For Venice audiences and critics, "In the City of Sylvia," which world preemed there in 2007, established Spaniard Jose Luis Guerin as a talent to track.
On the Lido with Alex de la Iglesia's "Balada triste," which plays in competition on Monday, France's Backup Films, a pic consultancy-turned-investor, is stepping up to the plate.
On the Lido with Julian Schnabel's "Miral," which it co-produced, Tarak Ben Ammar's Quinta Communications is getting set to raise the bar on the distribution of films with Arab storylines in the…
As President Obama attempts to re-launch a Middle East peace process, more than one question at the press conference for Julian Schnabel's "Miral," world preeming at Venice in competition today, is…
For a second year running, Hong Kong and Holland-based Fortissimo Films is back on the Lido in force.
In the Venice festival's first announced deal, Lucky Red has snapped up Italian rights to Robert Rodriguez's "Machete."
With Catherine Breillat's fairy-tale reboot "Sleeping Beauty" opening Venice's Horizons, France's Pyramide is back on the Lido.
He says he can't drink. But vet French director Bertrand Blier might be tempted to crack open a good Premier Cru given the Gallic bow of "The Clink of Ice."
The international TV market is back, says TV France Intl.'s CEO Mathieu Bejot. And he has some figures to prove it.
DeAPlaneta, one of Spain's most powerful indie sales agents and domestic distributors, is opening up a prestige young directors line.