As Todd Haynes' HBO miniseries "Mildred Pierce" makes its international premiere in Venice, it seems the frontiers between film and minis are blurring.
MADRID -- In the run-up to next week's Venice Film Festival, Berlin-based M-Appeal has nabbed worldwide rights to Chilean helmer Jose Luis Torres Leiva's "Verano."
European heavyweight StudioCanal has snapped up French distribution rights to Wes Anderson's "Moonrise Kingdom" and Derek Cianfrance's "Place Beyond the Pines."
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Spain's Adrian Guerra, producer of Rodrigo Cortes' Sundance hit "Buried," has created a new production label, the Barcelona-based Nostromo Pictures.
Brazilian Marcelo Gomes' "Once Upon a Time Veronica" and Chilean Marialy Rivas' "Young and Wild" will unspool in San Sebastian Films in Progress, a films at rough cut showcase.
Terrence Malick's "The Tree of Life" has added to its Cannes Palme d'Or win this May by taking the Grand Prix for film of the year, awarded by the Intl. Federation of Film Critics (Fipresci).
Argentine director-producer Daniel Burman, winner of two 2004 Berlinale Silver Bears for "Lost Embrace," will receive a four-pic retro at late September's Biarritz Latin American Festival.
Gerardo Naranjo's "Miss Bala," "Swirl," from Brazil's Clarissa Campolina and Helvecio Marins, and Chilean Christian Jimenez's "Bonsai" will compete in San Sebastian Film Festival's Horizontes Latinos…
Appearing out of the blue, Kim Ki-duk's latest feature, "Amen," will world preem at September's San Sebastian Film Festival.
New York-based Film Movement has nabbed North American rights to "Corpo celeste," the directorial debut of Italy's Alice Rohrwacher that screened in Cannes' Directors' Fortnight.