In international sales, most Latin American films' biggest problem is that they're not European.
As the international market gets tough, the tough get going -- to markets like the Madrid de Cine-Spanish Film Screenings.
Havana's 5ta Avenida Producciones is teaming with Seville's La Zanfona Producciones to produce "Juan de los Muertos" (Juan of the Dead), a groundbreaking Cuban zombie film, and part of a growing…
Philippe Bober's Coproduction Office has sealed deals at Cannes on three titles: "Aurora," "Tender Son -- the Frankenstein Project," and "Le quattro volte."
Diane Kruger ("Inglourious Basterds") will topline "Special Forces," a $12.6-million Afghanistan-set kidnap drama.
"Transporter 3" director Olivier Megaton will direct "Colombiana," the next big English-language project from Luc Besson's Gallic studio EuropaCorp.
Cracks are appearing in the once-august edifice of France's film industry.
Kirsten Dunst has joined the cast of "On the Road," Walter Salles and Francis Ford Coppola's adaptation of Jack Kerouac's 1957 novel.
"Muriel's Wedding" helmer P.J. Hogan and star Toni Collette are reteaming on "Mental," about a charismatic, crazy hothead who transforms a family's life when she becomes the nanny of five girls.
Gallic mini-major Rezo has taken France and all international rights on John Sayles' "Amigo," a slice-of-war movie set in the 1899-1902 Philippine-American War.
The thriller is loosely inspired by Jacques Maillot's 2008 "Les Liens du sang."