FIPRESCI plaudits go to one outstanding film in Cannes Competition, Un Certain Regard and either Directors' Fortnight or Critics' Week.
"Sellers" turns on three people who embark on an eventful road trip to sell paintings.
"Lily Sometimes," directed by France's Fabienne Berthaud, and Belgian Olivier Masset-Depasse's "Illegal" took top kudos at the 42nd Cannes Directors' Fortnight.
First-time helmer Janus Metz' documentary "Armadillo," about two Danish soldiers in Afghanistan, won the Critics' Week Grand Prix at Cannes on Thursday.
IFC Films has picked up U.S. rights to Abbas Kiarostami's "Certified Copy," which played in competish at Cannes.
Paris-based 2.4.7. Films' Marc-Antoine Robert and Xavier Rigault ("Persepolis") are set to produce helmer Yann Samuell's "With or Without You."
French top animator Bibo Bergeron ("Shark Tales") is developing his first live-action pic, a 19th century-set fantasy-romance.
Les Films du Poisson's Yael Fogiel and Laetitia Gonzalez -- who have Mathieu Amalric's competition player "On Tour" and Julie Bertucelli's fest closer "The Tree" at Cannes -- are developing a flurry…
Gallic powerhouse MK2 has inked multiple sales deals for Abbas Kiarostami's Cannes competition title "Certified Copy" across Europe and Latin America.
Brazilian film investment agency RioFilme is set to co-produce the $5 million drama "Coracoes Sujos" ("Dirty Hearts") with Brazil's Mixer.
Moroccan director Nabil Ayouch will direct and produce "Les etoiles de Sidi Moumen," based on Mahi Binebine's novel about Casablanca's 2003 suicide bombings.