Argentine comedian Guillermo Francella will topline Ana Katz's "Los Marziano," a dramedy about the reunion of a dysfunctional family.
Pau Freixas' "Heroes" and Agusti Villaronga's "Black Bread" drew buyer attention at the first Catalan Screenings in Paris.
Luc Besson's EuropaCorp and Spain's Telecinco Cinema, two of the most powerful production houses in Europe, are on a B.O. high.
Colifilms Diffusion has taken all French rights to "Adama Meshuga'at" (Sweet Mud), the second feature film from Israeli filmmaker Dror Shaul.
Never have so many high-caliber film players gathered in Latin America as for the first edition of Ventana Sur, the Nov. 27-30 film mart that marked a kind of coming of age for region's film biz.
The first Ventana Sur film mart in Buenos Aires, a joint venture of the Cannes market and Argentina's Incaa Film Institute, wrapped amid a flurry of deals.
Having partnered on "Waltz With Bashir," France's Les Films d'Ici and broadcaster Arte France are reteaming on "Berlin, 1884 -- The Division of Africa."
Tizza Covi and Rainer Frimmel's "La Pivellina" and Lynn Shelton's "Humpday" shared top kudos at the Gijon Film Festival.
Eric Mathis' Miami-based sales and production company Ondamax Films has closed South Korea with Entermode on "Before the World Ends" and with Sonamu Pictures for "Deseo."
Menemsha Films has taken U.S. theatrical and DVD rights on "Nora's Will," which is repped by Mexico-based sales company Latinofusion.
Three films from Latin American new talent powerhouses -- Esmir Filho's "The Famous and the Dead," Pablo Stoll's "Hiroshima" and Gerardo Tort's "Round Trip" -- have been added to screenings at…