The Croisette was abuzz last week over helmer Lars von Tier's declarations of Nazi sympathy and subsequent condemnation by Cannes Festival officials.
Two disparate visions of youth by European actor-directors -- Belgian Bouli Lanners' coming-of-age dramedy ''The Giants'' and Austrian Karl Markovic's far more somber ''Breathing'' -- swept top…
French company Rezo Films and Luxembourg-based shingle Iris Group have teamed up to create Rezo Finance, a 50-50 financing structure aimed at supporting and co-funding Rezo's distribution, world…
"Atmen" (Breathing), the directorial debut of Austrian actor-turned-director Karl Markovics, has won the Europa Cinemas Label for best European film in Directors' Fortnight.
The Cohen Media Group has acquired U.S. rights to two titles from European pic powerhouse StudioCanal: "La Delicatesse" and "The Prey."
Urban Distribution Intl., the Paris-based sales agent and distributor, has licensed Eva Ionesco's autobiographical "My Little Princess" to Germany's X-Verleih, Joint Ent. for Taiwan and Benelux's ABC…
Zephyr Films' Chris Curling has been elected president of the Paris-based European Producers Club.
Pandastorm Pictures has acquired Directors' Fortnight opening film "The Fairy" for distribution in Germany and Austria.
Lars von Trier, director of Cannes Palme d'Or contender ''Melancholia,'' has apologized for statements made today at the film's press conference where he said that he ''sympathized with Hitler, yes…
Joe Dante's "Monster Love" and Guillaume Ivernel's "Soul Man" proved standouts at Tuesday's Capital Regions for Cinema Co-Production Meeting in Cannes.
"Upperdog," "Beloved," "Dark Horse" and "A Family" have been added to the first annual Scandinavia On Demand Film Festival.