Gallic distribs Metropolitan Filmexport, Wild Bunch and Mars pre-bought some of the bigger-budgeted, high-profile U.S. projects shopped at the Cannes Film Market.
Chilean Pablo Larrain's ''No,'' the first investment by Jeff Skoll's Participant Media in a foreign-language film, swept the top Art Cinema Award at Cannes' 44th Directors' Fortnight.
Paris-based Euro mini-major Wild Bunch has struck scores of mid-week sales on a powerful Cannes slate that includes Brian De Palma's "Passion," Guillaume Canet's "Blood Ties" and three competition…
Spaniard Antonio Mendez Esparza's emigration drama "Aqui y alla" won the 51st Critics' Week top nod, the Nespresso Grand Prize.
CANNES -- Charlotte Gainsbourg is to star in comicbook artist-turned-helmer Riad Sattouf's satirical comedy "Jacky au royaume des filles" (Jacky in Women's Kingdom).
CANNES -- Rolling off sustained Cannes trading, Pathe International, the sales arm of the leading European mini-major based out of the U.K. and France, has closed a near 100 deals on often…
Mini-major Studiocanal has struck bullish Cannes sales on "Paddington," "Serena," "Mood Indigo," "I Give It a Year" and "King of Soho," consolidating its position as a key European…
CANNES -- French thesp-turned-helmer Mathieu Amalric, who won Cannes' director nod two years ago for "On Tour," is preparing a big screen adaptation of Stendhal's classic novel "The Red and the…
France's Pascal Morelli is set to direct 3D animated feature "Le Prince et 108 Demons" (The Prince and the 108 Demons), inspired by the Chinese novel "Outlaws of the Water Margin."
French producers David Frenkel and Arno Moria's Synecdoche has boarded "Le Dernier des injustes" (The Last of the Unjust), a feature documentary penned and helmed by filmmaker and journalist Claude…
Cannes buyers have fallen under the spell of "Grace of Monaco," Olivier Dahan's drama toplining Nicole Kidman as thesp-turned-princess Grace Kelly.