian couple living in East…
Helmer Jeff Nichols' psychological drama "Take Shelter" beat 13 other contenders to win the grand prize at the 37th Deauville American Film Festival, which wrapped Saturday.